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Ban Cruel Steel Jaw Leghold Traps in the US - Via ForceChange
Animals  (tags: Animals, Wild Animals, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Death, Ethics, Petition to sign )

- 637 days ago -
Foxes, bears, beavers and coyotes all suffer the same cruelty and death from steel jaw leghold traps. Also birds, domesticated cats and dogs and endangered species have all been unintentionally caught, tortured and killed by these traps. Global Petition.
Save Critically Endangered Sumatran Tigers in Indonesia - Via Force Change
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Tigers, Sumatra Island, Indonesia, Endangered Species, Suffering, Poaching, Deforestation, Sadness, Petition to sign )

- 652 days ago -
Global petition to the President of Indonesia to immediately protect Sumatran tigers from habitat loss due to deforestation and to enforce existing laws to stop illegal poaching. Less than 400 tigers inhabit the island of Sumatra and they need help now.
Palm Oil Casualty - 14 Rare Pygmy Elephants Fall Prey to Pesticides in Borneo, Malaysia - Cristian Science Monitor
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Elephants, Toxic Pesticides, Palm Oil Industry, Corporations, Habitat Destruction, Suffering, Death, Ethics )

- 652 days ago -
Malaysian wildlife officials say 14 dead pygmy elephants were found last month apparently poisoned by chemicals used by farmers to keep pests from eating the palm fruit grown on plantations to make cheap palm cooking oil. Please boycott palm oil.
Commend Preservation of Endangered Species in Albania - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Brown Bears, Birds, Eagles, Pheasants, Quali, Albania, Wildlife Protection, Animal Welfare, Endangered Species, Wildlife )

- 655 days ago -
The critically endangered brown bear, eagle, pheasant, and quail are close to extinction from Albanian and European hunters, mostly from Italy. Thank Albania for imposing a two-year hunting ban to address the critical state of endangered wildlife.
End The Poaching And Smuggling Of Rhino Horns - Via Force Change
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Rhinos, Animal Cruelty, Poaching, Smuggling, Crime, Suffering, Death, Extinction, Ethics, Petition to sign )

- 656 days ago -
Global Petition to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (which regulates rhino horn trade) to end the illegal poaching of rhinoceros and smuggling of their horns.
Stop the Poaching of South African Rhinos - Force Change
World  (tags: Wild Animals, Rhinos, Poaching, Crime, Suffering, Death, Extinction, Humans, Ethics, Petition to sign )

- 656 days ago -
If something is not done soon to curb the rampant poaching of the rhinoceros, then extinction is inevitable. Government complicity, poverty, and nefarious organized crime interests (mostly from Asian countries eg Vietnam) all fuel the poaching trade.
Make Rhino Poaching a Felony in Mozambique in Africa - Via Force Change
World  (tags: Wild Animals, Rhino, Humans, Poaching, Crime, Killing, Ethics, Petition to sign )

- 656 days ago -
A large number of the poachers and dealers of rhino horns are based in Mozambique. Poachers cross the border with semi-automatic weapons, endangering not only this remarkable species, but dedicated game rangers as well but only receive minimum punishment.
Save Wild Pigeons From Slaughter in Amsterdam - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Birds, Pigeons, Amsterdam, Food )

- 661 days ago -
Stop an Amsterdam pest control company from killing unprotected wild pigeons and selling them to local butchers where they are mislabelled and sold as "wild pate". As many as a 1,000 wild urban birds are killed for local meat consumption every year.
Protect the Alaskan Arctic From Oil Drilling - Via Greenpeace (Global Petition)
Environment  (tags: Arctic, Oil Industry, Habitat Threat, Humans, Wild Animals, Polar Bears, Seals, Whales, Greenpeace, Petition to sign )

- 664 days ago -
Although no drilling will happen in 2014, there is still a need to make sure no oil companies drill using a lease. The Alaskan Arctic is home to hundreds of Alaskan Native communities in addition to wildlife like polar bears, seals and whales.
10 Hunted Animals You Had No Idea About - Via Discovery News
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Endangered Species, Suffering, Poaching threat, Exotic Pet Trade, Killing, Wildlife )

- 669 days ago -
The following 10 animals face poaching threats but they don't always make it into the spotlight: narwhal(unicorn whale), slow loris, pangolin, sea cucumber, salamander, quetzal bird, turtle eggs, butterflies, sturgeon fish, pythons and monkeys/apes.
Save the White Lion -PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: lions, protect, stop poachers, trophy hunts, white lions, killed, endangered, sadness, wild animals, animal cruelty, animals, animal rights, animal advocates, Animal Welfare )

- 669 days ago -
White Lions lack national and international legislative protection and are victims of habitat encroachment, poaching, and human-wildlife conflict. In particular, they are hunted as trophies in captivity through the legal 'canned' hunting industry.
Tell PepsiCo To Save Endangered Animals From Habitat Destruction - Via Animal Petitions
Environment  (tags: Habitat Destruction, Wild Animals, Endangered Species, Eco-system, Palm Oil, PepsiCo, Tigers, Elephants, Orangutans, Suffering, Death, Extinction, Petiton to sign )

- 674 days ago -
Tell PepsiCo you will not support a company that uses conflict palm oil and ask them to adopt a responsible and verifiable palm oil sourcing process. With almost 90% of existing palm oil grown in Indonesia and Malaysia, this precious habitat needs help.
Mining and Salmon Don't Mix - Via OnEarth Magazine (Natural Resources Defense Council)
Environment  (tags: Article, Environment, EPA, NRDC, Wild Animals, Habitat, News )

- 676 days ago -
A large copper mine proposed in Alaska's Bristol Bay, home to sockeye salmon, spirit bears and dozens of Native American tribes, would destroy the pristine streams and wetlands, according to a peer-reviewed report released yesterday by the EPA.
22 Animals You Didn't Know Exist - Via Viral Nova
Animals  (tags: Animals, Wild Animals, Endangered Species, Maned Wolf, Wildlife Information )

- 678 days ago -
There are dozens of animals out there that you may not know about. Not only that, but these animals are incredibly unique and some are adorable, but No. 17 will haunt me. Sadly some of these lesser known animals are already endangered eg the maned wolf.
End Brutal Fox Hunting Sport in Virginia US - Via ForceChange
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Foxes, Blood Sports, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Killing, Petition to sign )

- 679 days ago -
In Virginia, a blood sport known as fox penning is legal, where foxes in enclosures are chased to exhaustion and then are ripped apart by hunting dogs who have been trained to kill. Sign this global petition to make fox penning a crime.

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