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Chers News/ Petitions # 27
2 years ago
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previous link ( news/ petitions #26)

http://www.care2.com/c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=24168&pst=1566602

 

previous link ( news/ petitions #25)

http://www.care2.com/c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=24168&pst=1565622

 

 

 

46
Stop Big Oil's Attack On Whales ! Help Save Endangered Belugas ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, whales, big oil, protection, wildlife )
Cher - 1 hour ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The Apache Alaska Corporation is preparing to launch a deafening airgun assault as it explores for oil and gas in Cook Inlet, Alaska--home to a struggling population of 284 endangered beluga whales. At close range, the intense noise from airguns can cause

 

2 years ago

 

50
Urge Madigan Army Medical Center to Stop Tormenting Ferrets ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, cruelty )
Cher - 3 hours ago - secure.peta.org
Despite having publicly announced in 2007 that its cruel use of ferrets for pediatric intubation training "will be phased out due to the development of adequate simulation training models," the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, continues
2 years ago
56
Florida: Don't Open New Primate Research Lab ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, suffering, protection, environment )
Cher - 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Hendry County in Southwest Florida already has two primate research labs that hold a combined three thousand macaque monkeys, and now a Chicago-based firm called Prelabs is planning to build a third.
2 years ago
40
OBAMA- Protect Polar Bear Habitat ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )
Cher - 49 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Obama Administration is attempting to rush through a new plan that would allow oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Chukchi Sea -- home to half our nation's polar bears
2 years ago
41
Tell the Public: Don't Feed the Bears ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 43 minutes ago - forcechange.com
Greene County, New York, is experiencing what experts are calling a 'people problem'. The problem is negatively affecting the local bear population. Experts say that citizens purposely and accidentally feeding local bears is causing the animals to become
2 years ago
45
Demand Justice for Service Dog Kicked By Airline Worker ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, pets, protection )
Cher - 58 minutes ago - forcechange.com
For war veterans and others who have undergone traumatic, life-changing experiences, a service dog can provide a second chance at a normal life. No one knows this more than Jim Staneck, the founder of Paws and Stripes: a non-profit organization that
2 years ago

 

38
Demand Justice for Starved Miniature Horses ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection )
Cher - 7 minutes ago - forcechange.com
Pamela Belo worked as a veteran Deputy with the Hillsborough, Florida, Country Sheriff's Office. Sworn to protect and serve the citizens of Hillsborough, Belo apparently made no such commitment to her own pets. On July 3rd, 2012, Belo surrendered four
2 years ago
36
Commend Mediterranean Countries for Granting Critical Protection to Sharks and Rays ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
Various species of sharks have essentially vanished from parts of the Mediterranean Sea where they once were common due to overfishing. Now, after repeated delays on the part of the European Commission, 10 species of vulnerable sharks and rays have
2 years ago

All noted and signed(25 &26) Thanx Nyack and Cher

Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago
27
Ask Danny Boyle to Keep His Olympics Promise to the Animals ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 3 hours ago - secure.peta.org
Please contact Boyle today and urge him to retire the animals to sanctuaries. Just as Boyle stepped in to provide for the impoverished young stars of Slumdog Millionaire after the film's huge success, the world is now looking to him to make good on
2 years ago
29
Tell the Fair That Big Cats Aren't Props ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, tigers )
Cher - 3 hours ago - capwiz.com
Tell the Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport, Iowa that big cats and cubs do NOT belong at the fair!
2 years ago
28
Bullfighting Isn't Culture, It's Cruelty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, killing, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year, about 250,000 bulls are killed in bullfights -- stabbed multiple times with barbed lances and banderillas (spiked wooden sticks) before suffering slow, agonizing deaths in front of an audience, including children.
2 years ago
25
Help Save Wombats ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Wombats are protected under Australian law in all states- although in parts of eastern Victoria it is treated as a pest and has no protection.
2 years ago
26
Stop Plans to Kill Wallabies ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
A sanctuary in Australia, the Healville Sanctuary, plans to do the unthinkable- kill 140 wild wallabies.
Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago
16
Tell Amusement Park to Replace Animal Exhibit ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, suffering, protection, environment )
Cher - 59 minutes ago - peta.org
The animals under the care of the Lagoon Amusement Park in Farmington, Utah, look sickly and unhealthy. There are plenty of options available for park visitors, including rides and games, without having to imprison animals
2 years ago
13
Urge Ottawa, Ontario, to Reject Cruel Killing of Beavers ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, killing )
Cher - 1 hour ago - petacms.peta.org
Reportedly, the city of Ottawa, Ontario, is again considering using traps to cruelly kill beavers at Lindsay Pond Park. The city recently made the compassionate decision to explore humane beaver control methods, but now it's apparently backing away from
2 years ago
19
Stop Baboons Being Killed in the Cape Peninsula ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, killing )
Cher - 2 hours ago - avaaz.org
We the undersigned, call on the city of Cape Town to halt the killing of Cape Town's baboons with immediate effect. We vehemently object to the way Cape Nature Conservation, the very people who should be conserving nature, are contributing to the
2 years ago
33
Animal Fighting "Tools" Outlawed in NY ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, cruelty, AnimalWelfare, protection, suffering )
Cher - 6 hours ago - therainforestsite.com
Say thank you to New York legislators for outlawing the possession of animal fighting-related items, and in support of outlawing them in all 50 states.
30
Stop Dirty Oil in Swift Fox Habitat ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )
Cher - 6 hours ago - therainforestsite.com
The massive Keystone XL pipeline would bring toxic tar sands oil right through swift fox habitat -- destroying precious habitat and putting foxes at risk from dangerous spills.
2 years ago
25
Stop Animal Abuse on Reality TV ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Reality TV producers constantly come up with new ways to shock viewers. Unfortunately, their efforts to up the ante sometimes include animal abuse and exploitation. Several reality game shows test contestants' bravery by forcing them to eat live insects
33
Ban Sugar Gliders as Pets in U.S. ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife )
Cher - 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sugar gliders, the exotic, cute little marsupials from Australia, are protected by law in South Australia, where it is illegal to keep them without a permit or to capture or sell them without a licence (which is usually only issued for research).
2 years ago
27
Stop Killing Wolves in Finland- 135 Left ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wolves, environment, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Finland wolf population has collapsed because of poaching. In 2005 there were 250 wolves in Finland, last spring's corresponding figure was between 135 and 145. In some areas wolves have disappeared completely.
29
Keep the Ban on Elephant Ivory ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, elephants, ivory, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
There has been a global ban on ivory since 1989, but a new proposal from CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species), proposes to make legal the ivory trade again as a way to combat the increase of poaching of the African elephant
Anonymous
2 years ago

All noted and signed. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago

All noted and sign some of these I do on the care2 site!

2 years ago
4
Animals Suffering at The Shelter in Tuzla ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, cruelty )
Cher - 40 minutes ago - en.pfotenhilfe-europa.eu
Many animals are injured, crippled or disabled. Medical care is barely given. The situation at the animal shelter of your town stays in a glary conflict to the animal welfare law of Bosnia
2 years ago
5
Tell the Fair That Tiger Cubs Should Not Be at Fairs ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, environment, protection, suffering, tigers )
Cher - 1 hour ago - capwiz.com
We have just learned that Joe Schreibvogel's tiger cub petting display, where fair attendees can hold and have their photos taken with a tiger cub for a price, is at the Monroe County Fair in Tomah, Wisconsin. But what price are the cubs paying??
6
Animals From the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympics in London ! Please Send to Sanctuary ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 1 hour ago - peta.de
Please contact Danny Boyle today and urge him to accommodate the animals to sanctuaries.
5
2 years ago
37
Stand With the Sierra Club Against Shell Oil ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection )
Cher - 7 hours ago - secure.sierraclub.org
An oil spill in the Arctic Ocean would be a disaster. The nearest Coast Guard station is 1,000 miles away, making clean-up from an oil spill even more challenging than it was after the BP disaster in the Gulf.
35
Protect Mt. St. Helens - Stop the Proposed Mine ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection )
Cher - 7 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is considering allowing exploratory drilling for hard rock mining on the northeast border of Mt. St. Helens Volcanic Monument in Washington State. Allowing a huge mine on its borders will set a disasterous precedent
2 years ago
33
Massachusetts: Help Ban Extreme Confinement Of Pigs And Calves ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, AnimalWelfare, suffering, protection )
Cher - 7 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
Massachusetts has the opportunity to help alleviate the stress and suffering of extreme confinement by banning veal crates for baby cows and gestation crates for breeding sows. Both devices keep animals so cruelly confined that they are unable to turn
37
Put Kennel Owner That Drowns Puppies Out of Business ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, death, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
Dayna Bell of Bell Kennels and Farm faces 16 counts of animal cruelty for drowning puppies at her kennel in Minnesota. The woman has found a potential loophole to the charges, claiming that the animals were commercial and are therefore protected under
2 years ago
49
Stop Hunting Lynx in Europe ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, protection, environment, suffering )
Cher - 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
The lynx population in Poland is about 200, where hunting and habitat loss have reduced their numbers
32
Revoke Bear Parks Licence to Exhibit Bears ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 7 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Visitors to a bear zoo on the Cherokee Indian Reservation were bitten by a caged cub on two occasions recently, renewing calls from animal-rights advocates to close the business.
Lynx and bears
2 years ago

signed, FB.

2 years ago

all signed and noted. thank you so much.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Noted and signed. Thank you Cher.

2 years ago

Noted & signed. Thanks Cher & Nyack.

2 years ago

Signed and noted.

2 years ago
4
Put An End to Unlicensed Puppy Mills ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, environment, AnimalWelfare, suffering, pets, protection )
Cher - 28 minutes ago - all-creatures.org
Tell the USDA to close the loophole that allows breeders who sell puppies directly to the public via the Internet, or by phone or mail, to virtually get under the radar and who don't have to provide even minimum standards of care for their dogs that are
2 years ago
47
End Elephant Tourism in Thailand ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife )
Cher - 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
A recent film by the Ecologist Film Unit exposing the violent and illegal trade of endangered Asian elephants from Burma to Thailand raises the need to act now to save these animals from a life in brutal captivity and likely death. After viewing the
2 years ago

 

46
Don't Allow Hunting of Endangered Antelope ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
An amendment to the Interior Appropriations bill has passed the House of Representatives that will allow 'canned' hunting of three endangered species of African antelope. This type of hunting offers trophy seekers the ability to shoot fenced-in animals
2 years ago
43
Tell the Army to Stop Using Ferrets for Training ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, suffering, protection )
Cher - 53 minutes ago - forcechange.com
In 2007, the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, announced that it was going to phase out the use of ferrets for pediatric intubation training. However, they are continuing to use ferrets for training the procedure, which involves shoving
2 years ago
36
Animal Experimentation Centre in Berlin ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 6 hours ago - openpetition.de
In Berlin, is to create a massive new animal testing laboratory. In the construction of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) could accommodate about 61, 400 animals. According to our research, that Germany would be the largest animal
2 years ago
43
Tell New York to Stop Importing Shark Fins ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
Despite most of the United States banning shark fins, New York continues to import shark fins as they are an Asian delicacy, and used to make soup in certian ethnic cultures.
2 years ago
45
Stop Sloth Bear Torture in India ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, wildlife )
Cher - 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
Despite a ban enacted in 1972 on using sloth bears as "dancing bears" as street entertainment in India, the practice still exists.
2 years ago
14
Last Dance for Greater Sage Grouse in Canada ? PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 1 hour ago - secure2.convio.net
Please join us by sending your letter of support for immediate, emergency action to prevent the extinction of the Greater sage-grouse in Canada.
Anonymous
2 years ago

All noted and signed. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago

All noted and signed as I could Cher :-0 Thanx Nyack and Cher

2 years ago

Noted & signed!  Thanks!

2 years ago
5
Ask Harvard to Release Its Endangered Cotton-Top Tamarins to Sanctuaries ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife )
Cher - 41 minutes ago - secure2.convio.net
Please take a moment to ask interim director of Harvard's New England Primate Research Center R. Paul Johnson, M.D., to release the institution's nearly 170 cotton-top tamarins to sanctuaries or wildlife refuges.
2 years ago
5
Tell Los Angeles City Council : Close L.A. Zoo Elephant Exhibit And Send Billy, Tina, and Jewel To A Sanctuary ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife )
Cher - 43 minutes ago - secure2.convio.net
Billy, Tina and Jewel live in an exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo with only 2.2 acres of useable space, divided into four yards. On July 24, 2012 California Superior Court Judge John L. Segal released a scathing decision in a lawsuit regarding the elephant
2 years ago
8
Stop Namibia From Exporting Rhinos, Elephants And Other Wildlife To Cuban Zoo ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 1 hour ago - all-creatures.org
Send a polite message to the Embassy of the Republic of Namibia in Washington, DC, and to the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia. Join IDA in urging them to stop this inhumane export that will forever deprive nearly 150 wild animals of their
2 years ago
23
Dog Killing Is Out Of Control: Demand New Management At Georgia Shelter ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, death, dogs, killing, pets, protection, environment )
Cher - 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
More than a dozen dogs and puppies were abruptly put to death at an animal shelter in Macon, Georgia after a quick phone call by the new interim manager at the Bibb County Animal Welfare Department. Following the resignation of the previous manager,
2 years ago

 

26
Zoo Must Ramp Up Safety After Gorilla's Tragic Death ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, death, environment, protection, wildlife )
Cher - 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Zoos that keep wild animals in captivity also have the responsibility to protect their animals from harm, both in the form of natural predators and human hazards. But a gorilla at the Prague Zoo recently met an untimely end when one of the climbing ropes
2 years ago
30
Let Cats Keep Their Claws ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, pets, cats, environment )
Cher - 5 hours ago - peta2.com
Urge Bruce Tanski Construction & Development to join the numerous property management groups that do not require declawing.
2 years ago
35
Stricter Penalties for Animal Cruelty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, dogs, suffering, protection, environment, pets )
Cher - 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, my family dog of thirteen years was brutally taken from us. At around 1:30 in the afternoon, my dog was laying outside, laying in the shade, on a beautiful summer day. When someone snuck up on her and strangled her
2 years ago
28
Save Right Whale With Reduced Speed Limits ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife, whales )
Cher - 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Right whales are still endangered, with only 400 left. There has not been enough time for the whales to recover its population- and extinction, without human intervention, is a real possibility. Extend the reduced speed limit in right whale habitat.
2 years ago
30
Urge NYC to Remove Glue Traps From Parks ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, killing, suffering )
Cher - 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The New York City Parks and Recreation Department is using glue traps to kill rodents.
2 years ago
30
Stop Seal Clubbing in Namibia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, suffering, protection, environment, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year, for 139 days, Namibian seal clubbers take part in what is now known as a 'seal massacre'. Early each morning, hidden from the eyes of tourists and visitors to the Cape Cross Seal Reserve in Namibia, groups of men patrol the beaches with the
2 years ago

all done. thank you, dear nyack.

2 years ago

All done. Stripes has her claws thats why my woodwork looks like it does!

2 years ago

Noted and All done that I could Thanx Nyack and Cher

Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago

Noted & signed all above. Thanks Nyack & Cher.

2 years ago

finished with a few nasty comments. i couldn't help it. thank you, nyack.