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PETITION - US Marine Corps Base Is Threatening to End the Lives of Thousands of Turtles! SIGN NOW!
Animals  (tags: US Marine Corps, tortoises, threatened animals, prevention of wildlife loss, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection laws, ecosystems, biodiversity wildlife, prevention of mistreatment, natural habitats, ethical treatment of animals, relocation )

Sabine
- 17 days ago - yousignanimals.org
Take action now and urge the US Marine Corps to rescind the decision to have these gentle animals moved out of their home. Since US soldiers can adapt far better than tortoises, it should be humans who should relocate the training camp, not the animals.
PETITION - Justice for Rare and Endangered Tortoise Allegedly Stolen From Zoo
Animals  (tags: critically endangered species, tortoises, stolen from zoo, investigations, illegal trade, prosecution, harsher sentences, rare animals, stronger protection laws, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Sabine
- 89 days ago - forcechange.com
A critically endangered tortoise has been reportedly stolen from Perth Zoo in Western Australia, raising fears that it will be sold into the illegal pet trade. The animal, a radiated tortoise, belongs to an extremely rare species that is in grave...
Urgent Action Is Needed! The Radiated Tortoise Are Critically and Severely Endangered Due to Habitat
Animals  (tags: tortoises, habitat conservation, poaching, Endangered Species, protection, animalrights, animalwelfare, ethics )

Sabine
- 346 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
These tortoises are critically endangered due to habitat loss, being poached for food, and being over exploited in the pet trade. Remaining populations have seen an 80% reduction in numbers over just three generations and those inhabiting south Madagasca
Petition: Save the Angonoka Tortoise
Animals  (tags: angonoka, tortoises, critically endangered species )

Slava
- 517 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Angonoka Tortoise is one one of the rarest land tortoises in the world. It is endemic to Madagascar and is critically endangered. The main threats to this species are fires started to clear land for cattle grazing and collection for the pet trade. Tod
Stop Meat and Pet Trade of Endangered Radiated Tortoise - Force Change
Animals  (tags: Madagascar, Tortoises, Endangered Species, Pet Trade, Killing, Extinction, Conservation, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 554 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this global petition to the Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, to stop the illegal pet and meat trade of the beautiful and critically endangered radiated tortoise of Southern Madagascar before it becomes extinct.
Prosecute Men For Starving More Than 100 Animals Leading To The Death Of Several Of Them!
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animalrights, tortoises, Macaws, tortoise, ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS, animal rights group, Santa Fe )

Nigel
- 599 days ago - petitionhub.org
More than 100 animals were seized from a property in Santa Fe, including macaws, tortoises and about 73 Irish wolfhounds. Several animals were found dead, including a snake and a tortoise, and the other animals from the property were in poor condition.
STOP TORTOISE SMUGGLING IN MADAGASCAR
Animals  (tags: Tortoises, extinction, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, conservation, endangered, environment, ethics, humans, law, protection, sadness, wildlife, PETITION )

Desanka
- 804 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
These tortoises are truly one of Madagascar's most iconic species! This level of exploitation is unsustainable. Unless immediate action is taken to better protect the wild populations, their extinction is imminent.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Action for Our Southwestern Desert Tortoises
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, Tortoises, turtles, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 948 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The federal government has revealed plans to shut down the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center in Nevada. This is an unsettling move that would require the removal and relocation of up to 1,400 captive desert tortoises into wild tortoise populations
South Africa: Stop the Illegal Trade in Reptiles!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, reptiles, tortoises, chameleons, sadness, endangered, environment, cruelty, ethics )

Jill
- 1043 days ago - nspca.co.za
Tortoises and chameleons are captured by local people and kept in very poor conditions without food or water. They face days, weeks or months of deprivation waiting for a vehicle to stop and for money to exchange hands. Many will die before they are sold.
STOP Turtle Smuggling in Madagascar! PLEASE TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, endangered, turtles, tortoises, madagascar, epidemic proportions, smugglers, sadness, suffering )

Barb
- 1098 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Illegal trafficking of two critically endangered tortoise species from Madagascar has reached epidemic proportions, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Turtle Survival Alliance, Madagascar Biodiversity Part
New Report Lists 25 Most Endangered Turtle Species; Some Turtle Species Number Less Than 5 Individuals
Animals  (tags: animals, turtles, tortoises, reptiles, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, population, humans, environment, conservation, endangered, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights )

Yrna
- 1897 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Decimated by illegal hunting for both food and the pet trade along with habitat loss, many turtle species will go extinct in the next decade unless drastic conservation measures are taken, according to the report, which was released at a regional workshop
The Tortoise at Woodstock! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tortoises, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2429 days ago - animalrights.change.org
Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary has a new temporary resident. Check out his adorableness.
Feds to Consider Listing Sonoran Desert Tortoise as Distinct Population
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tortoises, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2441 days ago - ecoworldly.com
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that they will consider listing the Sonoran desert tortoise as a distinct population.
Spider Tortoise Population Ravaged By Poachers
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tortoises, poachers, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2441 days ago - ecoworldly.com
The northern Madagascar spider tortoise, one of the three subspecies of Pyxis arachnoids, is currently facing a threat to their population brought about by poachers.
 

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