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ACTION ALERT: Ban International Trade of Polar Bear Parts! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: polar bears, endangered, widlife, slaughtered, proteciton, conservation )

Simone
- 470 days ago - forcechange.com
A proposed ban on the international trade of polar bear parts will soon be decided at a UN wildlife conservation meeting of the Convention on the Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Thailand. The proposed ban has caused a rift between wildlife
ACTION ALERT: Save Grizzly Bears From a Destructive Mine! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: grizzlies bears, widlife, endangered, threatened, habitat, enviornment, protection )

Simone
- 881 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
In northwest Montana, a small, isolated population of 30 to 40 grizzly bears hovers on the brink of extinction. Their habitat is already fragmented by roads and development, and the proposed Montanore Mine could destroy what little grizzly habitat is left
ACTION ALERT: Urge the Gulf States to Hold BP Accountable for Animal Cruelty! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: oil spills, birds, marine mammals, widlife, polluted, killed, animal suffering, BP, destructive )

Simone
- 893 days ago - forcechange.com
The true impact of the estimated 170,000 gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizons oil rig is still unknown. What is known is that more than 8,000 mammals, birds, and sea turtles were found dead or injured.
The Lion's Last Roar? Kenya Wakes Up to New Threat to Its Big Cats
Animals  (tags: lions, big cats, widlife, threatened, poachers, tragedy, illegal wildlife trade )

Simone
- 1095 days ago - theeastafrican.co.ke
Mighty as they are, lions are a vulnerable lot, says Dr Charles Musyoki, the Kenya Wildlife Service scientist in charge of "other threatened species" apart from elephants and rhinos. In less than a century, countries like Nigeria have lost all their
Baby Koala Amazes Vets After Shooting
Animals  (tags: frodo, gunned down, amazing recovery, koala, courageous, widlife, widlife )

Simone
- 1219 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
Frodo, the baby koala found with up to 15 shotgun pellets in her tiny body, continues to amaze vets with her recovery. The joey has overcome a fractured skull and internal injuries after being shot with lead pellets at Kenilworth in the Sunshine Coast
ACTION ALERT: Protect California Black Bears From Trophy Hunting!!!
Animals  (tags: black bears, widlife, protection, california, slaughtered, massacred, trophy hunting, destruction, cruelty )

Simone
- 1503 days ago - all-creatures.org
Approximately 2,000 black bears are killed every year in California where it remains legal to hunt bears who weigh over 50 pounds (including cubs) with packs of dogs. The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has now proposed radical changes to
Lone Soldiers of the Wild
Animals  (tags: lone soldiers, forest guards, fighting against poachers, tigers, widlife, underpaid, untrained )

Simone
- 1505 days ago - hardnewsmedia.com
Poaching prospers in an environment where committed forest guards are underpaid and professionally untrained. "There are no more than 1,000 tigers left in the wilds of India," believes Dr RL Singh, veteran tiger conservationist and founder-director of
ACTION ALERT: Save the Florida Panther!!
Animals  (tags: florida panther, widlife, endangered, threatened, conservation )

Simone
- 1560 days ago - animalrights.change.org
There are approximately 100 panthers in Florida today, up from a low of 20 to 30 individuals 22 years ago. This number is still dangerously low and vehicle strikes are a major cause of death for the panther.
ACTION ALERT: Costa Rica's Biodiversity at Risk!!!- Protect Leatherback Turtles!!
Animals  (tags: costa rico, widlife, threatened, leatherback turtles, legalisation, protection )

Simone
- 1688 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Located at the convergence of the northern and southern hemispheres -- with two coastlines, lush tropical forests, mountains and volcanoes all squeezed into an area smaller than West Virginia -- Costa Rica packs a wallop of biodiversity
Tasers: Not Just for People Anymore
Animals  (tags: emu, taser, widlife, Pennsylvania )

RC
- 2050 days ago - pittsburghlive.com
Pennsylvania state police, failing to capture an emu running loose on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, opted to taser rather than shoot. The poor frightened bird died anyway.
Turtle Ridge Wildlife Sanctuary Helps Animals Escape the Dangers of Suburbia
Animals  (tags: wild animals, widlife, turtle ridge sanctuary, helping animals, safety, danger of suburbs )

Simone
- 2176 days ago - willamettelive.com
Gordon the goose, Francine the fawn, Milagro the baby raccoon, and Darth Vader the turkey vulture all have been successfully returned to their natural habitats after facing injury or trauma, thanks to Turtle Ridge Wildlife Center. Nestled on 30
KILLING OF TIGERS BY VILLAGERS
Animals  (tags: tigers, disapperaring, villagers, widlife, endangered, killing, trapping, conflicts )

Simone
- 2176 days ago - pib.nic.in
A tiger have been killed in Tadoba Andheri Tiger Reserve in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra by the people of the villages surrounding the Reserve. As reported by the State, mortality of a tiger on account of electrocution through a wire laid by
Cat Survival Trust - Working to Give Wild Cats a Future
Animals  (tags: cat survival trust, sanctuary, widlife, wild cats, big cats, freedom, future, conservation )

Simone
- 2187 days ago - catsurvivaltrust.org
The Trust purchased a 10,000 acre reserve in north east Argentina which conserves the entire habitat where cats live. This is not only more cost-effective but involves the conservation of all the plants, animals and fungi that make up the ecosystem on
Rhino and Elephants Returned to Wild in India, Protected Land Increased
Animals  (tags: rescued elephant calves, young rhinos, wild animals, returned to wild, freedom, india, widlife, protected )

Simone
- 2240 days ago - ifaw.org
- Today, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare www.ifaw.org) and its sister organization, WTI (Wildlife Trust of India) announced that 2 elephant calves and a one-and-a-half year-old greater one-horned rhino were successfully returned to the wild
   

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