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Animals  (tags: dolphins, wildlife, marine animals, animal cruelty, ethics )

- 649 days ago -
Tell Japan to stop its immoral and unnecessarly slaughtering of dolphins. Sign today to protect these animals, who think and form familial attachments. Do something today!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Whales and Other Marine Life Being Killed in Nets
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, marine animals, turtles, bi-catch, overfishing, protection, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, wildlife )

- 858 days ago -
Mile-long nets left to soak overnight are meant to catch swordfish, but instead they trap whales, seals, dolphins, sea lions and thousands of fish -- wastefully robbing the ocean of its life.
Phantom Fishing Nets Endangering Marine Turtles in Northern Australia
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, marine animals, turtles, bi-catch, overfishing, protection, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, wildlife )

- 999 days ago -
Australia's national science agency, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) scientists working with GhostNets Australia and Indigenous rangers are identifying hotspots where lost fishing nets are threatening marine biodiversi
Animals  (tags: marine animals, fish, corals, oceans, deaths, suffering, captivity )

- 1213 days ago -
Of the marine animals who are captured in the wild, 90 percent do not survive the journey to aquariums. Roughly half die from poisoning when trappers douse the reefs with chemicals--often fatal to the reefs as well--in order to stun the animals and catch
World's Largest Shark Sanctuary Opens: Marshall Islands
Animals  (tags: sharks, marine animals, human predation, human consumption, human overpopulation, shark fin soup, Asia, conservation, preservation, humane protections, ocean animals, flesh consumption must cease )

- 1467 days ago -
Legislation created the reserve by outlawing commercial shark fishing in the islands' vast waters and forces those who accidentally catch sharks to release them. Selling sharks or shark parts on the islands is also now illegal.
ACTION ALERT: Ban the Sale, Trade, and Possession of Shark and Shark Products, Including Shark Fin.! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: sharks, marine animals, massacred, slaughtered, obama administation, legalisation, protection )

- 1478 days ago -
One third of all shark species are threatened or near threatened with extinction.To reverse this trend, the USA must be a leader in protecting these important predators
Animals  (tags: turtles, marine animals, threatened, costa rica, government, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1523 days ago -
Sea turtles are ancient creatures that were here before the dinosaurs roamed the planet. At this time they are facing a high risk of extinction, especially the Leatherback Turtle.
Discovering Lost Salmon at Sea
Animals  (tags: Salmon, Ocean, marine animals )

- 1571 days ago -
Where Atlantic salmon feed in the ocean has been a long-standing mystery, but new research led by the University of Southampton shows that marine location can be recovered from the chemistry of fish scales. Surprisingly, salmon from different British.....
ACTION ALERT: Oppose the Use of Seal Bombs! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: seals, marine animals, blown apart, seal bombs, horrific cruetly, fishing industry )

- 1572 days ago -
Most of the abuse to seals around the world is directly related to the fact that seals eat fish. People who want to profit from harvesting fish so other people can eat them use legal and illegal means to torment, wound and kill seal
ACTION ALERT: Tell Phuket to Ax Aquarium Plans! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: aquarium, phuket, marine animals, imprisoned, captive, exploitated, cruelty, suffering )

- 1574 days ago -
A Canadian expat has proposed an aquarium in Rawai, Phuket, which would sentence countless fish, sea lions, seals, and dolphins to lives spent swimming in circles in small tanks and pools that never could compare to the vast oceans that these animals
Propeller Turbulence May Affect Marine Food Webs, Study Finds
Animals  (tags: Propeller Turbulence, Marine Food Webs, marine animals )

- 1636 days ago -
A new study by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that turbulence from boat propellers can and does kill large numbers of copepods -- tiny crustaceans that are an important part of marine food webs.
World's Biggest Turtles See a Florida Baby Boom
Animals  (tags: animals, turtles, leatherback turtle, endangered species, marine animals, wildanimals, wildlife, environment, animalwelfare )

- 1650 days ago -
The endangered giants of the turtle world, massive leatherbacks,may be in the midst of a baby boom -- in the state of Florida,at least.Over the past 3 decades,the number of leatherback turtle nests on 68 beaches across the Sunshine State has increased
UK Shark Fin Ban - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, shark, shark fins, shark finning, fish, marine animals, United Kingdom, humans, shark fin trade, killing, ethics, protection, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 1680 days ago -
Shark finning is the barbaric act of removing the fins from a live shark and then dumping the fish back into the oceans where it suffers an agonising death. The fins are then used in the production of Shark Fin Soup.
Protect Sharks in the Bahamas - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, fish, marine animals, wildanimals, bahamas, shark finning, shark fishing, protection, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 1683 days ago -
The Bahamas is the shark diving capital of the world. In the 1990s, a ban on longline commercial fishing provided the ocean predators - and the divers who love to swim with them - a bit of a haven around the islands. But now there's a new threat to sharks
Rare Leatherback Turtle Spotted in Indonesia
Animals  (tags: animals, turtles, leatherback turtle, sea turtles, reptiles, marine animals, Indonesian wildlife, wildanimals, wildlife, rare animals, endangered, environment, animalwelfare )

- 1696 days ago -
Conservationists say they got a rare glimpse of a two-meter-long leatherback - the world's most endangered sea turtle - together with dozens of eggs in western Indonesia. The giant turtle was spotted on a beach on Sumatra island over the weekend

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