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WCS in Kazakhstan
Animals  (tags: WCS, animals, ecosystems, protection, habitat loss, conservation, environment, habitat, wildlife, AnimalWelfare )

Cher
- 1909 days ago - wcs.org
Kazakhstan is a big and diverse country with one of the largest intact grassland ecosystems in the northern hemisphere, extensive deserts and elements of two of Asia's great mountain ranges - the Tien Shan and the Altai.
Flocks of Starlings Over Brighton Pier May Soon Disappear ~ Video
Animals  (tags: england, wildlife, birds, starlings, habitat loss, climate change, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1961 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The starlings of Brighton Pier are threatened with extinction due to climate change, habitat loss and modern farming practices The "aerial ballet" performed by the birds as they come into roost every night is one of the star attractions at the city's pie
Tigers in Russia
Animals  (tags: tigers, Russia, poaching, habitat loss, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2172 days ago - savingtigers.com
With less than 400 individuals left in the wild, the Amur (Siberian) tiger is endangered. Short-term threats to their survival include poaching of both tigers and their prey, while the primary long-term threat is destruction and fragmentation of
The Status of Tiger, Prey and Human Tiger Conflict in Lao PDR
Animals  (tags: tigers, habitat loss, land conversion, poaching, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, endangered, extinction, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2173 days ago - wcs.org
Once widely distributed across Asia, current tiger populations have been facing severe declines due to habitat loss, land conversion, and especially poaching. Breeding populations are now found in only scattered regions across Southeast Asia.
Sumatran Tiger Conservation
Animals  (tags: sumatran tigers, animals, habitat loss, AnimalWelfare, conservation, environment, endangered, extinction, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, habitat )

Cher
- 2173 days ago - wcs.org
Tigers were once distributed widely across forests and grasslands from Turkey to Siberia in the northeast to the Indonesian island of Java in the southeast. This vast historical range has been greatly reduced in the last 200 years through habitat loss,
Iran Cheetah Project
Animals  (tags: Iran, cheetahs, habitat loss, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2174 days ago - wcs.org
The Asiatic cheetah is on the verge of extinction with small populations remaining only in the Islamic Republic of Iran (I.R. of Iran). The total number is unknown, but is likely between 50 -100 individuals. Iran considers the cheetah an important
Drought and Development Causing Major Habitat Loss Along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway
Animals  (tags: shorebirds, Australia, habitat loss, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2176 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
One of the world's great wildlife spectacles happens at this time of year in Australia. Two million migratory shorebirds of 36 species are gathering around Broome in Western Australia before an incredible 10,000 kilometre flight to their breeding grounds
Outcry as Seal Cull Goes Ahead: Hunters Use "Hackapicks" to Club & Hook a Baby Seal Before Skinning It
Animals  (tags: Canada, Seal Slaughter, Global Warming, Habitat Loss, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, ethics, wildlife, suffering, society, slaughter, sadness, killing, extinction )

Julie
- 2214 days ago - express.co.uk
Gulf of St Lawrence, where seals face an uncertain future as much because of the melting ice caps as the hunter's club. Breeding has been hampered in recent years by unseasonably mild conditions that turned vast areas of the ice to slush. Altho
High Seal Pup Mortality ~ 200,000 Due to Poor Ice Conditions - SEAL HUNT
Animals  (tags: Seal Hunt, Global Warming, Canada, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, Seal Pup Mortality, animalwelfare, environment, endangered, ethics, extinction, habitat loss, killing, moral obligation, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildlife, ethics )

Julie
- 2223 days ago - cknw.com
Canadia's DFO estimates 100% of the pups born in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence actually, so we're talking, perhaps, 200,000 pups that died even before the hunt even began.-"the seal hunt accounts for LESS than 1/2 of 1% of Newfoundland's GDP."
Canada Says 275,000 Seals Can Be Killed This Year - SEAL HUNT
Animals  (tags: Canada Seal Hunt, Canada Slaughters Seals, killing baby seals, fur, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, ethics, extinction, habitat loss, killing, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildlife )

Julie
- 2227 days ago - timesofmalta.com
The Conservative government is in fact subsidising the hunt in a bid to gain votes E. Canada at the next federal election in October 2009. This quota is reckless and it's far more about conserving votes than it is about conserving seals.
The Days Are Numbered for the Seals- Canada: SEAL HUNT
Animals  (tags: seals, baby seals, fur, Canada, Canada Slaughters Seals, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, ethics, death, habitat loss, killing, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildlife )

Julie
- 2227 days ago - economist.com
Canada said that hunters can kill 275,000 harp seals and 8,200 hooded seals during the 2008 Atlantic seal hunt, expected to begin later this month. *I will post more sites for seals & other issues on my Care2 URL 'protectseals.org' & 'stopthehunt.org'
Paul McCartney Hopping Mad Over Kangaroo Cull -- Please Sign Petition
Animals  (tags: Kangaroo Cull, Australia KIlling Kangaroos, Viva!, PETA, Petitions, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, death, habitat loss, suffering, society, wildlife, slaughter, sadness )

Julie
- 2228 days ago - chartattack.com
--shot with tranquilizer darts and then put to sleep by injection. Beginning Saturday, animal rights activists have said they will try to stop the cull and act as human shields to protect the kangaroos and will also block the gates to the land.
Wolverine
Animals  (tags: wolverines, trapped, habitat loss, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2291 days ago - defenders.org
Called "skunk bear" by the Blackfeet Indians, the wolverine is the largest terrestrial member of the weasel family. It has a broad head, small eyes and short rounded ears. The wolverines have glossy dark brown fur, a light face mask and a stripe running
Wild Cat Blues
Animals  (tags: wildlife, ocelots, habitat loss )

Betty
- 2451 days ago - defenders.org
Threatened by habitat loss and roads, ocelots hang on by a paw in south Texas. Once hunted for their dappled, velvety fur and snatched up for the pet trade, 80 or so furtive felines manage to hang on in the U.S. - along the Gulf Coast of Texas.
[ACTION ALERT] International Migratory Bird Day - May 12-13, 2007
Animals  (tags: Birds, avian migration, conservation, preservation, protection, habitat, habitat loss, global warming, climate change, emissions, sanctuary )

Rooibos
- 2533 days ago - birdday.org
The event, which takes place on the second Saturday in May each year, encourages bird conservation and increases awareness of birds through hikes, bird watching, information about birds and migration, public events, and a variety of other education progra
 

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