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Jerry “The King” Lawler Vs. Mark Henry
WWF In Your House: Mind Games
[September 22nd, 2016]

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Mark Henry’s debut match in the WWF. Hard to believe so much time has passed, and how many generations have come and gone since Henry began placing opponents in his “Hall Of Pain”. In Mark’s first official match, he faced off against a 20+ year veteran, Jerry “The King” Lawler, as the two fondly recall:

uraqts  asked:

do people ever ask you questions like, 'where are you going to work after geo?' or 'what can you do after finishing your degree?'. its so annoying (sorry i had to type these questions, ugh). i just got accepted. my minor is socioeconomic geoanalysis, so its focused on human geo. im so glad you study geo too, idk any more geo studyblrs lol. sorry for being chaotic, have a good day! ⚡️

yeah i do, and i suppose it helps for me since i somewhat have my future career aspirations set out? i’d like to work in conservation, and specifically of the environment. i would like for this to take me into work with either governments, intergovernmental organisations (e.g. UNEP), or non governmental ones (e.g. WWF or IUCN), so that’s usually what i reply with!

there are lots of paths you can take with geography and i feel like it’s an extremely useful subject that will be relevant to all lives in our future as we’re coming up to greater environmental problems that encompass both human and physical aspects of life.

Former WWE Intercontinental Champion Chyna has passed away
[April 21st, 2016]

HORRIBLE news. TERRIBLE. Legitimately one of the sweetest and most friendly people I’ve ever met in pro wrestling, former WWF Intercontinental Champion Chyna has passed away. The following was posted on her Facebook page, along with the image above:

It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero. Joanie Laurer aka Chyna, the 9th wonder of the world has passed away. She will live forever in the memories of her millions of fans and all of us that loved her.

Felix
Team Chyna
TheRealChyna.com

WWF buys $100,000 shark fishing licence to stop someone else from using it

Conservation group WWF Australia has purchased a commercial shark fishing licence on the Great Barrier Reef, with the sole aim of removing it from circulation.

The Great Barrier Reef has been in the news a lot lately, with 93 percent of the reef bleached earlier this year, hordes of Crown of Thorns starfish still causing damage, and plans to dredge the sea floor in a number of areas. But at least fishing is banned in the area… unless you spend enough money on a special licence, that is.

The AU$100,000 licence that WWF Australia has purchased, would have given its owner the right to drag a 1.2 km net (which is included in the purchase of the license) anywhere along the Great Barrier Reef, to target sharks, or other species.

“We’re going to take it out of the water and make sure it doesn’t go fishing,” Conservation director Gilly Llewellyn told the ABC.

“We have a chance to … help save some of those sharks… This will also prevent dugongs, turtles and dolphins being killed as by-catch, and help the reef heal after the worst coral bleaching in its history.”

ENDANGERED Animals for the signs

Aries: Tiger

// Like you, Bengal Tigers are fiery and independent, they can camouflage themselves into the background, but once they show themselves you’ll never forget it // Current Threats: Commercial Logging, Poaching, Agriculture, Development, Human Settlements, Decline of Prey // Entire Population: 3,200 // ENDANGERED //

ADOPT A TIGER (UK) // ADOPT A TIGER (USA)

Taurus: Giant Panda

// Like you, Giant Pandas are charismatic and stubborn, most of their time consists of eating and they’re just generally loveable all-round // Current Threats: Habitat Fragmentation, Human Expansion // Entire Population: 1,864 // ENDANGERED //

ADOPT A GIANT PANDA (UK) // ADOPT A GIANT PANDA (USA)

Gemini: Asian Elephant

// Like you, Asian Elephants are sociable and intelligent, they travel in herds to support and comfort one another, they also learn easily and are renowned as wise // Current Threats: Habitat Loss, Human-Wildlife Conflict, Poaching // Entire Population: 40,000-50,000 // ENDANGERED //

ADOPT AN ASIAN ELEPHANT (UK) // ADOPT AN ASIAN ELEPHANT (USA)

Cancer: Blue Whale

// Like you, Blue Whales have huge hearts, literally, their’s is the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, and will call out for a partner in 188 decibel cries that can be heard hundreds of miles away // Current Threats: Bycatch, Whaling, Climate Change // ENDANGERED //

MAKE A DONATION (UK) // ADOPT A BLUE WHALE (USA)

Leo: Lion

// Like you, Lions are the Kings/Queens of the jungle, the symbol of power, they are the most sociable of all the big cats and have an admirably majestic aura // Current Threats: Agriculture, Habitat Fragmentation, Decline of Prey, Human Settlements, Human-Wildlife Conflict // Entire Population: 30,000-35,000 // VULNERABLE //

ADOPT A LION (UK) // ADOPT A LION (USA)

Virgo: Marine Turtle

// Like you, Marine Turtles are wonderful observers and are able to navigate thousands of kilometres when migrating between feeding and nesting grounds // Current Threats: Habitat Destruction, Fishing, Poaching, Climate Change // Entire Population: Unknown // ENDANGERED-CRITICALLY ENDANGERED //

ADOPT A MARINE TURTLE (UK) // ADOPT A MARINE TURTLE (USA)

Libra: Adélie Penguin

// Like you, Adélie Penguins need others around them to thrive and live in colonies of hundreds, and although they can explore depths of up to 180m, they prefer to stay in shallow waters // Current Threats: Climate Change, More Snow, Gentoo Penguins, Overfishing & Oil // Current Population: 5,000,000 // NEAR THREATENED //

ADOPT AN ADÉLIE PENGUIN (UK) // ADOPT A PENGUIN (USA)

Scorpio: Mountain Gorilla

// Like you, Mountain Gorillas may appear intimidating, yet they generally mean no harm, unless threatened, they have a quiet and mysterious aura and are one of the species that has intrigued humanity the most // Current Threats: Habitat Loss, Catching Human Illnesses, Poaching, Oil Exploration // Entire Population: 880 // CRITICALLY ENDANGERED //

ADOPT A MOUNTAIN GORILLA (UK) // ADOPT A MOUNTAIN GORILLA (USA)

Sagittarius: Snow Leopard

// Like you, Snow Leopards like to explore and are usually found in high, rugged mountain landscapes, they are solitary creatures and are rarely seen outside the early and late hours // Current Threats: Habitat Fragmentation, Human-Wildlife Conflict, Illegal Wildlife Trade, Climate Change // Entire Population: 4,000-6,500 // ENDANGERED //

ADOPT A SNOW LEOPARD (UK) // ADOPT A SNOW LEOPARD (USA)

Capricorn: Polar Bear

// Like you, Polar Bears are extremely hard working and determined, they can roam up to 600,000 square km to find food and mates, they are tough and survive some of the harshest climate conditions on the planet but still manage to warm our hearts // Current Threats: Human-Wildlife Conflict, Oil & Gas Exploration, Climate Change // Entire Population: 20,000-25,000 // VULNERABLE //

ADOPT A POLAR BEAR (UK) // ADOPT A POLAR BEAR (USA)

Aquarius: Amur Leopard

// Like you, Amur Leopards are unique and of a rare variety, they are able to adapt to every situation by varying the length of their fur coat, which stays short in Summer and grows long in Winter, they keep to themselves and thrive in solitude, and (as they are nocturnal) rule the night-life // Current Threats: Human Settlement, Logging, Forest Fires, Habitat Loss, Decline of Prey, Inbreeding (Due to low population), Illegal Trade in Body Parts // Entire Population: 70 // CRITICALLY ENDANGERED //

ADOPT AN AMUR LEOPARD (UK) // ADOPT AN AMUR LEOPARD (USA)

Pisces: Sumatran Orang-utan

// Like you, Sumatran Orang-utans seek out care and support and can stay with their mothers for 7-11 years, clinging to their bodies and sleeping in their nests.  They spend a lot of their time alone but now and again meet up with members of their community so as not to drift too far from contact and become isolated // Current Threats: Agriculture & Palm Oil, Habitat Loss, Illegal Pet Trade // Entire Population: 6,600 // CRITICALLY ENDANGERED //

ADOPT AN ORANG-UTAN (UK) // ADOPT AN ORANG-UTAN (USA) 

Papier-mâché pandas are displayed at a shopping mall in Paris, France on April 14th 2016. Approximately 1,600 panda sculptures by French artist Paulo Grangeon have appeared around the world, to promote awareness of the number of giant pandas living in the wild. The ‘1600 Pandas’ world tour was first launched by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Paris, in 2008. Credit: Reuters/Benoit Tessier