Oregon train derailment spills oil, sparks fire


Oil spills are preventable. Read excerpt:
“Including Friday’s accident, at least 26 oil trains have been involved in major fires or derailments during the past decade in the U.S. and Canada, according to Associated Press analysis of accident records from the two countries.

The worst was a 2013 derailment that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec. Damage from that accident has been estimated at $1.2 billion or higher.”

World’s Loneliest Elephant Dies After Spending 60 Years Alone in a Tiny Concrete Cell – Earthables


People need to read Hank’s story!


World’s Loneliest Elephant Dies After Spending 60 Years Alone in a Tiny Concrete Cell

By EarthablesFOLLOW


Hanako the elephant, who has been called the world’s saddest elephant has passed away after spending 60 years in a tiny cell at Inokashira Park Zoo in Japan.

She was 69 years old.

In the six decades Hanako spent in her cell, she never got to feel soft grass or dirt under her feet, or the bark of trees with her trunk, and worst of all, she hadn’t seen another elephant for most of her adult life….”

Read on, never forget Hank….Life so precious….Support animal rights

Tenerife island, rojo


Check this out:

“Roberto Porto posted this photo at EarthSky Facebook in late May, 2016. It’s a pass of International Space Station (ISS) over Tenerife, one of Spain’s Canary Islands. The large plant is a tajinaste rojo, an endemic plant of this island. Roberto said the tajinaste plants typically blossom in May on this island, and he said some grow as high as 10 feet (3 meters). Of his photo, he wrote:”