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Protect the Alaskan Arctic From Oil Drilling - Via Greenpeace (Global Petition)
Environment  (tags: Arctic, Oil Industry, Habitat Threat, Humans, Wild Animals, Polar Bears, Seals, Whales, Greenpeace, Petition to sign )

- 663 days ago -
Although no drilling will happen in 2014, there is still a need to make sure no oil companies drill using a lease. The Alaskan Arctic is home to hundreds of Alaskan Native communities in addition to wildlife like polar bears, seals and whales.
Alaska's Wildlife at Risk! TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Alaska, wildlife, environment, petroleum, bears, seals, birds, destruction, conservation, environment, habitat, healthconditions, nature, wildlife, protection )

- 1308 days ago -
Alaska's 22-million-acre National Petroleum Reserve provides important subsistence resources for Alaska Natives and vital habitat for caribou, migratory birds, grizzly and polar bears, walruses, seals, and more. The future of the reserve is being decided
Sea Lions Found Shot on Puget Sound, US Officials Say
Environment  (tags: seals, sea, ecosystems, endangered, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, oceans, protection, conservation, nature, animals, animalcruelty, wildlife, wildanimals, animalwelfare, ethics, killing )

- 1396 days ago -
Considered a pest by fishermen for preying on salmon, the cadavers feed sharks.I say its a good time to cut salmon out of your diets for a couple of months to let these fishermen taste their own medicin.Disruption of foodchains can have dire consequences
ACTION ALERT: Tell Secretary Salazar to Adopt Alternative C
Environment  (tags: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, ANWR, oil drilling, Arctic, polar bear, caribou, seals, wolves, birds, ecosystem, environment, Reynard Loki, 13.7 Billion Years, endangered species, polar bears, caribou, coastal plain, Comprehensive Conservation Plan )

- 1488 days ago -
If Interior Sec. Ken Salazar adopts Alternative C of Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the coastal plain will be designated as "wilderness," protecting critical polar bear habitat from oil drilling. Must sign by 11/15.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Oil Out of Arctic Waters--Don't Let Oil Poison Seals
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, activism, Arctic fauna, seals, ecosystems, environment, destruction, humans, protection, politics, wildlife, pollution, nature, energy, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 1529 days ago -
Send the Department of the Interior a message today that we want a healthy, vibrant Arctic. Stand up for seals and other Arctic animals and put a stop to plans to drill in the Arctic.
Ottawa Amends Seal-Hunt Rules in Face of EU Ban
Environment  (tags: seals, canadian seal slaughter, club banned, Canadiankillersofbabyseals, climatechange, politics, oceans )

In A Mirr
- 2523 days ago -
Traditional spiked club banned, The federal government has quietly posted new regulations that will slow down the controversial seal hunt by forcing sealers to take more time ensuring the mammals are dead before skinning.
Protestors Barred as Seal Hunt Kicks Off
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, endangered, environment, 0nature, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world, seals, canadiankillersofbabyseals )

- 2797 days ago -
The government is allowing hunters to kill up to 275,000 young harp seals on the ice floes off Eastern Canada, but only three had been reported killed on the first morning of the hunt in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
We Detect a Seal Change
Environment  (tags: seals, melting sea ice, endangeres species list )

- 2798 days ago -
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced yesterday that it will evaluate whether four kinds of seals inhabiting Alaska's Bering Sea should be placed on the endangered species list because of melting sea ice.
Aquarium Releases Seals Back Into Water
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, environment, GoodNews, oceans, wildlife, seals )

- 3115 days ago -
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) - Fifteen seals were released back into the water Thursday after being rehabilitated at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.
Deadly Algae, Overfishing Linked
Environment  (tags: dolphins, seals, birds, pollution, toxins, over-harvesting )

- 3131 days ago -
Los Angeles - Hundreds of seals, dolphins and marine birds have been killed in recent weeks by an upsurge in a sea toxin linked to overfishing, the destruction of wetlands and pollution, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday. The report was trigger
Canada's Commercial Seal Hunt Starts
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, wildlife, seals )

- 3159 days ago -
Up to 20 percent of the Atlantic herd usually nests on thick ice floes in the southern Gulf, but this year authorities and animal rights groups found only slush and ice fragments too small to support a newborn pup.
Seals Dying Without Ice
Environment  (tags: animals, seals, seal hunt, Canada, ClimateChange )

- 3166 days ago -
This video report from IFAW staff reports on their surveillance flights, which are detecting very few harp seals in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence due to lack of ice.
Thousands of Seal Pups Washed Away
Environment  (tags: seals, harp seals, global warming )

- 3172 days ago -
Right now in the Gulf of St. Lawrence baby seals are dying by the thousands. And the seal hunt has not even begun. The pups must remain on sea ice until they are old enough to swim, but global warming is fast destroying their habitat. This year the
Proposal for Canada to Trade Seal Hunting for Seal Tourism
Environment  (tags: seals )

- 3178 days ago -
The founder of the Seal Rehab and Res. Centre in the Netherlands is on Prince Edward Island to lay the groundwork for the creation of a seal-based tourism industry and a type of buyout program that would encourage Island sealers to give up the hunt.
Leave the Baby Seals Alone!
Environment  (tags: seals )

- 3196 days ago -
They're cute and cuddly but if you're on a shoreline stroll and see a harbor seal pup apparently abandoned, leave it alone! It's likely the mother is foraging for food before returning to nurse her pup.

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