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Take Action! - Stop Alaska Whaling - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Stop, Alaska, whaling, IWC, indigenous, hunting )

Marie
- 19 days ago - change.org
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) imposed a moratorium on commercial whaling (the capture and killing of whales) in 1986. However, the IWC has a longstanding policy of allowing certain indigenous peoples in Alaska to hunt otherwise protected
Save Imperiled Brown Bears From Hunters - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: save, imperiled, brown bears, hunters, killing, animals, alaska )

Marie
- 25 days ago - forcechange.com
The isolated population of brown bears on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is in trouble. Just last year alone, 18 percent of the adult female bears were killed. And this year, during the spring hunt, an additional 10 percent of the population was taken out
Take Action! - Save Wolves From Destructive Logging - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: save, wolves, destructive, logging, alaska )

Marie
- 56 days ago - forcechange.com
Greenpeace and the Center for Biological Diversity recently filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) for delaying protection for a rare species of gray wolf that is only found in the old-growth forests of southeastern Alaska.
Help Alaska's Wild Animals! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Wild man, animal planet, cruelty, Alaska )

Marie
- 120 days ago - secure.peta.org
Illegal hunts, dead animals, and criminal charges--does this sound like an Animal Planet show to you?
Another Reason To "Give It Up"!!!
Animals  (tags: iditarod, animalcruelty, world, Alaska, risks, safety, dogs )

Nancy
- 168 days ago - msn.foxsports.com
An Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher was flown to a hospital after a harrowing ordeal that included crashing his sled, hitting his head on a tree stump and getting knocked unconscious, and later falling through ice and breaking his ankle.
Man Catches 200-Year-Old Fish in Alaska
Animals  (tags: Sitka, Alaska, Fishing, OMG, Photos, For The Win, 200-year-old rockfish )

Judy
- 413 days ago - ftw.usatoday.com
Fisherman Henry Liebman recently made a deep-sea catch he'll never forget, reeling in a record-setting shortraker rockfish.
Steller Sea Lion Has First Captive Birth in Years!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, habitat, humans, good news, Alaska, seal lion, birth, captivity, pup, decades )

Giana
- 417 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A Steller sea lion pup born at the Alaska SeaLife Center holds an important distinction. It's the first such pup born in captivity on this continent in decades, said the center's president, Tara Riemer Jones.
Take a Stand Against the Savage Cruelty of the Dog Sledding Industry ACTION US
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalcruelty, Iditarod, illness, Alaska, animals )

Nancy
- 541 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
More than a hundred dogs have died during the Iditarod since the annual races began in 1973. Dogs also suffer terrible spinal, hip, and muscular injuries, exhaustion, heart attacks, and hemorrhaging. Please speak out for them...
Fatal Wolf Attack Unnerves Alaska Village ( Truth About Wolf /Human Attack)
Animals  (tags: Wolf, Human, Fatality, 2010, alaska, the truth )

Roxy
- 660 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Rare fatality It was the first fatal wolf attack in Alaska, and only the second documented case of a wild wolf killing a human in North America.
Orphaned Baby Walrus Charms Our Alaska Program Director, Karla Dutton!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, walrus, Alaska, orphan, walrus calf, animals, endangered, protection )

Nancy
- 677 days ago - defendersblog.org
Knowing about the challenges walruses face made meeting the orphaned calf even more special. Staff and trained volunteers at the Alaska SeaLife Center care for the calf (who I called Walter) and another walrus calf 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Protect Alaska's Western Arctic Reserve ACTION US
Animals  (tags: conservation, environment, wildlife, Salazar, US, Alaska, BLM )

Nancy
- 817 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
Among the areas we are urging Secretary Salazar to safeguard for future generations are the home of our nation's largest caribou herd, the Utukok Uplands; the Colville River, and Kasegaluk Lagoon, breeding and molting waters for beluga whales.
Pebble Mine of Bristol Bay Endangers Whales
Animals  (tags: beluga whale, save the whales, salmon, trout, pike, whitefish, tailing ponds, pebble mine, copper, silver, gold, cyanide, sulfuric acid, bristol bay, alaska, cook inlet, conservation, marine habitat, clean water, endangered species act, extinction )

Deb
- 869 days ago - bellaonline.com
To keep thriving fish markets and tourism industries in Alaska it is best to avoid generating roach motel taglines like, "Alaska, home of lethal mine tailing ponds. The marine life and tourists come in but they won't go out."
Animal Petition: Help Save the Beluga Whale From Extinction at Hands of Mining Giant. PLEASE SIGN!
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalcruelty, cruelty, death, endangered, wildanimals, wildlife, marine life, Alaska, whales, suffering, extinction, environment, humans, protection, sadness, copper mines, habitat )

Jim
- 881 days ago - forcechange.com
The mining giant Rio Tinto plans to build a gold and copper mine in Alaska's Bristol bay which is also home to the endangered Beluga whale. There are only 284 of these whales left, and if their habitat is not respected they will become extinct. Alaskan
ACTION ALERT: Stop Overfishing in Alaska-Endangered Species Threatened! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: overfishing, destruction, alaska, endangered species, killed, threatened, protection, laws, legalisation )

Simone
- 993 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Changes are needed to the areas where commercial fishermen may fish for groundfish off Alaska's Aleutian Islands to further promote the recovery of the western population of Steller sea lions, and to be in compliance with the Endangered Species Act.
ACTION ALERT: Alaska Wolves Unjustly Blamed for Moose Population Problems! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: alaska, wolves, maglined, slaughtered, protection, legalisation, endangered )

Simone
- 1032 days ago - forcechange.com
In a misguided effort to increase moose numbers on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, the Alaska Board of Game is considering passing a management plan that includes the hunting of wolves to control predation.
 

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