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Aug 31, 2008

 
Help WDCS stop plans for an Amazon River dolphin display in Norway
Target: Mayor Per Sigurd Sørensen
 
WDCS and the Norwegian Animal Protection Alliance (NAPA)have started a campaign to stop plans for a new rainforest-aquarium in Kristiansand, Norway. The aquarium, which is slated to open in 2010, plans to display endangered Amazon River dolphins. Both organisations are urging the city of Kristiansand, which owns the plot, to withdraw their support of the project, and prevent the plans from going ahead.
 
Amazon River Dolphin WDCS/Fernando Trujillo
 
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Uphold Human Rights in the Gulf Coast
 
Target:
* Your Federal Senator(s)
* Your Federal Representative(s)
 
 
Take Action On This Issue

In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and caused widespread devastation. The United States government was not prepared to respond to the magnitude of this disaster and Gulf Coast residents were forced to flee their homes. International human rights standards, including the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, guarantee the rights of every person displaced by a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, including the right to return. Amnesty International USA calls upon the federal government to uphold the right of all Katrina survivors to return to their homes. We urge officials to provide access to affordable, safe and habitable housing so that survivors can exercise their right to return.

Survivors should be able to genuinely and effectively participate in their return, resettlement and reintegration into their communities. The U.S. government must ensure that the principles of equality and non-discrimination are applied to the return or resettlement of all internally displaced persons.

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Prevent Changes to the Endangered Species Act

Target: Your U.S. senators and representatives

The Issue:
Recently, it was discovered that highly detrimental changes to the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) had been proposed by officials in the Bush Administration. These changes would remove independent reviews of projects with potential endangered species impacts that have been mandated since the ESA’s inception 35 years ago.

The ESA has been a strong protector of manatees and other species. Its strength is what has made it a target for pro-development forces and their representation in the federal government, including the White House.

manatee entangled

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Tell Wal-Mart to Live Up to Its Clean Power Promise

Target: Dear Executive Director Lee Scott & Wal-Mart Sustainability Department

Wal-Mart, the largest private purchaser of electricity in the United States, claims that environmental sustainability is among its chief goals. The retailer's much-hyped sustainability initiatives include being supplied by 100-percent renewable energy. Going green is how Wal-Mart's now branding itself.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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http://takeaction.oceana.org/t/7238/campaign.jsp?campaign_KEY=25169

Date: August 31, 2008

Tell Dr. Lark to Stop Selling Squalane!

Target:  Dr. Lark

Protect Sharks!

Dr. Susan Lark promotes squalane – an ingredient found in sharks - for its ability to help skin “maintain its moisture and elasticity.” But squalane can be obtained from a much more abundant source: olives.

Deep-sea sharks are some of the most vulnerable sharks in the world. They typically grow slowly, mature late in life and have only a few young during their long lives. As a result, deep sea shark populations are at extreme risk from exploitation and recover very slowly.

Tell Dr. Lark she ought to leave deep-sea sharks alone. The health – and beauty – of our oceans depends on it.

 

 

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Stop the slaughter of dolphins by Japan
 
Please send your protest together with WSPA,  against the brutal slaughter of dolphins
 
Aanhef: Dhr. of Mevr. Mr or Mrs
Voornaam: First Name
Achternaam: Last Name
E-mail: e-mail address
 
Hou mij op de hoogte (keep me informed)
O Ja : Yes
O Nee: No
 
NB: wij delen uw gegevens niet met andere partijen.
We don't share your personal information with others
 
Versturen: Send        Opnieuw: Reset
 
 
 
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Antibullfight Campaign
 
Add your details to the online petition below and join the international community calling for a ban on Bullfighting in Catalonia!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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READ
 
http://www.wspa.org.uk/helping/action/pigsofgod.aspx

Pigs of God
 

Pigs of God is a cruel contest where pigs are force-fed to become as heavy as possible before being publicly slaughtered and paraded through the streets for a festival procession.

It takes as long as two years to force-feed the animals which is both psychologically and physically cruel. While the pigs are being fattened they are likely to suffer from organ damage, pressure sores from lying down for long periods and some owners will feed the animals metals and sand to make the pigs especially heavy.

It is against the law in Taiwan to force-feed or slaughter animals inhumanely in public. However the government is unwilling to intervene for fear of a backlash from religious groups who claim the contests are part of their tradition, even though the practice has only taken place for 30 years.

A force fed 'Pig of God'

SIGN  Choose your country here

http://www.pigsofgod.org/

And you can also send an online letter to:

* Mr. Chang Chun-hsiung

* Mr Su Jia-Chyuan

"I am writing to register my protest .....

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READ:

http://www.wspa.org.uk/wspaswork/udaw/Default.aspx

Universal Declaration

A turtle glides through the water

 

The future of animal welfare lies in achieving international recognition that animals matter. WSPA is seeking this in the form of a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (UDAW).

A declaration of our duty to respect animals and their welfare needs would have a long-term impact on the welfare of billions of animals and people worldwide.

Agreement on the importance of an issue affects people's attitudes, and attitudes affect actions.

SIGN:

http://e-activist.com/ea-campaign/clientcampaign.do?ea.client.id=11&ea.campaign.id=627

The Campaign

The Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare will be an agreement among people and between nations to recognize the sentience of animals, respect their welfare needs and bring an end to animal cruelty.

We seek 10 million signatures to let the governments of the world know we are serious about achieving a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare at the United Nations.

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READ:

http://www.handlewithcare.tv/uk/

Sign:

http://e-activist.com/ea-campaign/clientcampaign.do?ea.client.id=11&ea.campaign.id=585

Stop Long Distance Transport of Animals for Slaughter

Target: José Manuel Barroso
President of the European Commission

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READ:

http://www.wspa.org.uk/helping/action/whalesnotwhaling.aspx

Whales not whaling
A minke whale is butchered on the deck of a ship

 

Many thousands of whales are killed every year in cruel and bloody hunts. The international ban on commercial whaling is under threat as never before.

There is no humane way to hunt and kill a whale at sea. Explosive harpoons and rifle shots can cause slow, excruciating deaths lasting over an hour.

 

Make your voice heard

Please write to the embassies of Japan, Norway and Iceland,

Letters you will find, feel free to edit: 

http://www.wspa.org.uk/wspaswork/whaling/whalingresources.aspx

telling them you find their cruel activities unacceptable and urging them to concentrate on sustainable and humane whale watching tours.

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http://getactive.peta.org/campaign/marsuk07

Tell Mars to Stop Deadly Animal Tests

Target:

  • CEO Paul S. Michaels
  • Chief Science Officier, Dr, Harold Schmitz
  • Mars Global Director Of Scientific Affairs, Catherine Woteki
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    Got a sweet tooth? Think twice before picking up a Mars bar! You should know that candymaker Mars, Inc – the creator of M&M's, Snickers and other sweets – continues to fund deadly animal tests, despite the fact that more reliable human tests are available and that none of the tests are required by law.
     
     
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    http://getactive.peta.org/campaign/uk_anjelica_great_apes

    Anjelica Huston to Hollywood: No More Monkey Business

    Anjelica urges people in the entertainment industry not to use great apes in their work. She describes how newborn chimpanzees and orang-utans are taken away from their highly protective mothers and are often beaten with fists and kicked in the head during terrifying training sessions.

    Sign petition:

    I do not believe in supporting a cruel practice that causes a lifetime of suffering for animals. I pledge to help end the use of great apes in the entertainment industry. By signing my name, I promise never to support films or television shows that feature chimpanzees or orang-utans.

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    http://getactive.peta.org/campaign/ricky_gervais_bearskins

    Ricky Gervais: Bearskin Caps Are Not a Laughing Matter

    Target: Minister Gordon Brown

    Join Ricky and thousands of other compassionate people by using the form below to send an e-mail to Prime Minister Gordon Brown urging him to push for a humane alternative to the Guards' bearskin caps.

    'Bear' Tells Prince Charles, 'Bear Hugs, Not Bear Hats'
    'Bear' Tells Prince Charles, 'Bear Hugs, Not Bear Hats'

     

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