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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Florida Panther
Animals  (tags: Florida Panthers, endangered, habitat loss, overdevelopment, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 162 days ago -
Majestic Florida panthers once roamed throughout the Southeastern U.S., but now fewer than 180 panthers can be found in just three Florida counties. What little remains of their habitat is constantly under siege from development, oil drilling and mining.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Endangered Grizzly Bears From Jumbo Ski Resort
Animals  (tags: environment, overdevelopment, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, politics, environment )

- 531 days ago -
Jumbo Glacier Resorts is planning to build a 5500 bed ski resort with hopes to attract between 2000 and 3000 tourists per day Bear populations in southern British Columbia and the United States will be significantly jeopardized by this invasive constructi
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Wild Bison - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, bison, overdevelopment, protection, humans, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, endangered )

- 858 days ago -
Once down to only 1,000 animals, North American herds now include roughly 450,000 buffalo. And yet despite this incredible success story, the species remains threatened: by development, inhibited roaming ability, oil and gas exploration, and interbreedin
No Rosy Future for Pink Dolphins
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, overdevelopment, environment, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, killing )

- 911 days ago -
As Hong Kong continues to pursue relentless expansion, it seems the iconic local dolphins may be among the casualties.
Arizona Water Pumping Decision Threatens Millions of Birds in Globally Important Bird Area
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, birds, overdevelopment, habitat destruciton, environment, endangered )

- 1077 days ago -
San Pedro area is extremely important to many bird species including the South-western Willow Flycatcher.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Endangered California Condors From Habitat Loss
Animals  (tags: habitat loss, California Condor, overdevelopment, humans, protection, cruelty, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered, environment )

- 1078 days ago -
Stop the development of golf courses and luxury homes that will harm California condors.
Big Cat Crisis: Africa's Lions Being Crowded Out By People
Animals  (tags: cats, lions, habitat loss, habitat, wildlife, overdevelopment, human encroachmnt, wildanimals, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare )

- 1246 days ago -
Satellite survey shows farms and settlements eating up open savannah, especially in west Africa where only 500 lions remain
INDIA: Sparrows Disappearing From Assam
Animals  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, habitat loss, overdevelopment, environment, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, protection, animaladvocates, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1436 days ago -
: Sparrows are disappearing from many parts of the country, and specially in Assam where electro-magnetic radiation from communication towers, use of leaded petrol in vehicles and overuse of pesticides in agriculture have been cited as some causes by scie
As Threats to Biodiversity Grow, Can We Save World's Species?
Animals  (tags: biodiversity, wildlife, wildanimals, human activities, overdevelopment, habitat loss, climate change, environment, humans, protection, animalwelfare, animals )

- 1476 days ago -
With soaring human populations and rapid climate change putting unprecedented pressure on species, conservationists must look to innovative strategies to save many of the world's endangered species.
Survey of Snow Leopard Prey Reveals 'Noah's Ark' of Wildlife in Bhutan
Animals  (tags: world, habitat, habitatdestruction, OVERDEVELOPMENT, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, protection, wildlife, humans, green, pollution, nature, government, politics )

- 1540 days ago -
This is the first visual evidence that snow leopards are thriving in Wangchuck Centennial Park, a vital snow leopard corridor between Jigme Dorji National Park in the West and Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary in the East
TAKE ACTION NOW! Canadian Caribou Herd Faces Extinction From Mining & Development
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, overdevelopment, Canda animaladvocates, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, extinction, AnimalWelfare, humans, environment )

- 1582 days ago -
The George River herd of caribou has plummeted from a population of 900,000 in the early 90′s to a devastatingly low 74,000 today. Tell the Canadian government to listen to the Innu people, let them manage the land on which they live and
CANADA: Christmas Reindeer Mystery as World's Largest Herd Plummets
Animals  (tags: endangered, environment, reindeer, habitat loss, overdevelopment, animals, animalwelfare, humans, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, death, society )

- 1594 days ago -
The world's largest reindeer herd has plummeted in size, with local indigenous people blaming the spread of massive industrial projects in the area.
Monarch Butterflies Decline at Wintering Grounds in Mexico, Texas Drought Adds to Stress to Migration
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, habitat, humans, overdevelopment, loss of habitat, monarch butterfly migration, protection, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered )

- 1637 days ago -
The butterflies face loss of wintering habitat in Mexico and breeding habitat in the United States. Extreme weather, like winter storms in Mexico and the ongoing drought in Texas, adds yet another challenge.
40% of Madagascar's Reptiles at Risk of Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, endangered, reptiles, Madagasgar, pet trade, habitat loss, overdevelopment, extinction, wildlife, habitat, environment, AnimalWelfare, wildanimals, protection, humans, abuse, law, ethics )

- 1637 days ago -
40 percent of Madagascar's terrestrial reptiles are threatened with extinction due to habitat loss and over-collection for the pet trade, reports the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in its latest update of the Red List of Threatened
HABITAT LOSS: New Road Project to Run Through Laos' Last Tiger Habitat
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, world, wildlife, habitat loss, overdevelopment, protection, humans, habitat, environment, endangered, wildanimals, animaladvocates )

- 1878 days ago -
A new road project will run direclty through the only habitat for endangered tigers in Laos. With only about two dozen tigers left in the nation, conservationists fear that the road will harm the fragile population, which is known to be breeding.

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