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An Age-Old Ritual for a Threatened Bird Species in Kagoshima
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, endangered, Amami islands, Japan, Thrushes, Amami thrushes, nest )

Naoko
- 131 days ago - asahi.com
The species is indigenous to the island and designated by the central government as a natural treasure.
Japan Whaling: Renewed Program Slammed By International Whaling Commission Scientists
Animals  (tags: mammals---whales, whaling, conservation, environment, international-law, science-and-technology, japan, australia )

Rosemary
- 246 days ago - abc.net.au
Japan's resumption of its whale hunt in the Southern Ocean has been slammed by scientists attached to the International Whaling Commission (IWC). In an open letter to the scientific journal Nature, 30 members of the 200-member scientific committee ....
Ric O'Barry, Star of Film About Dolphin Killing, Detained at Tokyo Airport - US News
Animals  (tags: dolphin killing, Japan )

Doris
- 248 days ago - usnews.com
The star of an Oscar-winning documentary about dolphin killing in Japan has been detained at a Tokyo airport.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Japan's Plan to Resume Antarctic Whaling
Animals  (tags: whales, whaling, Japan, activism, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, animalcruelty )

Cal
- 280 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Whaling, the cruel act of hunting whales for sport, has been an ongoing controversy in the frigid waters of Japan. Thanks to animal activists, whales in the Southern Pacific Ocean have been safe from death this past year -- but if we don't act now, that
Japan's Illegal Whaling Denounced By North Korea
Animals  (tags: Japan, illegal whaling, Denounced by North Korea )

Linda
- 288 days ago - savedolphins.eii.org
Something is definitely wrong when your government is called out by one of the most severe dictatorships in the world. But that has now happened for the government of Japan, criticized soundly by North Korea for its illegal whaling activities.
Help Spread Awareness to End Horse Slaughter in Canada
Animals  (tags: Horse slaughter, Canada, petition, Japan, stun gun, inhumane, animalcruelty, animalrights, suffering, cruelty, ethics, Change.org, overseas.auctions, sadness )

Shelli
- 312 days ago - change.org
They are stunned with a gun, but this doesn't always work the first time. It can take up to 18 seconds between the first, second and sometimes third stun. The suffering in this time between is unimaginable.
Days to Stop the Whale Massacre
Animals  (tags: whale massacre, petition, Iceland, Germany, Greenpeace, Netherlands, whalers, Avaaz, giants of the seas, meat, endangered species, slaughter, Japan, dog food, hunt, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, cruelty, endangered, GoodNews, killing, animalwelfare, ethics, animalrig )

Shelli
- 313 days ago - avaaz.org
Now we are asking Gemany's biggest supermarket to stop selling products linked to the whaling company. Let's keep up the pressure until the hunt stops!
Stop Shark Finning Petitions
Animals  (tags: Shark, shark fin soup, ban, petitions, Japan, animalcruelty, protection, Great Whites, cull, eBay, Amazon, Hilton, Worldwide, Hong Kong, possession, or distribution of shark or shark parts, USA, Australia, bull sharks, China, South Africa, Mexico, UK, extinction, endangered )

Shelli
- 330 days ago - care2.com
Please sign these internet petitions to protect sharks and demand a ban on shark finning. Please also share them with your contacts on social media platforms. PLEASE SIGN ALL PETITIONS!!!!
Kiri and Seila Must Stay in Cambodia in the Hands of EARS Asia! Don't Send Them to a Japanese Zoo!
Animals  (tags: petition, elephants, cambodia, ears, zoo, japan, kiri, seila )

Scooby
- 352 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The director of Hirakawa Zoo in Japan has reportedly publicly stated his zoo wishes to acquire two Asian elephants currently housed at Teuk Chhou Zoo in Kampot province as part of a controversial animal swap deal.
Stop The Massacre of Dolphins in Taiji
Animals  (tags: taji, dolphins, killed, japan, petition, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 425 days ago - change.org
Dolphins are beautiful, complex creatures and continuing research evidence suggests that their complex emotional regulation and understanding may exceed that of even human beings.
To University of Fukui: Stop Starving the Cats Who Live on Campus
Animals  (tags: cats, Japan, petitions, charity, kindness, animal welfare, University of Fukui )

Freya
- 516 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Starving the cats is not a humane solution to the issue of cats on campus. It is not even a solution. The solution is to allow and cooperate with the volunteers who want to finish spaying and neutering the cats. Then the cats can be properly fed and...
Japan - It's Time to End Whaling for Good
Animals  (tags: Japan, whaling, petition, animal welfare, whales )

Scooby
- 516 days ago - marineconservation.org.au
The Government of Japan's attempts to return to Antarctic whaling have been dealt another blow. An Expert Panel of the International Whaling Commission has rejected Japan's plan, saying what we all knew.
Great News! - Japanese Zoo Association Suspended By World Body Over Taiji Dolphin Hunts
Animals  (tags: Taiji, dolphin hunt, WAZA, Japan )

Scooby
- 519 days ago - theguardian.com
World Association of Zoos and Aquariums takes action against Japanese member representing aquariums that take dolphins from Taiji hunt
Japanese Zoo Association Suspended By World Body Over Taiji Dolphin Hunts
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, dolphins, Japan, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, killing, protection )

Cat
- 520 days ago - theguardian.com
About bloody time! The worldâEUR(TM)s leading zoo organisation has suspended its Japanese member over its involvement in the controversial dolphin hunts in Taiji.
Japan's 'Scientific Whaling' Fail: Experts Reject Plan to Kill 4,000 Minke Whales
Animals  (tags: suffering, Japan, policy, whales, killing, slaughter, animals, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, AnimalWelfare, protection )

Cal
- 526 days ago - theecologist.org
Japan's latest proposal to resume whaling in the Antarctic has been rejected by an expert panel set up by the International Whaling Commission,
 

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