Thomas Nelson Profile Overview

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate

Thomas is an Oregon-based environmental advocate, a lover of the outdoors, and has an at times unhealthy obsession with chickens.
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California-Based Company Develops Clear Solar Panels

Getting solar panels installed on your roof is a real gold standard when it comes to being green. Of course, solar panels aren’t the only way to generate your own power. In 2016, Elon Musk unveiled that his company, SolarCity, would begin manufacturing solar shingles that resemble regular roof shingles, unlike the large, bulky conventional […]

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate

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Watch: Giant Hole Sucks In Excess Storm Water In California Lake

Last year, Californians near Lake Berryessa reservoir, located 75 miles north of San Francisco, were treated to a rare sight: a so-called “glory hole” in the reservoir draining excess rainwater. It’s been described as an inverted fountain and, perhaps less gloriously, like a toilet being flushed. No matter how you describe it, it’s an unusual […]

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate

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What If Nestlé and Coke Had to Clean Up Their Own Plastic Pollution?

Over the past several years plastic has touted to have terrible effects on the environment, and for good reason. Most plastics, unlike other materials, cannot biodegrade, and this is toxic for wildlife — especially for the oceans, where so much plastic ends up. Scientists estimate about eight million metric tons of plastic land in the […]

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate

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Expert Warns Trophy Hunting Could Push Polar Bears To Extinction

Polar bears are an iconic creature, their white fur, and giant size is unmistakable. But humans have been taking these creatures for granted for far too long. To say that the polar bear is in trouble is a bit of an understatement. According to the IUCN red list, polar bears are considered vulnerable [1]. In […]

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate

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Enormous Humpback Whale Filmed Jumping Next To A Fishing Boat

Nature is truly a wonderful thing. Our world is filled with a stunningly diverse array of creatures, from tiny mice to gigantic whales. Whales in particular trigger a certain wonder in humans, so much so that whale watching has become a favorite tourist activity around the world. Recently, a humpback whale gave workers on a […]

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate

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Lions Found Mutilated By Poachers For ‘Magic Potions’

100 years ago, there were more than 200,000 lions living in the wild in Africa. Today, only about 10% of them remain. Lions have disappeared from 95% of their historic range [1], and many live inside of protected animal preserves in order to protect the animals from poaching. Unfortunately, wildlife preserves don’t have a perfect […]

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate

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Overworked Elephant Drops Dead After Forced to Give Rides in 100 Degree Heat

Sambo’s life was utter misery from the moment humans decided to use her as a tourist attraction. And now this poor overworked elephant is dead. Reports say that Sambo was being forced to ferry tourists to the largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat, in Cambodia. Temperatures exceeded 100 degrees, and there was not […]

Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Environmental Advocate