PETA praises monkey used to destroy photographer

People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) named the Indonesian crested black macaque monkey Naruto as their Person of the Year. The monkey became famous resulting from a copyright dispute over selfies the animal took in 2011 using equipment set up by British nature photographer David Slater in the jungles of…

Deforestation of rainforests isn’t always a bad thing

A curious article was posted on the green blogosphere today. An environmentalist online publication named Triplepundit had a news story attempting to pull at people’s heart strings, decrying the potential demise of Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem rain forest at the hands of (pun intended) greedy palm oil companies. Since palm oil is a substance used to…