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The Daily Moth delivers news in video using American Sign Language. The Deaf host, Alex Abenchuchan, covers trending stories and Deaf topics with a twist of humor and Deaf culture.

The Daily Moth 10-27-16

———— Hello, welcome to the Daily Moth. It is Thursday, October 27. Ready for news? ———— Updates with Jose Fernandez — the Miami Marlins pitcher who died in a boating accident last month with two other men: an investigate report says all three men had a strong odor of alcohol coming from their bodies. All three was at a bar and was served alcohol (one of the three men had a receipt for the orders in his pocket). They all died with water in their lungs and from blunt force injuries. The boat was registered under Jose’s name, but it is unclear who was driving. The investigator said it was reckless to drive a boat in the dark and around a jetty (rocks/“parallel dam”) and that alcohol increased the risks. The boat hit the jetty around 3 in the morning on September 25. A very sad and sudden ending for a Miami baseball star. ———— There is a report that says wild animals are going through a mass extinction on Earth now — and two-thirds of them could be gone by 2020 (four years from now). The main causes are destruction of wild habitats, hunting, and pollution. They’re calling it the Anthropocene era — when humans dominate the planet — and warned that if we hurt the diversity of life on Earth, life itself could collapse. This report is from the WWF and Zoological Society of London. WWF’s director of science said there’s no time to despair — that we should take action — by making sure we make sustainable choices. He gave three examples: 1. eating less meat...