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U.S. Habitat Protections Denied For Endangered Bat Species
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, Endangered Species )

- 9 days ago -
U.S. wildlife officials have decided against setting aside protected habitat for the cave dwellings of an imperiled species of bats, saying that doing so might draw the attention of vandals who would do harm to the lairs of the winged mammals.
PETITION - Success: Rhino Horn Trade Will Not Be Legalized
Animals  (tags: rhino horn trade, rhino poaching, illegal trade, Endangered Species, stronger protection, prevention, animal welfare laws )

- 11 days ago -
South Africa has abandoned its plan to end the ban on the international rhino horn trade. The country was considering a lift on the ban to make the rhino horn trade legal, a move that would have had devastating consequences for rhino populations that...
Apps for Earth: Proceeds From Selected IOS Apps to Be Donated to WWF
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, protection, Apps, Endangered Species, technology, apple )

- 15 days ago -
SINGAPORE -- To inspire people to protect nature, Apple has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and 24 app developers to donate all proceeds from purchases of selected applications to the WWF.
Polar Bears and Wildlife in Crosshairs Again. PLEASE SIGN!
Animals  (tags: polar bears, wildlife, wildanimals, law, Endangered Species, animalrights, animalwelfare, hunting, killed, killing, humans, animalcruelty, abuse, death, cruelty, crime, sadness, society, suffering, protection, environment, habitat )

- 18 days ago -
Once again, special interest groups are promoting a radical hunting agenda in Congress. If passed, the Sportsmen s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act of 2015 will undermine critical protections for polar bears.
Tell The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Do Its Job and Save Red Wolves!
Animals  (tags: Save Red Wolves!, Endangered Species )

- 21 days ago -
URGENT: Tell F&WS to do its job and save these imperiled animals before it is too late! Now only about 50 red wolves survive in the wild, all within five counties in northeastern North Carolina.
PETITION - Stop Hunting Near-Extinct Monkeys for Meat
Animals  (tags: Endangered Species, hunting ban, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection laws, punishment for animal killers, bushmeat trade, threatened animals, prevention of wildlife loss )

- 28 days ago -
A highly endangered monkey is facing extinction due to overhunting in Equatorial Guinea's Bioko Island. The red colobus monkey is the most threatened primate in Africa as the species' loud, barking call makes it an easy target for hunters.
PETITION - Punish "Dirt Broker" Who Allegedly Dumped Trash In Wetlands
Environment  (tags: Endangered Species, wetlands, pollution, waste dumping, accountability, protected areas, prevention of further pollution, responsibility, clean up action, wildlife preservation, Wildlife Refuge system, ecosystem conservation, stronger protection )

- 42 days ago -
A commercial waste broker has been indicted for allegedly dumping trash into federally protected wetlands. The Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge is home to several endangered species. Demand the maximum penalty for the person...
PETITION - Lemurs Allegedly Captured To Entertain Hotel Guests Deserve Justice
Animals  (tags: lemurs, Endangered Species, wildlife trade, exploitation of animals, prevention of wildlife loss, animalrights, animal welfare laws, stronger protection, punishment for illegal wildlife traffick, Rescue Mission )

- 44 days ago -
Endangered lemurs are allegedly being stolen from the wild and kept by hotels for the purpose of trying to make heftier profits. We need to take action to ensure these lemurs will be rescued and to also ensure that no more animals will be taken from...
PETITION - Grant Federal Protections To Nine New Species
Animals  (tags: fedeal protections, at-risk animals, Endangered Species, animal welfare and rights, biodiversity wildlife, stronger protection, New Species, Habitat preservation )

- 47 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has missed deadlines for granting federal protections to multiple species according to a lawsuit has been filed against to agency. According to the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), an advocacy organization for...
PETITION - Save The Puget Sound Steelhead
Animals  (tags: Endangered Species, rare fish, habitat destruction, overfishing, dam building, conservation, Habitat preservation, Animal welfare act, stronger protection, prevention from dying out )

- 58 days ago -
Puget Sound steelhead have been listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act since 2007. Despite this status, a plan to protect and encourage the growth and survival of this species has yet to be successfully implemented.
PETITION - Stop Poachers for Destroying Thousands of Endangered Birds Every Year!
Animals  (tags: wildlife poaching, Endangered Species, illegal wildlife trade, rare birds, prevention of wildlife loss, animal welfare laws, harsh penalties, justice for animals, animalrights, stronger wildlife protection )

- 59 days ago -
Fewer than 7, 000 yellow-crested cockatoos survive in the wild, studies show. This case is just like thousands of others. Every year several thousand birds are caught in the wild and sold onto the black market. Sadly, 40 percent of the captured birds...
PETITION - Protect Endangered Timber Rattlesnake
Animals  (tags: Rattlesnakes, Endangered Species, reintroduction, Animal welfare act, protection, biodiversity wildlife )

- 67 days ago -
The reintroduction of an endangered timber rattlesnake to an island in the Quabbin Reservoir is being considered by the Massachusetts State Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Many citizens have voiced displeasure about this possibility, fearing...
PETITION - Stop Illegal Pet Trade in Endangered Monkeys
Animals  (tags: China's Cruel Animal Trade, Endangered Species, monkey trade, animals in captivity, import export, prevention of wildlife loss, prevention of mistreatment, animal welfare laws, stronger protection, illegal wildlife trade, harsher penalties for animal crue )

- 67 days ago -
Pet stores in China have been illegally selling tiny endangered monkeys for up to $4,500 to people looking for a cute and exotic pet, a trend that is highly dangerous to the monkeys as they are not meant to live in captivity and are taken away from...
PETITION - Justice for Endangered Parrot Killed With BB Gun
Animals  (tags: evil barbaric cruelty, huge suffering, Endangered Species, needless killing, animalrights, punishment for animal killers, justice for animals, harsh penalties )

- 68 days ago -
Residents of Ocean Beach are outraged by the recent fatal shooting of an endangered parrot. The rare bird, a lilac crowned Amazon parrot, was killed by a BB gun. This particular species of parrot has an extremely loud call that has recently been the...

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