On this Hump Day, we’ve got green news updates on the BP Oil Spill, the shark fin trade and canine conservationists!
- The U.S. Department of Justice accuses BP of ‘gross negligence and willful misconduct.’ (Huffington Post)
- Cathay Pacific (based in Hong Kong) just sent a loud and clear message regarding the shark fin trade: ‘No more fins on our planes.’ (Treehugger)
- Wildlife conservationists are saving dogs from the pound and saving nature at the same time — by training the dogs to find threatened species! (Green)
- Thousands of dead rats — invasive species, no less — have piled up on Mississippi beaches after Isaac. Gross. (NBC News)
- Endangered species protection for the gray wolf was lifted on Friday — what does it mean for this apex predator? (Christian Science Monitor)
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