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2 years ago
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First Genetically Pure Bison Calf By Embryo Transfer - Wildlife Conservation Society 
Animals  (tags: GeneticEngineeringscientistsscienceinterestingwildlife,protectionendangered ) 
 Kevin - 30 days ago - wcs.org 

"Since its inception, WCS has worked to save the American bison from extinction, and the Bronx Zoo grounds have housed bison for over one hundred years. Today, new conservation efforts focus on genetic purity in this iconic mammal"
2 years ago

Washington Brings Live Tiger to Practice to Prep for LSU | Yardbarker.Com 
Animals  (tags: tigerswildanimalsabuseAnimalWelfare ) 
 Kevin - 28 days ago - yardbarker.com 

"The tiger is actually a 16-month old Bengal tiger named Sheena that the team got for the day after contacting a private animal reserve in Oregon. The idea was to get the players used to the environment at LSU where the school has a live tiger mascot
2 years ago

Mike the Tiger - Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia 
Animals  (tags: tigerswildlifeendangeredAnimalWelfare ) 
 Kevin - 28 days ago - en.wikipedia.org 

"By tradition the tiger is a live Bengal tiger, although, the last two tigers were of mixed breeds. Mike V was a Bengali-Indochinese mix, while Mike VI is a Bengali-Siberian hybrid.[1]"
2 years ago

Suit Filed to Protect Wildlife From Lead Poisoning in Arizona's Kaibab National Forest 
Environment  (tags: Govtfearmongeringusaenvironmentecosystems,conservationpollutionprotectionhealthconditionswildlifeSustainabililtyforests ) 
 Kevin - 27 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org 

"Conservation groups sued the U.S. Forest Service today for failing to protect wildlife from toxic lead in spent ammunition in Arizona's Kaibab National Forest."
2 years ago

Washington State Resumes Hunt for Wolves With Aim to Destroy Wedge Pack 
Animals  (tags: wolveskillingAnimalWelfareprotection ) 
 Kevin - 27 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org 

"Following two depredations last week, the state of Washington's Department of Fish and Wildlife ended its brief wolf-hunting reprieve and is again gunning to kill up to four wolves in the Wedge pack, with the aim of potentially breaking up the pack."
2 years ago

Tell Congress to Step in - Poachers Massacring Elephants - Wildlife Conservation Society 
World  (tags: wildlifeprotectionendangeredanimalsAnimalWelfareafricaasia ) 
 Kevin - 25 days ago - secure3.convio.net 

Petition to congress to stop poaching of elephants
2 years ago

Bad Summer in U.S. for Zoonoses | The Wildlife News 
Health & Wellness  (tags: worldpoliticsdeathanimalswildlifeprotection,researchdiseaseillnesspreventiondeathethicshumans ) 
 Kevin - 25 days ago - thewildlifenews.com 

Illnesses contracted from animals and the politics of those diseases
2 years ago

WCS Releases List of Asian Species at the Conservation Crossroads - Wildlife Conservation Society 
Animals  (tags: endangeredwildlifewildanimalskilledsadnessenvironment,extinction ) 
 Kevin - 24 days ago - wcs.org 

"The Wildlife Conservation Society (WC today released a list of Asian species that are at a conservation crossroads calling for governments to take immediate action"
2 years ago

Saving BanffâEUR(TM)s Grizzlies: Five-Year Action Plan to Reduce Human-Wildlife Conflict 
Animals  (tags: canadaenvironmentecosystemsdestructionhabitat,healthconditionspollutiondeathwildlifekilledwildlifeanimals ) 
 Kevin - 24 days ago - edmontonjournal.com 

"Wildlife conflicts don't get much more dramatic, or intractable, than the one involving the iconic bears, an iconic company, and Canada's most iconic park."
2 years ago

Booming Illegal Ivory Trade Taking Severe Toll on Africa's Elephants, Groups Say - CNN.Com 
Animals  (tags: elephantsivoryanimalsanimalcrueltyendangeredprotection,wildlifeworldusaafricaasiacrimecorruptionsociety ) 
 Kevin - 24 days ago - cnn.com 

Elephants are being killed in Africa at an alarming rate by increasingly efficient and well-armed poachers as international demand soars for the ivory from their tusks, wildlife conservation groups say
2 years ago

Pangolin Traffickers Across Southeast Asia Busted | Environment News Service 
Animals  (tags: asiaprotectionwildlifeendangeredanimalscrimehumans,wildanimals ) 
 Kevin - 24 days ago - ens-newswire.com 

"Forty people have been arrested in five Southeast Asian countries in the largest coordinated operation against the illegal poaching and trade in pangolins,nocturnalmammals..."
2 years ago

Bid to Undo Bush Memo on Threats to Species - NYTimes.Com 
Animals  (tags: wildlifewildanimalsanimalsprotectionhabitatendangered,GoodNewsecosystemsenvironmentgovernmentobamabush ) 
 Kevin - 24 days ago - nytimes.com 

"A few weeks before he left office, President George W. Bush told federal officials that, in effect, they did not have to bother getting the advice of wildlife experts before ..."
2 years ago

Groups Challenge N.C. Spotlighting of Coyotes Near Endangered Red Wolves - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee 
Animals  (tags: lawkillingkilledendangeredanimals ) 
 Kevin - 24 days ago - sacbee.com 

"Accidental shootings resulting in death or injury are a primary concern outlined in a court challenge filed today against an illegal state rule that allows spotlight hunting of coyotes at night throughout North Carolina ..."
2 years ago

Endangered Woodpecker Population on Fort Stewart Growing | Savannahnow.Com 
Animals  (tags: endangeredGoodNewsprotectionwildliferescued ) 
 Kevin - 24 days ago - savannahnow.com 

A nearly two decade-long program to develop the population of an endangered bird that lives on Fort Stewart has paid off.
2 years ago

Six Caged Tigers Found on Thai Rooftop - Bing Videos 
World  (tags: tigersasia ) 
 Kevin - 21 days ago - bing.com 

Thai police investigate a case of six tigers found on the rooftop of an apartment building in Pathum Thani Province. Tara Cleary reports.
2 years ago

AllAfrica.Com: Tanzania: No Plans to Ban Jumbo Hunting Permits - Official 
Animals  (tags: africaAnimalWelfarewildlifekillinglawhumans ) 
 Kevin - 18 days ago - allafrica.com 

TANZANIA has no plans to ban elephant hunting despite outcry from conservators and tour operators who feel the Jumbos are becoming endangered species
2 years ago

AllAfrica.Com: Congo-Kinshasa: New Monkey Species Identified in DRC 
Animals  (tags: africawildlifeanimalsgoodnewsnew speciesmonkeyGoodNews
 Kevin - 18 days ago - allafrica.com 

Scientific journal Plos One has published a paper in which scientists describe a new species of monkey they found living in the remote forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo
2 years ago

AllAfrica.Com: Tanzania: Animals 'Cut Short' Kenya Stay 
Animals  (tags: wildlifeanimalsmigrationwildebeests ) 
 Kevin - 17 days ago - allafrica.com 

"Strangely this year, the animals spent only three weeks in Kenya contrary to previous years when the animals would stay in Maasai Mara for two months before returning to Serengeti,"
2 years ago

AllAfrica.Com: Kenya: Three Elephants Killed By Poachers 
Animals  (tags: africakillinglawcrimeAnimalWelfareanimalscrueltyhabitat,wildlifesadness ) 
 Kevin - 17 days ago - allafrica.com 

"POACHERS killed three elephants at Taita Ranch on Sunday in the latest incident of escalating poaching in the region. The three male elephants aged between 30 and 40 old were shot dead by the poachers ..."
2 years ago

BBC News - Call to Freeze Fishing in Europe to Replenish Stocks
Health & Wellness  (tags: europehabitatwildlifeSustainabililtyconservationfood,diet ) 
 Kevin - 17 days ago - bbc.co.uk 

"A think tank has made a controversial case for freezing fishing in Europe, saying most fish stocks would return to sustainable levels within five years."
2 years ago

Hope for IndonesiaâEUR(TM)s Orangutans? | Asia News âEUR" Politics, Media, Education | Asian Correspondent 
Animals  (tags: asiaorangutanssadnesswildlifeabuseAnimalWelfarecruelty,sufferingwildanimalspets ) 
 Kevin - 17 days ago - asiancorrespondent.com 

"Dr Ian Singleton, director at The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program, believes that the crux of the matter lies not with ignorant villagers who abuse and capture orangutans, but with those companies, based far away in urban centers, that are ..."
2 years ago

Saboteurs Aim to Wreck First Badger Cull - Telegraph 
Animals  (tags: europekillingkilledanimalsAnimalWelfarewildlifesadness ) 
 Kevin - 15 days ago - telegraph.co.uk 

"Wildlife campaigners have been warned that they face prosecution if they attempt to disrupt marksmen conducting the country's first badger cull. "
2 years ago

100 Most Threatened 
Animals  (tags: endangeredprotectionanimalswildlifesadness ) 
 Kevin - 15 days ago - ouramazingplanet.com 

"The International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission has issued its first ever list of what it considers the 100 most threatened species of animals, plants and fungi on the planet"
2 years ago

A Bloody 2 Months for South African Rhinos | Wildlife News 
Animals  (tags: africacrimeanimalsabusecrueltyendangeredwildlifehabitat,killingkilledsadness ) 
 Kevin - 14 days ago - wildlifenews.co.uk 

"The latest statistics from the South African Department of Environmental Affairs has shown that the last 2 months has been a bloody time for the rhino. 100 rhinos have been killed in South Africa in under 2 months."
2 years ago

Groups Sue to Stop Minnesota Wolf Hunt 
Animals  (tags: WolvesminnhuntanimalsprotectionwildlifeAnimalWelfare ) 
 Kevin - 13 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org 

"Two wildlife groups asked the state appeals court to block the hunt starting Nov. 3, arguing the DNR didn't seek adequate public input.
2 years ago

AllAfrica.Com: Uganda: Councillor Nabbed Poaching 
World  (tags: endangeredwildlifeprotectionhumanskilledkillinglaw,investigationanimalsAnimalWelfarecrimesocietyafrica ) 
 Kevin - 13 days ago - allafrica.com 

"The Juma parish councillor to Kamdini LC3 council in Oyam district, Vincent Oulanya, and nine others have been arrested in connection with poaching wildlife."
2 years ago

Endangered Species Coalition 
Animals  (tags: wildlifeendangeredenvironmentanimals ) 
 Kevin - 10 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org 

"Sign our petition urging debate moderator Jim Lehrer and Commission on Presidential Debates Members to ask President Obama and Governor Romney how they would protect our nation's--and our world's--disappearing wildlife and wild places."
2 years ago

Action Alert: Keep the Sacred Headwaters Sacred | ForestEthics 
Environment  (tags: Canadaclimate-changeecosystemsdestructionhabitathealthconditionspollution,naturehumanswildlifeenvironment ) 
 Kevin - 11 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org 

"Only a few months remain on a moratorium that currently prevents Shell from transforming a wilderness in northwestern British Columbia into barren land of gas wells and roads. The Sacred Headwaters is the source of three of North..."
2 years ago

Protest - Stop Monsanto Soy! - Rainforest Rescue 
Environment  (tags: worldsocietydietfoodenvironmentwildlifeecosystemsnature ) 
 Kevin - 12 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org 

"Every year, tropical forests equivalent to the size of the Netherlands are cleared in South America to make room for the cultivation of soy, even though the monocultures have already assumed unimaginable proportions:..."
2 years ago

Indian Elephant Retreat at Wildlife Sanctuary, WB - Video | The Times of India 
Animals  (tags: asiaelephantshumans ) 
 Kevin - 9 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com 

Captive Indian Elephant video
2 years ago

Shrinking Prey Base Forces Tigers to Change Behavioural Pattern - The Times of India 
Animals  (tags: tigersendangeredcatsanimalsAnimalWelfarehumanswildlife,killingprotectionasia ) 
 Kevin - 9 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com 

"Broadly, Sunderbans is an inherently low prey density, poor quality tiger habitat, as my first ever camera trap study in 1998 showed clearly. This fact is now being reinforced by more detailed behavioral studies being done by WII."
2 years ago

Week-Old Giant Panda Cub Born at the National Zoo Dies - Animal Tracks 
Animals  (tags: deathendangeredpandazoo ) 
 Kevin - 10 days ago - animaltracks.today.com 

"The giant panda cub born a week ago at the National Zoo in Washington has died, and it was not immediately known why the animal died, zoo officials said Sunday. "
2 years ago

Giraffe Dies of Cardiac Arrest After Escaping From Circus - ABC News 
Animals  (tags: giraffeAnimalWelfareanimalsendangeredprotectionsadness,wildanimals ) 
 Kevin - 9 days ago - abcnews.go.com 

"A giraffe shocked townspeople in Italy Friday when it sprang free from a local circus and ran through the streets for four hours. Police managed to tranquilize it, but it died shortly after of cardiac arrest."
2 years ago

Tiger in Indian Zoo Killed By Poachers 
Animals  (tags: tigerszookilledlawhumansendangeredcrueltyanimals,AnimalWelfareslaughtersadnessinvestigationdeath ) 
 Kevin - 5 days ago - now.msn.com 

"Though animals might not be thrilled to live in zoos, you'd think they'd at least be safe from being hunted down there. In a worryingly brazen move, a gang of poachers broke into a "high-security zoo" in Itanagar, India, and killed a tiger on Monday nigh
2 years ago

olice Probe Alleged Poisoning of Dogs in Moscow - Yahoo! News 
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfareabusedabusekilledkillinglawpetsinvestigationhumansdogscruelty
 Kevin - 8 days ago - news.yahoo.com 

Dogs owners in Moscow have been appalled at a spate of poisonings, seemingly committed by a group of "dog hunters" who promote the killings as a sport.
2 years ago

Buffalo Stampede Draws Thousands to South Dakota | Www.Kirotv.Com 
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfareendangeredwildlifesocietyconservationanimalswildanimals ) 
 Kevin - 8 days ago - kirotv.com 

Home > AP Buffalo Stampede Draws Thousands to South Dakota Share favorite Vote (0) Thousands are gathered at Custer State Park in South Dakota for the annual Buffalo Roundup.
2 years ago

Saving the Sea Cow - YouTube   video 
Animals  (tags: animalsendangeredhabitatwildlifeprotectionenvironmentAnimalWelfare ) 
 Kevin - 8 days ago - youtube.com 

Scientists in the US are proving that poor-sighted manatees are graceful in even the murkiest waters, navigating with a unique sense of touch along their fine hairs.
2 years ago

Take Action on the Farm Bill! No Free Pass for Monsanto! 
Health & Wellness  (tags: dietdiseaseriskssafetyhealthfoodethicsusaeducationusaworld,ethicsGeneticEngineeringsciencecongress ) 
 Kevin - 3 days ago - organicconsumers.org 

Action Alert No Free Pass for Monsanto! Get the Monsanto Rider Out of the House Farm Bill!
2 years ago

With Sen. Kerry's Leadership, Another Milestone Is Reached in the U.S. Big Cats Campaign | IFAW - International Fund for Animal 
Animals  (tags: tigerscatswildlifeAnimalWelfareendangeredlawsociety,protection ) 
 Kevin - 6 days ago - ifaw.org 

"Senator John Kerry (D-MA) has introduced S. 3547, the Senate companion to H.R. 4122, the House version of the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act, aimed at prohibiting breeding and private possession of captive big cats in the United States."
2 years ago

70-Year-Old Oregon Farmer Eaten By His Hogs - U.S. News 
Offbeat  (tags: hogsAnimalWelfarehumansanimalsanimalwelfaredeathhealthdietinvestigation,deathwarningsafetyrisksfoodoff-beat ) 
 Kevin - 1 day ago - usnews.nbcnews.com 

"On Wednesday morning, Terry V. Garner, a 70-year-old Oregon farmer, went to feed his animals. Several hours later, when he hadn't returned, a family member went to look for him and found, on the ground of the hog enclosure, his dentures."
2 years ago

Stand Up for Clean Energy Jobs: Reject Romney's Big Oil Agenda! - League of Conservation Voters 
Society & Culture  (tags: windjobsgovernmentethicsconservationCO2emissionsclimatechange,green ) 
 Kevin - 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net 

Check out LCV Victory Fund's new TV ad exposing Mitt Romney's Big Oil agenda. Petition Petition Check out LCV Victory Fund's new TV ad exposing Mitt Romney's Big Oil agenda.
2 years ago

Prominent Names in Cheetah Capture Scam 
Animals  (tags: endangeredAnimalWelfareanimalswildlifesadnessafrica ) 
 Kevin - 2 days ago - the-star.co.ke 

"Kenya's cheetahs are being captured from national parks and game reserves and relocated to private conservancies, it has been revealed. "
2 years ago

Killing of Wolf Pack Criticized By Key Washington State Lawmaker - U.S. News 
Animals  (tags: wolvesgovernmentethicskillinglawhumanscruelty,endangeredanimals ) 
 Kevin - 3 days ago - usnews.nbcnews.com 

"The chairman of the state Senate committee that oversees Washington's Department of Fish & Wildlife tells NBC News that the killing of a gray wolf pack in recent days was "inexcusable" and that he is demanding answers about why the agency thought ..."
2 years ago

Wolf Pack That Killed Cattle Taken Out By Sharpshooters - U.S. News 
Animals  (tags: wildlifewolveskillingkilledslaughterendangeredanimalsAnimalWelfare ) 
 Kevin - 3 days ago - usnews.nbcnews.com 

Sharpshooters taking aim from a helicopter shot dead six gray wolves this week, wrapping up Washington state's strategy of killing off the pack because it had become accustomed to eating cattle.
2 years ago

Woman Rides Wild Manatee in Florida, Turns Herself in - U.S. News 
Animals  (tags: stupidabuseAnimalWelfareanimalsendangeredwildlifelawprotection ) 
 Kevin - 3 hours ago - usnews.nbcnews.com 

"A woman who police said was seen touching and riding a manatee in Fort De Soto Park in Pinellas, Fla., over the weekend turned herself in..."
2 years ago

Thanks Roxy- All noted up ( love his news!)

2 years ago

All signed. Thank you for the news Roxy and Kevin.

2 years ago

All Noted and signed Roxy and Kevin ... Very informative )

2 years ago
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Stop the Killing of One Fifth of the Lithuanian Wolves!

Animals  (tags: wolves, government, ethics, killing, law, humans, cruelty, endangered, animals, wildlife, europe, asia )
Kevin - 14 hours ago - avaaz.org
This year the Lithuanian Ministry of Environment has increased the wolves' hunting quota to 50, compared to five wolves' quota of last year.
2 years ago

Going through each now.  TY

2 years ago

Not animal related- but important just the same

 

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Stop The Trap | OpenMedia International

Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, internet, law, ethics, crime, freedoms, government, politics, rights, culture )
Kevin - 18 hours ago - stopthetrap.net
Right now, a group of 600 industry lobbyist "advisors" and un-elected government trade representatives are scheming behind closed doors1,2 to craft an international agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
2 years ago

Both signed. Thank you Nyack and Kevin.

2 years ago
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Riding Their Hearts Out for AnimalsâEUR" the âEURoeSanctuary CenturyâEUR

Animals  (tags: education, goodnews, humans, society, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, animals )
Kevin - 1 hour ago - idablog.org
What is the Sanctuary Century, you ask? It's an annual 100-mile bike ride that benefits animal sanctuaries. This year the ride raised more than $26,000 - roughly $8,000 of that will go to help the animals at IDA's own Hope Animal Sanctuary in Mississippi
2 years ago

Use Your Voice, Tell the Candidates to Protect America's National Parks for Future Generations - National Parks Conservation Ass
Environment (tags: conservation, endangered, ecosystems, environment, habitat, wildlife, government, nature, protection, congress, government )

Kevin
- 19 hours ago - secure.npca.org

The winner of November's presidential election has the potential to make a profound impact on the future of our national parks
2 years ago

Gone But Not Forgotten, WDFW Holds Hearing On Wedge Pack, October 5 âEUR" 6 « Howling For Justice
Animals (tags: wolves, government, ethics, law, humans, cruelty, endangered, animals, wildlife )

Kevin
- 11 hours ago - howlingforjustice.wordpress.com

WDFW is holding a public hearing on the issue, October 5-6 in Olympia, Washington. The hearing will be televised.
2 years ago

Wedge Wolf, If You Are Out There, Run for Your Life | Ed Cetera | The Seattle Times
Animals (tags: wolves, government, ethics, law, humans, cruelty, endangered, animals, wildlife )

Kevin
- 9 hours ago - seattletimes.com

If Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife estimate is correct, there's an outside chance that one lonely wolf remains from the Wedge pack in the northeast corner of Washington state. 
2 years ago

Noted and Signed Current Roxy and Kevin :-0 Thnx

2 years ago

Noted and signed. Thank you Nyack and Kevin.

2 years ago

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Don't Let the Fur Industry Use a Fake Name for Raccoon Dog - The Humane Society of the United States

Animals  (tags: cruelty, dogs, humans, killing, killed, sadness, wildlife )
Kevin - 2 days ago - secure.humanesociety.org
Raccoon dogs (a member of the Canidae (dog) family with a superficial resemblance to raccoons) have been documented to be skinned alive in China for their fur
2 years ago
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Save 2013 European Union Ban on Animal-Tested Cosmetics - The Humane Society of the United States

Animals  (tags: cruelty, ethics, AnimalWelfare, animals )
Kevin - 2 days ago - secure.humanesociety.org
In just months, a ban on selling new animal-tested cosmetics in the European Union is due to be implemented
2 years ago
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Protect the Jaguars' Southwestern Habitat

Animals  (tags: jaguar, conservation, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered, ecosystems, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, nature )
Kevin - 16 hours ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The agency has omitted the best jaguar habitat north of the border - the wild Gila ecosystem of New Mexico and the adjoining Mogollon Rim of Arizona
2 years ago

All Signed, Noted and Wonderful Photos Thnx Nyack, Roxy and Kevin

2 years ago

Done, thank you.

2 years ago
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Petition | Commission: Stop Wolf Hunting/Trapping: WMU 310, 320, 390 (Near Yellowstone) | Change.Org

Animals  (tags: wolves, government, ethics, law, humans, cruelty, endangered, animals, wildlife )
Kevin - 4 hours ago - change.org
"We are deeply disturbed about Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wolf hunting and trapping plan for the upcoming 2012-13 season."
2 years ago
6
Avaaz - Days to Save the Antarctic Ocean

Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, nature, oceans, politics, endangered, whales, environment )
Kevin - 53 minutes ago - avaaz.org
Within days, governments could begin turning wide stretches of the Antarctic ocean into the world's largest marine sanctuary,
2 years ago

Signd Current Nyack, and Kevin : Thnx

2 years ago

All signed. Thank you Nyack and Kevin.

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