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 May 18, 2007 6:36 AM


HELP RESCUE CAGED MOON BEARS

please, sign and forward to groups, thank you!

http://www.aasiankarhutarhat.com/adressi/adressi.php

HELP RESCUE CAGED MOON BEARS

Please sign this petition to be sent to the Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean Governments

Thousands of Moon Bears across China and Vietnam are imprisoned in cages no bigger than their own bodies enduring the agony of different bile extraction methods. Their suffering may continue for 20 years. Bear bile used in traditional Chinese medicine can easily be replaced by herbal or synthetic alternatives, which are cheaper and equally effective.
Due to excessive bear bile production bear farmers are constantly trying to find new products to add bear bile to, such as shampoos, beers and various tonics.

In South Korea it has been illegal to extract bile from living bears since 1992. However, there are still bear farms. Bears over the age of 10 can be legally slaughtered (usually in front of the customers) for their bile.

Please sign the petition and ask your friends and family members to sign it too.

This petition is submitted by the Finnish Support Group for Bear Rescue in Asia. The group supports Animals Asia Foundation that rescues bears from bear bile farms.

More information on Moon Bear rescue in English: www.animalsasia.org
More information in Finnish: www.aasiankarhutarhat.com


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anonymous  May 10, 2007 4:28 PM

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 April 25, 2007 2:54 AM


Grace P.
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The Department of Fish and Game is Alaska wants to hunt 900-1400 Black Bears to thier deaths by any means neccessary, including sows and cubs.

This program is to be part of the heavilty crticised aerial wolf-kill program, part of which has already been declared illegal by the courts.

The Department says the hunt is necessary to protect Moose numbers, howver there have been questions raised about the science behind their estimates, why such a large number of bears need to be killed, the "anything goes" methodology of the hunt wherein fair chase and usual hunting ethics dont even apply, and even the plan's practicality - Department officials have themselves admitted that the plan is unlikely to work, and at least one majoy hunting group has said that they do not support it. The public certainly dont. So why go ahead with it?

We are asking that the Department reconsider this plan. To sign the petition, please go to the following link:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/966036999

The hunt is due to begin on July 1, we need your signatures now!!

Thank you!!

Grace

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 April 21, 2007 9:56 PM

Save Our FL Panther, Stop the Over-development of Florida
Target: Charlie Crist, Governor, Great State of Florida
Sponsor: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/607920770 

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anonymous ALERT! Stop the MURDER and CAPTURE of DOLPHINS April 19, 2007 3:21 PM

Wild Thing ! Care2 Group

Wild Thing! -raising awareness & promoting petitions for wild animals

STOP THE MURDER AND CAPTURE OF DOLPHINS !

Protect the Dolphins

Dear friends,

We have always found dolphins to be amazing creatures, they have been subjects of works of art, literature, and myth. Dolphins are highly intelligent animals, some think they are more intelligent than humans,which is why their communication methods have mystified and baffled.

Dolphins are friendly, sociable animals who enjoy companionship. They live as families, look after each others young, they love to interact  and play.

Dolphins see man as a friend, they follow boats and allow themselves to be approachable. There have been reports of Dolphins saving humans who have found themselves in trouble at sea.

AND WHAT DO HUMANS DO IN RETURN ?  

Some humans are happy to capture dolphins, tear them away from their families, exhibit them for so called pleasure, confine them so that people can pay to swim with them.

For conservation ? For the welfare of the Dolphin ?

There are reports that during the capture many of the Dolphins will die, those that survive face a life in captivity. There is not enough space here to debate what captivity does to a highly intelligent animal torn away from its family, here is a link for further reading.

http://library.thinkquest.org/17963/index-1.shtml

A member of Care2, Maureen  , has raised an alert against a plan to capture dolphins for captivity

http://www.care2.com/c2c/share/detail/344314

and has raised a petiion to stop this,

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/784972690

Raised nearly a month ago this Petition has only raised 213 signatures !

Is this really the respect we give dolphins, are we really willing to turn our backs in their hour of need ?

EIGHTY percent of Panamanians are opposed to the proposed capture of wild dolphins for captivity,

http://www.thepanamanews.com/pn/v_13/issue_07/news_01.html

Naomi A. Rose, Ph.D., Marine Mammal Scientist, Treaty Law, Oceans and Wildlife Protection, Humane Society International, has voiced her objection to these plans in many areas,

http://www.mail-archive.com/marmam@lists.uvic.ca/msg00920.html

Dear friends, support Maureen, the people of Panama, and the Humane Society International.

Please support the Dolphins

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/784972690

Thank you for your support.

Take care, Paul.

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anonymous Please support Care for the Wild International Campaigns April 16, 2007 4:17 AM

Wild Thing ! Care2 Group

Wild Thing! -raising awareness & promoting petitions for wild animals


Dear Friends,

Please support these Care for the Wild International Campaigns.

Kind regards, Paul.


Chinese Fur Petition

Millions of animals in Chinese fur farms are subject to cruel husbandry and slaughter practices, inc.. Read more ...


Canned Hunting Petition

The undersigned oppose the breeding lions and other large predators for canned hunts from a conserva.. Read more ...


Badger culling petition

Badgers are once again faced with the threat of a widespread killing regime across the UK in an atte.. Read more ...


Blood Red Seas

This October will once again mark the start of a gruesome 400 year old tradition of dolphin drive hu.. Read more ...


Tesco Turtle Petition

We the undersigned categorically oppose the sale of live turtles, frogs and fish by Tesco's Chi.. Read more ...


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anonymous The reality is, only one thing can protect them, that is YOU ! April 05, 2007 11:51 AM

Please protect me !

Just before they are butchered ALIVE they retract and hope their shell will protect them.

It doesn't, they have no protection against hammers, chisels and knives.

The reality is, only one thing can protect them, that is YOU !

A turtle is able to survive without oxygen for some time.
That means even when a turtle has been decapitated or its shell is smashed or split into pieces, it can  continue to remain conscious.
In some situations it can be over an hour before it dies.

Their only hope of protection is YOU !

You can give them that protection in just 20 seconds of your time.

Please sign our Petition, give them the right to a humane end.

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/518761759

Kind regards, Paul.

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 April 02, 2007 6:21 AM

Crossposted from Save the Albatross.

Posted by Julia.

Pictures of the Zoo - Update!!!! Sunday, 2:52 PM

I have posted some pictures of the disgusting zoo on the petition.

Please, If you have not done so, take a look at the pictures and consider signing my petition for these animals in el Parque de las Ciencias, Puerto Rico...

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/238521535


Is this acceptable to you?

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Free Pregolja Petition. Lonely Russian Elephant. March 24, 2007 3:02 AM

Please sign for this lonely Russian elephant!  She deserves to go to the Elephant Sanctuary!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/582742269

 

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anonymous We need YOUR help ! March 23, 2007 4:36 PM

Dear friends,

A big thank you to all of you that have signed our petition trying to stop Tesco, a well known UK store, selling live turtles in China.

In all of this sorry affair, the WORST part for me is that they allow their customers to take the live turtle away to end its life in any way they choose to. The turtle retracts to avoid being decapitated, the rest I will leave to your imagination, but can involve hammers, chisels and blunt knives. The turtle can then have its organs removed and other parts before its head is cut off, leaving it conscious for a long time.  It is estimated that a turtle is eaten in China every 2 seconds, let us at least ensure that their life is ended humanely.

The Petition currently stands at 1,900 signatures, but we need everyone's signature to stand a chance of stopping Tesco.

There are always times in our lives when we need the help of others, I need YOUR help, the turtles need YOUR help.
The people that have already signed the Petition need YOUR help, let's join together and put a stop to this.

Please take the 20 seconds to sign our petition, stop this animal cruelty that is allowed just for greed and profit.

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/518761759

Take care all, I hope you all have a good weekend.

Kind regards, Paul.

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 February 21, 2007 12:22 AM

BAN FOIE GRAS FORCE FEEDING
(NEW PETITION)
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 February 05, 2007 12:11 AM


Geoff A.
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 2:36 AM
It's not bad enough that the tobacco industry has shifted it's focus to 3rd world countries, since we have decided it is bad for us, we have to test on defenseless creatures who rely on us to take care of them.....DISGUSTING & WRONG!!!

PLEASE CROSSPOST FAR & WIDE!
This petition is being sent in on Feb. 10th!  Their goal is 15,000, but as of this email, there are only 1,673 signatures.  Please help bring this up for the impact of the petition to work!
 
 
"Experiment after experiment attempts on even more in rats, mice, hamsters, lambs, dogs, cats, monkeys, and other animals need to be put to a stop at once! This is so disgusting and horrible that animals are forced to go through this. Do your part and help to put this cruel testing to a stop!"
 
*READ MORE ON THE SPECIFICS BELOW.
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 February 04, 2007 10:58 PM

Please sign the petition now - it is vital that we can demonstrate that EU citizens are united in wanting to replace animal expe


  
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Please Sign the Petition Now - It Is Vital That We Can Demonstrate That EU Citizens Are United in Wanting to Replace Animal Expe Animals  - 11 hours ago - endeuanimaltests.org
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The Dr Hadwen Trust for Humane Research, supported by animal and consumer protection groups across Europe*, has launched a major EU-wide petition urging EU legislators to do everything they can to maximise non-animal replacement efforts.
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 February 01, 2007 6:21 AM

Save the Caribou

The mountain caribou is one of the most endangered mammals in North America and an icon for the magnificent Inland Temperate Rainforest region in eastern British Columbia. Industrial logging is not only destroying caribou habitat, but also diminishing opportunities for nature lovers and recreation enthusiasts to enjoy this spectacular region.

Right now, the government of British Columbia is deciding how much caribou habitat it will protect and has prepared a draft mountain caribou recovery plan. Your comments are needed on the draft mountain caribou recovery plan. Take Action NOW!

http://www.democracyinaction.org/dia/organizationsORG/forestethics/campaign.jsp?campaign_KEY=6340

The draft plan proposes protecting less habitat than the government's mountain caribou science team said would be necessary to fully recover the herds. The proposed plan would instead rely more on predator control -- killing wolves and cougars -- as the primary means of restoring caribou, and would leave much of mountain caribou habitat open to logging, motorized recreation and other industrial uses.

Protecting less habitat will not only diminish chances that caribou will persist in both Canada and the U.S., but could also restrict the international movements of rare carnivores, most of which are listed under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

Please tell the BC government that habitat protection is the cornerstone of an effective mountain caribou recovery plan. Please send your email before February 28, 2007. Take Action NOW!

Mountain caribou herds in British Columbia anchor a small population of caribou that range into north Idaho, Washington and northwest Montana. Conserving caribou in the US is absolutely dependent on the effectiveness of recovery efforts in Canada and how much of the mountain caribou's inland temperate rainforest habitat is protected.

International pressure is critical for the recovery of this endangered species. Send your comment TODAY!

Thank you for taking action for mountain caribou!

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Against cosmetic testing on animals in Israel. January 29, 2007 7:47 PM



Please sign and cross-post this petition against animal testing and experimentation on animals for cosmetics. Thank you and the animals thank you.

 http://www.petitiononline.com/0160107/petition.html

Forwarded by Karen B.
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save dogs from the philippine DOG MEAT trade January 27, 2007 5:33 PM

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/879609320 Because this exceedingly brutal commercial industry provides a steady flow of income not only to the traders but to individuals in government positions acting in their own interests, the dog meat trade remains unscathed from the Animal Welfare Act. However, House Bill 2991 is currently pending in the Committee on Revision of Laws that provides a stiffer penalty to dog meat traders. Introduced by Representative Francis Escudero, the creation of the bill was based on the need to upgrade an Act that, as noble as the objectives of the law are, the traders remain elusive because the penalty is unrealistic. The penalty must be upgraded. OUR GOAL is to obtain OVER 50,000 signatures by JUNE 30, 2007. It is obvious that the only way we can ensure that dogs in the Philippines are protected is to place the Philippines government under the international spotlight.  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
 January 16, 2007 12:08 AM


Chetna P.
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 Monday, 2:57 AM

Petition calling for European zoos to phase out their elephant populations

Sign the petition

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 January 15, 2007 5:01 AM


Sophia D.
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FDA PETITION TO SANCTION ALTERNATIVES TO ANIMAL Sunday, 1:28 PM
Subscribe to Sophia's public shares Alert: petition to FDA TO SANCTION ALTERNATIVES ANIMAL TESTING   Focus:Animal WelfareAction Request.PetitionLocation:United States
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Petition to FDA to Sanction Alternatives to Animal Testing visit site
US Politics  - 15 hours ago - support.pcrm.org
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Mike
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proven and less expensive alternatives to animal testing exist and are widely used in Europe. Yet, under U.S. law, countless animals are tortured and killed each year when clear evidence exists that such tests are not predictive of human outcomes
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 January 14, 2007 9:15 PM

No reply,so far......

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Thanks Pam January 14, 2007 10:57 AM

I just assumed that they weren't, because in the past, I did sign one that was already deadlined, and a message came up saying so after I attempted signing it.

But I appreciate you contacting the author; I'm curious to know myself. Would you mind keeping us posted Pam?

Blessings,

Celeste

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 January 14, 2007 12:59 AM

Signed some,and some already  previously signed.

But,some of them are so far past the the deadline date,I wonder if it's worthwhile.

Many of them have the same author,I emailed her on one of them,to see if it was still "live",as it takes time to sign these petitions,particularly if you're on dial-up (like me!)

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More January 13, 2007 1:22 PM

Animal Abusers Shold Be Registered In Their Communities:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/575880461

Make Penalties for Animal Abuse More Severe!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/471465301

Make All Animal Abuse a Felony:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/124143252

Fear Factor shines a Negative light on Pit Bulls! Please Sign!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/291521895

Eliminate Animal Pornography:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/961003073

Antonio Coria needs to be tried for his sexual assault on 2 month old goat:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/806922415

PROTEST MTV AIRING ANIMAL CRUELTY ON OZZFEST:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/111948975

Urge famous chef to Stop Promoting Animal Abuse Target: Mr. Wolfgang Puckhttp://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/595360585
Need animal neglect case for 5 cocker spaniels:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/777515706

This one hasn't been signed since July?! Let's get a move-on!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/319005480

Madera couple faces charges of animal cruelty (dogs):

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/952944799

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Vida R.
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02/19/07 Little dog dragged behind his owner's SUV petition December 24, 2006 9:23 AM

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/703063826

  • Signatures: 155
  • Goal: 1,000
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     January 04, 2007 8:59 AM

    Already signed them all except for one which I just now did. Thanks to everyone for posting these.

    Thank you, Joyce!

    You signed this petition at:
    12:14 PM PST, Nov 12, 2006
    If this is not you, please log out.

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    Help save Dudhwa tigers from being killed by trains! December 27, 2006 12:08 PM

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/384758012

    Protect tigers by re-routing trains away from Tiger Reserve
    Lalu Prasad Yadav is now credited with engineering the financial turnaround of Indian Railways, which was on the verge of bankruptcy. What makes his performance commendable is that he has left the passenger fares untouched and has found out other revenue streams for railways to make it a cash cow. When Lalu took over, the Indian Railways was a loss-making organisation. The Rakesh Mohan Committee (headed by Rakesh Mohan, secretary, department of economic affairs) had termed it a 'white elephant' and predicted that it was destined to hit Rs 61,000 crore (Rs 610 billion) in bankruptcy by 2015 [18]. Defying all these predictions , the Railways , under Lalu , booked an unprecedented surplus of 110 billion rupees (2.47 billion dollars
    77 tigers were estimated to have been alive in the Duhwa National Park in the census in 2005, we cannot afford to lose any more tigers!


    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/384758012

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     December 25, 2006 3:35 AM

    Well,Idon't know what happened there!

    It was all there when I pressed submit! 

    Anyhow,it is a very important petition which is nearing its deadline,and you can find out more by clicking on the link.

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     December 25, 2006 3:21 AM

    12/31/06 Save Whales from Navy SonarDeployment.
    Save Whales from Navy Sonar deployment

    Target: U.S. Congress
    Sponsor: See Full Petition
  • Email this Petition
  • The U.S. Navy is still planning on undertaking a scaled back version of their testing of Low Frequency Active (LFA) sonar in the oceans. LFA is proven to injure and destroy whales and dolphins. LFA noise is millions of times more intense than the Navy considers safe for human divers and billions of times more intense than levels known to disturb large whales.

    In November, following a ruling by a Federal magistrate, the Navy scaled back its testing plans. But it hasn't scaled back sufficiently, as the sonar can seriously harm marine life. Sign now, and support a ban on such testing.


    In March, 2000, during a Mid- range frequency (rather
    than the Low Frequency bandwidth of LFA test in the Bahamas, four different species of whales and dolphins beached themselves suffering from hemorrhaging/bleeding in the ears. A National Marine Fisheries Service and Navy investigation determined the deaths were almost certainly caused by the LFA test. A follow-on study in February 2001, determined that at least one of those whale species no longer existed in the area.


    Mid-range frequencies are already in use world-wide, and are now proven to be very dangerous in certain circumstances. The LFAS system is even more dangerous, as the sounds will propagate farther and be disabling at a greater distance.


    Whales rely on their sensitive hearing for survival. A whale cannot survive without its hearing. The Navy's attempts to deploy LFA could result in the extermination of whales and dolphins world wide. SIGN NOW!

     

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/129527570

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    Petitions December 14, 2006 10:45 AM

    I believe all are signed and have forwarded!  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
     
     December 13, 2006 7:10 PM

    All signed- thanks for the new petitions.

    Sorry that I've been MIA for the last week or so but very busy with local shelters and doing rescues in the bitter cold that we've been experiencing here in the South. I've been lurking and trying to keep informed.

    Peace to y'all.

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    anonymous Tell them to withdraw their dangerous plan to shell Glacier National Park. December 13, 2006 5:15 PM

    Speak Out Against an Explosive Plan!
    Grizzly in Snow, Jim Peaco/NPS
    Don’t let Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation blast Glacier National Park! The park’s lynx, mountain goats and threatened grizzlies are counting on you!

    Take Action red

    Forward this message to everyone you know who cares about wildlife.

    Dear Benoit Pierre,

    Here’s a corporate snow job: Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Corporation wants to use military artillery to launch explosives into one of our greatest national parks.

    Sound reckless? It is.

    Take action now. Write to BNSF. Tell them to withdraw their dangerous plan to shell Glacier National Park.

    Glacier National Park is truly a national treasure. Within its vast wilderness and steep slopes live several imperiled creatures, including grizzly bears, lynx and bald eagles.

    Launching explosive charges into prime wintering habitat for these creatures is a bad idea. Wildlife in the park can be found year-round near Glacier’s southern border -- the area where BNSF wants to shell. Bombardment could disturb hibernating grizzlies and other creatures, like mountain goats, that are active in this part of the park’s wilderness.

    Blasting this habitat could have a lasting impact on the park’s vast wilderness. Tell BNSF to scrap their destructive plan!

    http://action.defenders.org/dontblastglacier
    For over 100 years, railroad tracks on the southern border of Glacier National Park have been protected from avalanches by snow sheds that help deflect cascading snow away from the railways. But the sheds have fallen into disrepair over the years, threatening rail workers and traffic along this scenic passage.

    Instead of using their billions in corporate revenue (almost $4 billion last quarter alone) to repair and build protective sheds over avalanche-prone sections of track bordering the park, BNSF would rather hurl explosives in one of our most majestic national treasures -- a risky plan that threatens the precious wildlife that call this park home.

    The National Park Service opposes the railroad's explosive plan. But the corporate giant, armed with powerful lobbyists, has threatened to bypass the Park Service to find friendlier allies in the Federal government. We can stop them!

    Together, we can stop them! Speak up for Glacier National Park and the creatures that live there. Tell BNSF’s to withdraw their explosive plan to shell our national treasure.

    http://action.defenders.org/dontblastglacier


    As always, thanks for speaking out for our wildlife and the places they live.

    Sincerely,

    Rodger Schlickeisen, President Signature
    Rodger Schlickeisen
    President
    Defenders of WildlifeRodger Schlickeisen, President (c)Daniel J. Cox/www.naturalexpos

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     December 07, 2006 11:04 AM

    Action alert: Santa's Reindeer Are Disappearing! 

    Ask the Premier to protect their home!

    Woodland caribou (a.k.a. reindeer) need large, intact Boreal Forests to survive.

    Industrial development such as logging, mining, oil and gas activities and roads have already driven these creatures from half of their range.

    Send a holiday wish to the Premier and ask him to save Santa's reindeer by protecting the intact boreal forests that they call home.

    Caribou - Santa's reindeer cousins 

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     November 29, 2006 5:32 AM

    I believe I have signed every petition on this page now!  Thanks everyone who posted!

                                 

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    Request immediate vote on S.1915 banning horseslaughter November 28, 2006 8:26 PM

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/615024357?z00m=9399089

    We need 10,000 valid USA signatures, please no false ones, before 12/5/06.

    If we don't get this bill to the Senate floor for a vote, we'll have to start all over again next year.

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    Turkeys and other food animals are regularly given antibiotics... November 22, 2006 8:54 AM

    Turkeys and other food animals are regularly given antibiotics in their feed to promote faster growth and to prevent diseases caused by overcrowded conditions in animal factory farms.

    This practice has serious consequences for our health because it causes bacteria to develop resistance to these drugs. When a person gets sick from resistant bacteria, their prescribed antibiotics will not work.

    This holiday season, we encourage you to buy turkeys labeled "organic" or "raised without antibiotics" and to sign this petition telling the nation's big turkey producers - including Butterball and Jennie-O - to protect our health and stop putting these drugs in animal feed.
     
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    Urgent- EU Commission Petition November 20, 2006 12:32 PM

     
    Pam F.
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    New Petition.END PRIMATE EXPERIMENTS......URGENT! November 02, 2006 3:21 AM

    Thousands of animals suffer and die in cruel and immoral experiments across Europe.

    The European Commission is currently reviewing the law that governs animal experiments across the whole of the continent.

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/378442616

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     November 17, 2006 2:11 PM

    Canadian Residents Please sign this petition: URGENT! 11:02 AM
    To:  Mayor of Calgary, Mayor of Didsbury

    To the Mayors of Calgary, Didsbury and surrounding towns and cities.

    Thursday, October 12, 2006

    A trail of blood led police to two suspects who allegedly beat a family dog and dragged the animal behind a vehicle in Didsbury. The dog's injuries were so severe; a veterinarian called to the scene had to euthanize the animal on the spot.

    "This was definitely, in my 10 years of policing, the most horrendous act I've seen against an animal," said Cpl. Kevin Fischer of the RCMP in Didsbury, 90 kilometers north of Calgary.

    A couple found the female collie-Lab cross lying in the street near Ross Ford Elementary School in the northwest corner of town early Sunday. Their frantic phone call woke Dr. Andy Mencarelli, a veterinarian at the Krebs clinic in Didsbury, who went to the scene. The dog's legs were bound together with duct tape and there was a towrope around its neck.

    Its head was wrapped in a bag. "There was blood everywhere," said Mencarelli.

    The dog was able to lift its head, but in too much shock to make any sound, he said.

    When Mencarelli lifted the dog to the back of his truck to euthanize it, the true extent of the animal's injuries became apparent.

    "This dog was just broken," he said, adding its neck, pelvis, back and skull were fractured.

    Investigators believe the six- or seven-year-old dog endured a beating prior to being tied up and hitched to a vehicle.

    "Indications are the dog was dragged behind a vehicle," Fischer said. The dog had no tags, tattoos or obvious identification, but police officers followed a trail of blood to a local home.

    Police have laid charges against two teenagers, but Fischer said Wednesday, they are no closer to learning a motive for the crime.

    "There is nothing, at this point," he said.

    Daniel Charles Haskett, 19, o f Didsbury has been charged under the Criminal Code with injuring/endangering an animal and causing unnecessary suffering to an animal. He is also charged with obstructing police.

    A 17-year-old male, whose identity is protected by the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is charged with injuring/endangering an animal and causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.

    For adult offenders, each of the animal cruelty charges has a maximum penalty of a $2,000 fine or six months in jail -- or both.

    The case is also being investigated by the Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

    A conviction under the province's Animal Protection Act can carry a maximum penalty of a $20,000 fine and a lifetime ban from owning animals, but an official said no further charges are being contemplated.

    "We have been notified of it and are having some follow up involvement," said Morris Airey, the Alberta SPCA's director of enforcement.

    The two suspects are scheduled to appear in Didsbury provincial court on Nov. 6 I would like to start a petition to show politicians' and mayor etc.. in Calgary, that others have heard this story and would like to see something done to these two offenders,more than just a fine or 6 months
    in jail.The two boys should be made an example of, that cruelty to animals will not be tolerated. Let us speak for those who cannot speak for themselves, and let us speak for the poor dog that was defenseless.

    The two boys who are being charged with this criminal activity should be made example of if proven guilty. If you agree with this statement please sign this petition.

    Thank you.

    Sincerely,

    The Undersigned

    http://www.petitiononline.com/RDA00001/petition-sign.html

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     November 17, 2006 2:10 PM

    URGENT PETITION - PLEASE SIGN 10:59 AM
    A dog was abused in Didsbury, involving 2 teenage boys beating it up, duct taping the legs together and dragging it behind a car. The dog was SO badly injured that it had to be put down on the spot. It was the worst crime against an animal that a vetrian RCMP officer had ever seen.  The 2 boys that did it will probably get minimal fines and a very short stint in jail.  Just don't think that it is fair.....please  sign this petition and forward on to your friends and family, and we'll see if we can make an example of these boys.
    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/817755388
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    To stop the senseless killing of dogs in China November 17, 2006 1:56 PM

    http://www.care2.com/c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=10318&pst=558587

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     November 17, 2006 12:54 PM

    I liked the idea of keeping the petitions on this one thread.

    Just thought I'd throw my two pennies in.  

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     November 17, 2006 4:43 AM

    Signed it last night! Thanks for posting this!

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     November 17, 2006 3:28 AM

    Signed

    Now 44 signatures.

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     November 16, 2006 6:38 PM

    OOPS- need to give credit where credit is due. This crosspost is from Betty also. There are currently only 24 sigs on this worthwhile petition-I hope that all our members will sign.

    Thanks   Gayle

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    Please sign November 16, 2006 6:33 PM

    PETITION! 5:51 PM

     "Tell Cartier That Polo Is No Fun for Elephants" petition at http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/173804744

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     November 16, 2006 6:30 PM


    Betty G.
    Betty has received 121 new, 3169 total stars from Care2 membersBetty has been awarded 1450 butterflies for taking action at Care2Betty has 192 Golden Notes.
    Elephants Should Not be Forced to Play Polo November 03, 2006 10:07 AM

    Tell Cartier That Polo Is No Fun for Elephants

    Cartier is sponsoring a game of "elephant polo" in Jaipur, India, on November 18. Elephants who are forced to participate in polo matches are captured from the wild and taken away from their families and homes. They routinely suffer chronic physical ailments, social and emotional deprivation, confinement, and premature death.

    Elephants do not naturally ride bicycles, stand on their heads, balance on balls, jump through rings of fire, or play polo. In order to force them to perform these confusing and physically uncomfortable tricks, elephants are typically trained with extremely cruel methods that inflict pain and cause fear. They are cruelly beaten with sharp metal bullhooks and are kept chained up.

    Please demand that Cartier withdraw its sponsorship of this inhumane sport immediately. Let the company know that Cartier can find other ways to promote its fine jewelry without causing harm to animals. Be sure to forward this alert to your friends and family members and ask them to speak up today:

    Madame Borgoltz
    Cartier, Inc.
    51 rue François Premier
    75008 Paris
    France
    +33-1-58-18-18-18
    1-800-227-8437 (customer-service calls from North America)
    +33-1-58-18-10-01 (fax)
    contact.uk@cartier.com

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    Tigers need your protection! November 14, 2006 12:17 PM

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/384758012
    Protect tigers by re-routing trains away from Tiger Reserve

    Four tigers have been killed in the last three years by trains running through the Dudhwa National Park, the Indian National Railway is in a sound financial position and has the resources to re-route the trains away from the tiger reserve.
    Please support this petition which I am sending to Lalu Prasad, Minister for Railways for India.

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/384758012  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
     
    Thanks Ty November 11, 2006 6:20 PM

    An awesome list Ty-be careful or you know who will take credit for it.

    Signed and I'm just kidding-Abel only takes credit if my name is mentioned

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     November 11, 2006 5:47 PM

    Signed!  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
     
    National Parks Need Your Help November 11, 2006 5:00 PM

    For the past 90 years, the National Park Service has been protecting America's irreplaceable natural, historical and cultural heritage. But today, national parks are in desperate need of funding, protections, and attention. Many of America's treasured national parks face problems like:
    • A severe maintenance backlog. Parks need urgent repairs to visitor centers, roads, and trails.
    • Ranger shortages threaten the visitor experience and safety at parks.
    • An annual budget shortfall of more than $800 million.
    • Air pollution that harms one in three park units in the National Park System.
    A plan has been introduced that outlines how to address these problems. By following 5 Ways America Can Fix Our National Parks, the parks will be in great shape before the National Park System's 100th birthday in ten years.

    Please sign the petition telling Congress that our parks require significant and much-needed financial investment over the next ten years. This investment will eliminate the maintenance backlog and increase the annual operating budge so that the National Park Service can do its job!

    Take action at: http://thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/607845606

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     November 09, 2006 8:48 AM

    Here's the whole list of animal rights petitions!!!

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction?categoryID=50100

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    STOP THE KILLING AND FREEZING OF LIVE IGUANAS IN FLORIDA November 05, 2006 8:56 AM

     
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     November 03, 2006 2:03 PM

    Signed!

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     November 03, 2006 1:19 PM

    OK THERE IS ONE LESS HOST TO WORRY ABOUT  [ send green star]
     
    ABEL November 03, 2006 1:16 PM

    NANANANANA That's what you get!!!

    I did it all,it's all mine-that's my story and I'm sticking to it.

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     November 03, 2006 10:49 AM

    HOW COME GAYLE GETS ALL THE CREDIT? I STARTED THIS THREAD.

    GEEEE GAYLE

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     November 02, 2006 4:05 AM

    New Petition.END PRIMATE EXPERIMENTS......URGENT! 

    Thousands of animals suffer and die in cruel and immoral experiments across Europe.

    The European Commission is currently reviewing the law that governs animal experiments across the whole of the continent.

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/378442616

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     October 26, 2006 6:44 PM

     
    Gwen H.
    Gwen has received 47 new, 86 total stars from Care2 membersGwen has been awarded 218 butterflies for taking action at Care2
    Please Note 1:33 PM

    Please note this, forward, crosspost.  Let's get this stopped.

    http://www.care2.com/news/member/704006541/207041

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     October 26, 2006 6:32 PM


    Anita S.
    Anita has received 54 new, 816 total stars from Care2 membersAnita has been awarded 417 butterflies for taking action at Care2Anita has 16 Golden Notes.
    Action Alert: Please Read! Wednesday, 7:17 PM

    Urge County Attorney to Prosecute School Principal for Shooting KittensWade Pilloud, principal of the Indus school in Koochiching County, Minnesota recently resigned after he shot two kittens on school property. The cats were orphaned after their mother was killed in a trap he'd set on school grounds that crushes skunks and woodchucks to death. Please "Take Action" to urge County Attorney Jennifer Hasbargen to prosecute Pilloud to the fullest extent of the law for possessing a firearm on school property, reckless discharge of a firearm and cruelty to animals.

    Send this letter:

    http://ga0.org/campaign/pilloud/wedkus32htj7j53?

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     October 25, 2006 6:23 PM

    Benny-good to see you here my friend. Thanks for the post.

    Your friend

    Gayle

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    anonymous  October 25, 2006 2:36 PM

    Also signed at the same time all the petitions. Agree with Gayle that petitions in one single thread is better but also it is much more easier.

    Hugs to all,

    Benny

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    anonymous Bear Votes - Support Environment 7 November October 25, 2006 2:29 PM

    Here is the link

    http://www.saveourenvironment.org/link-redirect.jsp?domain=soe&itemID=30676769&member_key=wx883ud2o5b8mn7&

     
    Dear Benoit Pierre,

     
    Election Day is only a couple weeks away and we need your help! 

    With so much at stake this election, we need everyone who cares about our air, water, wildlife, and wilderness to go to the polls and VOTE ENVIRONMENT up and down the ballot!

    That is why SaveOurEnvironment.org is dusting off our adorable "A Bear Votes" flash movie about the trials and tribulations of a bear who nobly tries to save his home by voting for the environment.

    Click here to watch "A Bear Votes" now, and then share this cute animated film with your friends by forwarding this message to them!

    Wildlife (like our friend the bear), wilderness, and future generations are depending on us to VOTE ENVIRONMENT on November 7. 

    If you care about the air we breathe, the cleanliness of our water, protecting endangered wildlife, or conserving our natural heritage, you must make your voice heard by going to the polls on November 7!

    Please forward this email and the link to "A Bear Votes" (www.ABearVotes.org) around to your friends, family, co-workers and anyone who cares about protecting our environment for future generations.

    There's a lot to think about when choosing candidates on November 7, and we need to be sure that the environment is in the forefront of everyone's mind when they go to the polls!

    Thanks for helping us spread the word and remember that a vote for the environment is a vote for the bears, the otters, the sea turtles, the eagles and your grandkids!

    Sincerely,

    Julie Waterman
    Campaign Director, SaveOurEnvironment.org
    info@saveourenvironment.org

    Support for the environment is a non-partisan issue.  SaveOurEnvironment.org does not endorse any candidate and urges that every candidate should be evaluated on his or her own merits.


     

     

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     October 25, 2006 7:07 AM

    All signed....As for the hunters that use the internet...I am not a violent person but get so angry at people like them that I would like to see them hunted instead of the animals.  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
     
     October 24, 2006 11:53 AM

    All signed.  Thanks everybody.  

    So heartbreaking that petitions are needed.  I just wish these things weren't happening at all.  I mean WHAT is wrong with people?  Would register my usual flaming head here, but today just feel sad about it all!  If there was an *angrytears* emoticon, that's what I would post!

    & &

     

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    Bear murdered by King of Spain October 24, 2006 11:30 AM

    Here is a petition that Ty made against this despeciable act.

    Please sign, the murder of a bear in a canned hunt. 11:23 AM

    Ty R.
    Ty has received 41 new, 399 total stars from Care2 membersTy has been awarded 157 butterflies for taking action at Care2
    Petition To stop farm hunts Friday, 8:03 PM

    Please take a look at this story.

    http://www.kommersant.com/p714552/r_530/Juan_Carlos_I_killed_domesticated_bear/

    It really upset me. A domesticated bear in Russian was given vodka and honey by the King of Spain and then shot! I have written a petition to try and stop this is in the future. Please take a look and sign if you will. Thanks.

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/816806485

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     October 24, 2006 7:55 AM

     Signed

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     October 24, 2006 7:37 AM

    Hi ,Mr Bear,I wasn't aware we'd met!

    Nice to be here.

    Another petition (let's see if I can manage without screwing up this time!)


    Amordad Y.
    Amordad has received 70 new, 1909 total stars from Care2 membersAmordad has been awarded 1198 butterflies for taking action at Care2Amordad has 13 Golden Notes.
    Whalers preparing for another bloody summer in sanctuary 3:08 AM
    xyz?Please sign to help the whales and have your say by telling the Australian Prime Minister, Hon John Howard, that the Government should be protecting the Australian Whale Sanctuary, and that it is totally unacceptable for the PM to allow the Japanese whalers to illegally enter and slaughter whales in their supposed safe sanctuary in Australian waters. .

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/350044783

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     October 24, 2006 5:59 AM

    hi pam long time no see

    welcome to the group

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     October 24, 2006 5:34 AM

    OOOPS,sorry!

    Link for wild horses petition  -


    http://www.petitiononline.com/STBrumby/petition.html

    Thanks for the nudge,Ty!

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     October 23, 2006 6:51 AM

    All signed,thank you.

    Here's another one.

    against the inhumane killing of wild horses by the Queensland government,who regard them as pests,and massacre them by aerial gunning.They are left maimed and dying slowly of wounds and starvation,including foals.

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     October 21, 2006 3:37 PM

    Thanks for signing Gayle!  [ send green star]
     
    Abel October 20, 2006 7:47 PM

    Just wondering if you could pin this thread so it's always readily accessible?  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
     
     October 20, 2006 7:43 PM

    All signed-thanks for posting them and I like the idea of petitions being on just one thread.

    Come on members-we need more sigs. 

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    New petition Plese Sign October 20, 2006 7:25 PM

    I wrote this petition to the Governor of Oblast to ask him to install laws to protect Domesticated animals. This is to protect all domesticated animals(Including drunken bears!) in the Russian state from farm style hunting. Please sign and pass around! Thanks everyone!  Ty

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/816806485

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     October 20, 2006 2:27 PM

    signed all three  [ send green star]
     
    Friday October 20, 2006 2:02 PM

    Ian, thanks for posting.
    Signed!

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    Eliminate virtual hunting on the net October 20, 2006 1:31 PM

    HOUSTON - Hunters soon may be able to sit at their computers and blast away at animals on a Texas ranch via the Internet, a prospect that has state wildlife officials up in arms.....

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6507424/...Now sign the petition. See Below:

    Eliminate virtual hunting on the net.The animals used in these hunts are killed in real time as someone pulls the trigger while sitting at the computer.
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     October 19, 2006 9:38 AM

    Signed!  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
     
     October 19, 2006 9:33 AM

    I too could use some help getting signatures for a very good cause. I wrote a petition to get E-Bay to stop allowing it's members to post animal parts for sale. It is against the rules(not to mention the law) but it isn't monitored. They will pull something for sale if you complain, but I don't think anyone should have to look at some poor dead seal's pelt and then have to complain to get it removed.

    This petition has stalled and should have a better response. Please pass this around if you could.

    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/139801772

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    anonymous  October 19, 2006 9:18 AM

    Iain! Thanks for posting it! Signed, of course.  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
     
    I will start you off with my petition that needs your help! October 19, 2006 8:53 AM

    We call on the President of the People's Republic of China, Hu Jintao to close the Shanghai Wildlife Park and put an end to" The Shanghai Animal Olympics" currently in it's 4th year.
    See photo's from the Animal Olympics here http://www.tigertelegraph.net/shanghai.htm


    http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/433935551

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    LETS KEEP PETITIONS TO ONE PAGE PLEASE October 19, 2006 7:34 AM

    I DO NOT WANT THE GROUP BURIED IN PETITIONS. PLEASE KEEP THEM TO THIS ONE AREA. I WILL ADD A PAGE IF THIS ONE GETS TO LARGE.

    THANKS, ABEL

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