EPA Announces That It Will Consider Blocking Pebble Mine


Today’s announcement is another victory in the battle to stop Pebble Mine, but the war isn’t over.
Photo by Pat Clayton

Two days ago, we asked you to send an email to the Environmental Protection Agency, asking that the agency use its authority to protect Bristol Bay from the dangers proposed by Pebble Mine. Today, the EPA announced today that it is invoking its authority under the Clean Water Act to determine whether it should. . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 02.28.14

Welcome to a new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. We have a light selection this week, just ten videos, but there is some great cinematography and editing on display. I think we’re in the late-winter doldrums, as folks in the Northern Hemisphere anticipate. . .

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Fun Photos: Dogs Using Human Furniture


He’s kinda got the right part of his body on the couch.
Photo via thebarkpost.com

The furniture in your home is designed with human comfort in mind, but dogs are quite built like us. The BarkPost has pulled together 20 great photos of dogs using our furniture in often unique and bizarre ways. Who are we to. . .

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Photos: Dog Adopts an Abandoned Chimpanzee as Her Own


Mama mastiff with her adopted baby.
Photo via lifewithdogs.tv

An amazing series of pictures on lifewithdogs.tv shows yet another example in which a dog has shown a boundless capacity for love, one that extends beyond her own. . .

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