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Vaquita, the Mexican Porpoise, Nears Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Vaquita, sad news, Mexico, gulf coast, California, porpoise, endangered )

Marie
- 17 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
An international team of scientists says that the critically endangered vaquita, a species of porpoise (Phocoena sinus) found only in Mexico's Gulf of California, is fast approaching extinction and that all gillnet fishing in the animal's range.
Take Action! - Save Fragile Estuaries From Overheating - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Fragile, estuaries, overheating, desert, California, water, drought )

Marie
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
The state of California has stared down its water crisis for decades. Recent record-breaking drought has certainly made the situation worse, but the real culprit isn't lack of rainfall. Careless urban development and agriculture, sprawling into desert
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Bay Delta Twin-Tunnels Project, and Protect the Pristine Northern California Watersheds
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, Overdevelopment, water, drought, California, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 37 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
the proposed project would severely affect critical habitat for many species, including endangered Delta smelt and steelhead and chinook salmon. In addition, it would decrease water flows, impact many other threatened and endangered species, exacerbate e
American Always, Scottish Forever
Offbeat  (tags: Scotland, Scottish Cultural, Highland Games, Referendum, Americans, Scottish Ancestry, California, UK, USA )

Ray
- 51 days ago - bbc.co.uk
On 18 September, voters in Scotland will be asked in a referendum whether they want the nation to become independent from the rest of the United Kingdom. Yet, across the Pond, there are many Americans with Scottish ancestry,
Support AB 2657 to Stop Rodenticide Use in State and National Parks and Wildlife Refuges ACTION US
Animals  (tags: hawk, fox, owl, rodenticides, toxins, California, national parks, state parks, wildlife )

Nancy
- 64 days ago - wildcarebayarea.org
Currently rat poisons that have been shown conclusively to cause secondary poisoning can be legally used in state and national parks in California, as well as wildlife refuges and other "protected" areas.
California Minimum Wage; Help Us Increase It to $13 / Hour
Business  (tags: minimum-wage, labor, California, health, families )

Demo
- 83 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The California Senate has approved a measure to raise the minimum wage in the state to about one half of what it would be if it had been tied to inflation at inception, yet still about double the current federal rate; $13 / hour by 2017. Sign and help us!
Take Action! - Demand Prison Cats to Be Given Adequate Care - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: California, cats, prison, care, food, veterinary, services )

Marie
- 86 days ago - forcechange.com
Dozens of free-roaming cats currently live at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, California, but prison officials have failed to provide adequate care, like food and basic veterinary services, for these cats.
This Week in Pictures
World  (tags: Fukushima, Peru, DC, NY, California, India, Bali, CAR )

Nancy
- 96 days ago - nbcnews.com
Events of the week.
California's Thirst Triggers Earthquakes, Lifts Mountains
Environment  (tags: california, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, globalwarming, mountains, water )

Kit
- 98 days ago - livescience.com
One of California's worst environmental disasters can move mountains and cause earthquakes.
Petition | Fire Gas Meter Reader That Destroyed Cute Small Dog in Redlands, California! | English
Animals  (tags: yorkshire terrier, gas meter reader, redlands, california, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, death, dogs, endangered, environment, pets, killing, killed, law, protectio )

Susanne
- 108 days ago - yousign.org
A cute Yorkshire terrier from Redlands, California, was killed, after he was hit in the head by a meter reader belonging to a gas company employee last week. The dog, dubbed Bean Bean, weighed just 6 pounds and was adored by everyone!!
Support Protecting Rare Birds in California - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Rare, birds, protect, California, endangered )

Marie
- 110 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Applaud program that creates habitat for rare shorebirds in California's Central Valley.
Rapper Tyga's 'Pet Tiger Is Confiscated By Authorities... and He Could Face Six Months Jail Time
Offbeat  (tags: Tyga, rapper, tiger, confiscated, illegal, California )

Marie
- 117 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Rapper Tyga's pet tiger has been confiscated by authorities, according to reports.
The Almond and the Bee
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bee, Bees, colony collapse disorder, CCD, Honey, Almonds, California, Pesticides, business, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, Sustainabililty, world )

Syd
- 124 days ago - sfgate.com
In describing the pollination of California almonds it's hard not to slip into superlatives: 80 percent of world almond production takes place in California, and almonds have become the country's most valuable horticultural export...
Prevent Mountain Lion Deaths - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: California, mountain lion, deaths, protect, sad news )

Marie
- 125 days ago - forcechange.com
Mountain lions in California are dwindling due to threats posed by humans. Humans are responsible for two of the biggest reasons why numerous Southern Californian mountain lions are dying: motor vehicle collisions and hunting. Mountain lions are also
California Considers Protecting Rare Gray Wolf
Offbeat  (tags: california, wolves, protect, endangered, protect )

Marie
- 128 days ago - utsandiego.com
A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.
 

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