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PETITION - Save the Southern Black-Throated Finch
Animals  (tags: bird populations, habitat loss, Threatened species, prevention of wildlife loss, mining interests, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection laws, habitat conservation )

Sabine
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
New mines may soon be built through a large portion of the remaining southern black-throated finch habitat. The new mines, which will be open faced, will cover 60 percent of the total remaining habitat for these birds, which face extinction from...
PETITION - Save the Swaziland Pangolin
Animals  (tags: pangolin poaching, Threatened species, prevention of wildlife loss, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection laws )

Sabine
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
2,500 Pangolins are poached in Swaziland annually. Despite pangolins being on the Red List of Threatened Species, the country's officials are doing nothing substantial to stop the poaching. Arrested poachers are reportedly released for a simple bribe,...
Protection of 69 Threatened Species in the Baltic Sea Blocked By Denmark
Animals  (tags: Threatened species, baltic sea, animal welfare laws, stronger protection, prevention of wildlife loss, ocean biodiversity )

Sabine
- 32 days ago - oceana.org
Three years of work by 88 leading experts were effectively scrapped during the 37th Annual Meeting of the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) last Friday, when countries approved a heavily weakened version of a plan to protect and rebuild the most threatened...
PETITION - Stop Poaching Endangered Bird For "Red Ivory"
Animals  (tags: illegal ivory trade, rare birds, Threatened species, poaching wildlife, animal welfare laws, stronger protection, animal rights, biodiversity wildlife, prevention from dying out, habitat conservation )

Sabine
- 36 days ago - forcechange.com
The rare and beautiful helmeted hornbill is threatened with extinction because its skull is being sold as an ivory alternative. China was the world's leading buyer for illegal ivory and now, in an attempt to protect African elephants and rhinoceroses,..
PETITION - Protect Local Black Bear Populations From Extinction
Animals  (tags: black bears, Threatened species, animal conservation, stronger protection laws, prevention of wildlife loss, hunting ban, biodiversity wildlife, Animal Welfare )

Sabine
- 51 days ago - forcechange.com
The Louisiana black bear was just taken off the endangered species list after 24 years of conservation efforts to protect its threatened population. This removal from the list means that the species will lose important protections, such as the 30-year...
PETITION - Don't Lift Hunting Ban On Grizzly Bears
Animals  (tags: Grizzly bears, hunting ban, Threatened species, prevention of wildlife loss, animalrights, biodiversity wildlife, animal welfare laws, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 55 days ago - forcechange.com
The federal government hopes to take grizzly gears off of the threatened species list this year and lift the hunting ban on them. The government believes that grizzly bear populations have grown enough to sustain itself. However, many animal conservation
PETITION - Give Imperiled Grizzlies Endangered Status
Animals  (tags: Grizzly bears, Threatened species, yellowstone grizzlies, animalrights, prevention of huntings, prevention of wildlife loss, animal welfare laws, stronger protection, biodiversity wildlife, endangered status )

Sabine
- 65 days ago - forcechange.com
Grizzly bears, once listed by the federal government as a threatened species and protected under the Endangered Species Act, are now populous enough to fit the "least concern" conservation classification, a status given to species who are no longer
PETITION - Save the Northern Long-Eared Bat From Extinction
Animals  (tags: Long eared bats, population decline, Threatened species, animalwelfare, prevention of wildlife loss, stronger protection, habitat conservation )

Sabine
- 100 days ago - forcechange.com
The northern long-eared bat has experienced serious population declines since the appearance of the disease known as white-nose syndrome. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently labeled this species as threatened, but this status needs to be...
2 Subspecies of Lion Will Be Added to the Endangered Species List, Activists Say
Animals  (tags: Cecil, Lions, Import Ban, Trophy hunting, Endangerd Species, Threatened species, Justice, Animal rights )

Steve
- 134 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Six months after Cecil the lion was hunted and killed by a Minnesota dentist, it is unlikely that any lion trophies will ever again be imported legally into the United States
PROHIBIT TAXIDERMY OF ENDANGERED AND THREATENED SPECIES FOR TROPHY HUNTERS
Animals  (tags: taxidermy, trophy hunting, criminal charges, Endangered Species, Threatened species, trophy trading, prevention )

Sabine
- 269 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Taxidermy is legal in some African countries (such as Namibia) as well as in other countries, and is proven to be very popular amongst hunters. If the ghoulish practice of taxidermy is banned worldwide regarding endangered species, as well as those...
Save the Habitat of Australia's Much-Loved Koalas
Animals  (tags: koala habitat, protection, conservation, biodiversity wildlife, Threatened species, animalwelfare )

Sabine
- 326 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Across Australia, our threatened native wildlife is being impacted by reckless developments. Logging, mining, dredging and pollution is fragmenting and destroying vital habitat. Even our much-loved Koalas in New South Wales and Queensland are now...
Tell Secretary Jewell to Protect Wolverines! - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: Wolverines, Threatened species, Fish and Wildlife Service )

Slava
- 618 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Despite a unanimous recommendation by scientists that the wolverine be listed as threatened under the ESA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has scrapped plans to protect this imperiled mammal.
Speak Up For Wildlife: Stop the Extinction Rider From Passing
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, esa, endangered species act, poisoning, extinction, threatened species, endangered species, extinction rider )

Alicia
- 1745 days ago - care2.com
Any day, the House of Representatives will vote on the Interior Appropriations bill, which includes an Extinction Rider that will prevent any new species from being listed under the Endangered Species Act.
Wolverines Stage Comeback, But For How Long?
Animals  (tags: animals, wolverines, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, rare animals, threatened species, research, environment, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1888 days ago - news.opb.org
One of the rarest mammals in North America is staging a comeback in the Northwest. Wildlife biologists have tracked wolverines on mountainsides where they haven't been seen in many decades. But several new studies suggest the recovery could be short lived
 

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