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2 years ago

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Boycott Honest Tea! PLEASE BOYCOTT, SIGN, SHARE!
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, greenhousegases, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water )
Ruth - 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com

"I used to drink Honest Tea - until I learned that it's owned by The Coca-Cola Company. Now I'm boycotting Honest Tea, and all Coca-Cola products, because Coca-Cola spent $1.7 million to defeat Prop 37, the California Right to Know Genetically...." SIGN!

2 years ago

Please help the Boycott Marshall Pet Products campaign with a eCard.
It’s easy and free, just choose a photo from the album Boycott MarshallPet and then click on “Send as an eCard”, personalize your card with a message; for example:
“Dear friend,
please sign the petition against Marshall Farm http://www.change.org/petitions/all-people-who-cares-about-animals-pledge-to-boycott-marshall-pet-products-don-t-support-vivisection

You can help this cause even more by sending one of the photos from the Boycott Marshall Pet album as an eCard and asking your friends to join the boycott and help spread the word about it http://www.care2.com/c2c/photos/view/215/515805405/Boycott_Marshall_Pet_Products/

Thank you so much!”

2 years ago

please sign and share if you would

2 years ago

Hi! I hope your weekend is going well! I have posted 18 articles, if you have the time. THNX!! Please enjoy your day my friends! TTFN Cher~

http://www.care2.com/news/member/100041282?sort=submitted

2 years ago

I did a 5k run/walk today for wounded warriors so I'm making an early night of it because I am pooped. Hugs, Christeen

 

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2 years ago

THANKS FOR READING AND NOTING THESE IMPORTANT ARTICLES:

http://www.care2.com/news/member/193692282?sort=submitted

2 years ago

Here is why -- WATER and LOADS OF RESEARCH, SOUND SCIENCE AND RESEARCH -- THIS IS THE BEST COURSE OF ACTION --BAN THE PIPELINE -- So, will you please sign, and send, twitter, google, facebook.  {Please watch the videos, and read the article that I sent earlier today.}

  IMPORTANT PETITIONS-- 2 IN 1 -- PLEASE SIGN THESE 2 PETITIONS, THEN SHARE EVERY WHERE!  

 

Tell President Obama: Reject Keystone XL ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Environment  (tags: environmentdestruction,habitatnatureprotection ) 
 Cher - 11 hours ago - secure.sierraclub.org 

 

This is the final official comment period for Keystone XL. Sierra Club supporters like you need to top previous numbers and submit 100,000 comments below!

 

2 years ago

Please, sign this petition and pass it on!
http://www.care2.com/news/member/516095512/3546168

2 years ago

Dear friends,

as always, here's what I have added since my last message.

http://www.care2.com/news/member/153110506?sort=submitted

Please sign the verious Take Action if you have not already and enjoy the rest, thanks!

Hope you all will have a good week and stay safe and warm.

For my new friends: please let me know if you do not wish to receive these regular messages and prefer to make your own picks from the news site.

Love & Peace

Angie

2 years ago

Hope you are having a good day. Hugs, Christeen

 

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2 years ago

Hi! I hope your week is going well! Here are 20 articles, if you have the time. THNX!!! Please enjoy your day and be happy!! TTFN Cher~

http://www.care2.com/news/member/100041282?sort=submitted

2 years ago

THANKS FOR READING AND NOTING THESE IMPORTANT ARTICLES:

http://www.care2.com/news/member/193692282?sort=submitted

 

STAY WARM!

2 years ago

Hi all my most precious and amazingly CARING friends

will you please sign this?, and thanks if you did already

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/353/488/747/please-save-the-cuban-kite-chondrohierax-wilsonii/


it is the most beautiful little kite - but in grave danger of becoming extinct

enjoy your day - regards from a (still) very sunny South Africa ♥

2 years ago

From:                                 http://www.kinshipcircle.org/action_center/letter_new3.asp#autoletter





To:   sandgren@rarc.wisc.edu ; welter@rarc.wisc.edu ; rstreiffer@wisc.edu ; djtenenb@wisc.edu ; trdevitt@wisc.edu ; levine@primate.wisc.edu ; jlenon@primate.wisc.edu ; capuano@primate.wisc.edu ; kbrunner@primate.wisc.edu ; mharke@primate.wisc.edu ; ppierre@primate.wisc.edu ; friscino@primate.wisc.edu ; mkoch@primate.wisc.edu ; vcarter@primate.wisc.edu ; sboehm@primate.wisc.edu ; dhartley@primate.wisc.edu ; hsimmons@primate.wisc.edu ; kbrunner@primate.wisc.edu ; mcentee@rarc.wisc.edu ; orner@rarc.wisc.edu ; morris@rarc.wisc.edu ; spilker@rarc.wisc.edu ; hannan@rarc.wisc.edu ; forsythe@rarc.wisc.edu ; jbacon@primate.wisc.edu ; cclark@primate.wisc.edu ; slarson@primate.wisc.edu ; bogdanske@rarc.wisc.edu ; gaudio@rarc.wisc.edu ; shvs@rarc.wisc.edu ; newman@rarc.wisc.edu ; riley@rarc.wisc.edu ; schiffman@rarc.wisc.edu ; sjohnson@rarc.wisc.edu ; peter@rarc.wisc.edu ; esawall@wisc.edu ; duchesneau@rarc.wisc.edu ; wsmellon@wisc.edu ; research@cals.wisc.edu ; kvandenbosch@cals.wisc.edu ; lindroth@wisc.edu ; hezoerb@wisc.edu ; chillmer@cals.wisc.edu ; blowery@wisc.edu ; aseitler@cals.wisc.edu ; blowery@wisc.edu ; paulnock@wisc.edu ; berridge@wisc.edu ; ccoe@wisc.edu ; mailduhlrich@wisc.edu ; tkenney@lar.wisc.edu ; mcollin5@wisc.edu

 

Subject: Maternal deprivation tests on Infant Monkeys...



University Of Wisconsin IACUC Personnel and Animal Research Faculty

I have reviewed "Animal Research at University of Wisconsin-Madison," which states that students, faculty and scientists engaged in animal experimentation believe their work is ethical when executed under "strict regulation, in situations where practical alternatives do not exist."

I respectfully submit a practical alternative to UW's maternal deprivation tests: Permanently end them. Here is why:

-- They are profoundly cruel.
Infant monkeys are taken from mothers within 24 hours of birth. To mimic "adverse rearing conditions," they're isolated with a live snake or wire "surrogate peer." Human Intruder enactments purposely traumatize them. Fear is not a byproduct, but the very goal of deprivation tests during brain development. All monkeys are killed to dissect their brains.

-- They are redundant and without scientific merit.
UW states that animal research is essential for human disease/disability treatments and promotion of health/safety for animals, people and environment. A decade-long National Institutes of Health study concluded that isolated infant monkeys self-mutilate. Adverse response to maternal separation is already documented. Re-proving the same basic paradigm does not advance health/safety treatments.

-- Taxpayer dollars spent on the neurobiology of fear in primates are wasteful.
Among mammals, primate infants are unusually dependent upon mothers for psychological health. One need only look to young monkeys at a primate sanctuary (rescued from adverse conditions), and speak to their rehabilitative caregivers, to gain insight. Yet UW's Chair of the Psychiatry, Dr. Ned H. Kalin, hopes to top $5,075,798 spent (in 10 years alone) to note variations between dissected brains of mentally distressed monkeys versus mother-reared monkeys. [National Institutes of Health. Grant R01MH046729. Development and Regulation of Emotion in Primates.]

-- A perceived need for data is overshadowed by the unethical character of the tests.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs) assess research protocols for adherence to the Animal Welfare Act. Amendments to the AWA in 1985, along with Institute For Laboratory Animal Research guidelines from 1998, call for the "psychological well-being of captive nonhuman primates." The crux of maternal deprivation is to withhold these very requirements: "Appropriate social companionship; positive interactions with personnel that are not a source of unnecessary stress; freedom from unnecessary pain and distress."

One presumes ACUCs have overwhelming incentive to seek exemption. However, what the public sees (from Freedom Of Information requested records) are ACUC personnel who failed to reject controversial protocols known to inflict severe suffering.

When Harry Harlow subjected infant monkeys to mental anguish in the 1950s, he publicly disgraced the University of Wisconsin. Harlow's ruthless tests even served as partial cause to amend the AWA in 1985. A renewal of similar madness humiliates UW once again, and frankly, defies logic.

I strongly encourage review committees to do their job, rather than grant consent for every animal study put forth for consideration. Please chose and promote the most practical alternative available: Permanently end maternal deprivation studies.

Thank you,

2 years ago

Hello,

Please join me in celebrating this most incredible day in history with the naming of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina as the new Pope in the Catholic church. "Cardinal Bergoglio had a special place in his heart and his ministry for the poor, for the disenfranchised, for those living on the fringes and facing injustice," Rosica said. "

Thank you for noting and please share your thoughts if you wish to.

http://www.care2.com/news/member/213931729?sort=submitted

Peace, Love & Light always,

your friend & cyber sis rosemary

2 years ago

hi there all my most precious friends....hope you are having a FABULOUS week so far

just two petitions of mine please?

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/207/441/432/save-the-sokoke-scops-owl-otus-ireneae/

and

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/466/521/046/save-the-hensts-goshawk-accipiter-henstii/

thanks for your hearts and CARE, always - enjoy ♥

2 years ago

Boycott Canadian Seafood to End Seal Slaughter - ForceChange
Take Action, Hundreds of thousands of seals are estimated to die each year in the annual Canadian seal cull. In the face of this injustice, 750,000 people and almost 6000 US companies have joined the seafood boycott.

2 years ago

Please forward far and wide, thank you

 

http://www.care2.com/news/member/457515986/3546773

2 years ago

Hi! I hope you are having a superb week! Here are 22 articles, if you have the time. THNX!! Please enjoy your day and be happy! TTFN Cher~

http://www.care2.com/news/member/100041282?sort=submitted

2 years ago

Good morning. Enjoy please............ Hugs, Christeen

 

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2 years ago

THANKS FOR READING AND NOTING THESE IMPORTANT ARTICLES:

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2 years ago

noted/signed

2 years ago

THANKS FOR READING AND NOTING THESE IMPORTANT ARTICLES:

http://www.care2.com/news/member/193692282?sort=submitted

2 years ago

2 plus pages today...thanx!

Hope you have a good weekend.

Here are some new stories and petitions...

 

nancy's news     

2 years ago

Hi! I hope you and yours are well and happy! Here are 18 articles, if you have the time. THNX!!! Please enjoy your day! TTFN Cher~

http://www.care2.com/news/member/100041282?sort=submitted 

2 years ago

I hope my new additions will add some happy to your day. Hugs, Christeen

 

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2 years ago

Crabs feel pain too. Please do not boil them alive!

http://forcechange.com/61808/no-more-boiling-crabs-alive/#gf_1

 

Bees are so important. Punish the vandal who went into someone's backyard and killed his honeybees.

http://forcechange.com/61860/punish-vandal-who-killed-thousands-of-honeybees-in-mans-backyard/#gf_1

 

Wisconsin is considering of making a law to use dogs in hunting the wolfs. NO WAY. This cannot happen.

http://forcechange.com/61733/ban-the-use-of-dogs-in-wisconsin-wolf-hunts/#gf_1

 

Foster Farm! Received Seal of American Humane Association! Thank you for humanely killing the chickens.

http://forcechange.com/61661/commend-poultry-farm-for-voluntarily-achieving-seal-of-the-american-humane-association/

 

 

RSPCA Please prosecute illegal fox hunting!

http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/prime-minister-david-cameron-rspca-must-retain-its-powers-to-prosecute-hunters-who-break-the-law

 

Facebook, please stop blocking animal rescue groups on your site

http://www.change.org/petitions/facebook-stop-blocking-animal-volunteers-crossposters-and-advocate-from-sharing

 

Norfolk, VA please ban the use of bullhooks! Stop hurting our animals for your training!

http://www.change.org/petitions/facebook-stop-blocking-animal-volunteers-crossposters-and-advocate-from-sharing

 

Leave our pitbulls alone! Don't discriminate!

http://www.change.org/petitions/lansing-city-council-stop-breed-specific-legislation-2

 

98.3 FM KJOY: Stop Your Support of Ringling Brother’s Barnum and Bailey Circus & Cole Brothers Circus http://www.change.org/petitions/98-3-fm-kjoy-stop-your-support-of-ringling-brother-s-barnum-and-bailey-circus-cole-brothers-circus

 

This one needs more signatures. Cats of Prince Rupert BC. Please help with the stray cat problem! http://www.thepetitionsite.com/274/037/273/help-give-a-voice-to-our-voiceless/

2 years ago

This is in another language..but they are trying to kill this dog..Denzel! Please help save his life!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/809/804/635/hobbyfokker-gerard-diesveld-moet-in-zijn-woonwijk-blijven-met-hond-denzel/

 

Spectro skin care in Canada! Stop animal testing!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/484/183/617/spectro-skin-care-stop-animal-testing/

Maximum Sentence for Brian Whitlock, over death of Captain the GSD

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/536/513/222/maximum-sentence-for-brian-whitlock-over-death-of-captain-the-gsd/

PA please do not use pigeons as shooting targets!

 

We shut down his first dogs are evil page now he made another one! Pictures of dogs being boiled alive. Shut this down!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/310/901/091/remove-dogs-are-evil-demons-2-facebook-page/

2 years ago

News

This guy smashed 3 baby racoons for tearing up his garden. He did get punished, but there are information of humane ways you can deter raccoons from your lawn listed in the article. Maybe you will learn something new?

http://www.thestar.com/news/crime/2013/03/12/man_who_attacked_raccoons_with_shovel_pleads_guilty_to_animal_cruelty.html

 

Bill to end slaughter of American Horses!

http://www.examiner.com/article/bill-to-end-slaughter-of-american-horses-and-ensure-meat-safety-introduced

 

2 years ago

Support the Compond 1080 and Sodium Cyanide Elimination Act

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/633/930/793/support-the-compound-1080-and-sodium-cyanide-elimination-act/

Stop Bear Farming in Asia

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/923/559/276/stop-bear-farming-in-asia/

List Sierra Red Fox as Endangered

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/349/437/748/list-sierra-red-fox-as-endangered/


Support theCompound 1080 and Sodium Cyanide Elimination Act

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/633/930/793/support-the-compound-1080-and-sodium-cyanide-elimination-act/

Ban Tail Docking of Farm Animals

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/925/800/063/ban-tail-docking-of-farm-animals/

Stop Missouri Horse Slaughter Factory

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/204/414/100/stop-missouri-horse-slaughter-factory/

Don't Allow Dogs to Maul Pigs to Death

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/892/746/060/dont-allow-dogs-to-maul-pigs-to-death/

Save the Andean Bear from Extinction

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/255/268/135/save-the-andean-bear-from-extinction/

Ban Pesticide Killing Butterflies

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/441/681/816/ban-pesticide-killing-butterflies/

Save Ocelots from Arizona Mining

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/888/112/360/save-ocelots-from-arizona-mining/

Tell S. Korea to Stop Boiling Cats and Dogs Alive

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/427/339/053/tell-s-korea-to-stop-boiling-cats-and-dogs-alive/

Oppose Farm Bill Amendment

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/351/512/162/oppose-the-farm-bill-amendment/

Cancel Plans to Kill Wallabies

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/767/467/286/cancel-plans-to-kill-wallabies/

Stop Plans to Mine Utah's National Park

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/106/117/756/stop-plans-for-mining-utahs-national-park/

Tell Alaska- Overfishing is Threatening Endangered Species

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/409/279/983/tell-alaska-overfishing-is-threatening-endangered-species/

Help Save Polar Bears

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/857/752/986/help-save-polar-bears/

Stop Animal Experiments at Bristol Myers

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/657/097/045/stop-animal-experiments-at-bristol-myers/

 

Stop Export of Endangered Macaws

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/415/504/790/stop-the-export-of-endangered-macaws/

2 years ago

Happy Friday. Please enjoy. share and comment if you like. Thank you. Hugs, Christeen

 

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2 years ago

I AM VERY PROUD TO BE YOUR FRIEND!

THANKS FOR READING AND NOTING THESE IMPORTANT ARTICLES:

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2 years ago

4 days to save over 1.2 million hectares of the Sumatra forest from mining and coal mining! Please share!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/537/476/271/

 

Disgusting picture of horse slaughter here in the States! Needs more signatures! Please share!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/241/995/668/stop-valley-meat-company-from-slaughtering-horses-for-meat/

 

Obama please stop the transport and opening of horse slaughter!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/786/206/057/

 

This horse rescue needs our help! Please sign and share!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/422/697/252/saving-funny-farm-horse-sanctuary-from-being-shut-down/

 

 

Horrible! The Lobster Zone is a game where customers pay 2 bucks to use a crane and claw to catch a lobster, similar to carnival games where a toy is caught. However, in this game it is a living creature, that is then boiled alive.

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/356/225/174/stop-lobster-zone/

2 years ago

done and shared in my other groups

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