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RSPCA Seeks Ban on Primates as Household Pets
Offbeat  (tags: Monkeys, Pets, Ban, RSPCA, UK )

Ray
- 116 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a marmoset was among the latest admissions into its care.
GOOD NEWS! Brazil Has Banned Animal Testing for Cosmetics!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, testing, ban, Brazil )

Cher
- 202 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
A bill that will officially ban the use of animals for cosmetic testing has been passed by Congress in Brazil, making the ban the legal law of the land! Brazil is the next country to follow India in signing out the cruel practice of using animals to test
UK Government to Ban Performing Circus Animals!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circuses, UK, ban )

Cher
- 215 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
A successful campaign to ban lions, tigers, elephants and zebras from travelling circuses in England has prompted the government to consider extending the law to cover all wild animals in all circuses.
Victory! India Finalizes Ban on Use of Animals for Cosmetic Testing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, testing, ban, India )

Cher
- 217 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Today is a GREAT day for animals in India. After agreeing to ban imported cosmetics that use animal testing earlier this year, India has taken the full plunge and banned animal testing for cosmetics throughout the entire country!
Victory!!! India Bans Bullfights and Bullock Cart Racing!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ban, India )

Cher
- 231 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
And now India, which prohibited the use of elephants in circuses last November, has taken another step in the right direction by outlawing cruel bullfights and bullock-cart races, known as "jallikatu."
Great News for Bulls!!! Barcelona Expands Bullfighting Ban!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bulls, ban )

Cher
- 297 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The prohibition succeeded after 180,000 people signed a petition to bring the issue before legislators, and came into full effect in 2012. And while the vast majority of Spain's 17 regions stubbornly continue to celebrate bullfighting as a national
Serenity Returns to Kawal Tiger Reserve
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, habitat, ban, tigers reserves, wildlife, protection )

Cher
- 417 days ago - thehindu.com
Ban on movement of heavy vehicles coupled with other measures by the Forest Department helps in restoring the pristine glory of the youngest tiger reserve
VICTORY!!! - Animal Advocates Declare Victory in Federal Foie Gras False Advertising Suit
Offbeat  (tags: Victory!, foie gras, BAN, suffer, delicacy, liver, WRONG, animal rights, animal cruelty, animal welfare, animal advocates, animals, sadness, cruelty )

Julie
- 497 days ago - aldf.org
ALDFs lawsuit contended that Hudson Valley Foie Gras was violating the federal Lanham Act and California's False Advertising and Unfair Competition Laws by claiming to be "the Humane Choice" while force-feeding massive amounts of grain to ducks
You Did It!!! Texas Bans Gas Chambers for Animals!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, ban, Texas )

Cher
- 592 days ago - behumane.org
Thanks to you and animal lovers all over the country, gas chambers are now banned in the great state of Texas!
With New Ban, No More Lions and Tigers and Bears at Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, circus, ban )

Cher
- 615 days ago - blogs.smithsonianmag.com
Lions, tigers, bears, elephants and other wild animals will not longer star in circus shows in the UK, the Guardian reports. Instead, only domesticated animals such as ponies horses will leap through hoops and perform other circus tricks.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ends 25-Year Sea Otter Ban in Southern California
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ban, sea otters, wildlife )

Cher
- 728 days ago - latinospost.com
After a 25-year ban, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will allow sea otters to move freely down the Southern California coastline, it announced on Wednesday. According to the Los Angeles Times, Federal officials stated that their sea otter transfer
Proposed Polar Bear Trade Ban Divides Wildlife Groups
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, polar bears, wildlife trade, ban )

Cher
- 728 days ago - icenews.is
The proposed all-out ban is set to be discussed during a UN meeting in Thailand in March. Some groups support the effort, saying that the trade of bear products has a significant impact on polar bears' fight against extinction.
IndiaâEUR(TM)s Supreme Court Lifts Tiger Tourism Ban
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, ban, India )

Cher
- 797 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The Supreme Court in India has lifted a ban on tiger tourism in Indian reserves, while simultaneously asking local governments to regulate visitors. In July the Supreme Court ordered a complete ban on tourism inside tiger reserves.
Costa Rica Officially Bans Shark Finning
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, ban, sharks, finning )

Cher
- 806 days ago - greenerideal.com
Costa Rica has passed a blanket ban on shark finning. This is the process whereby the fins are sliced off sharks, often while they are alive, before the fish are thrown back into the ocean to die.
Costa Rica to Ban Sport Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, Costa Rica, ban, sport hunting, wildlife, protection )

Cher
- 810 days ago - greenerideal.com
Costa Rica will soon be the first country in the Americas to ban sport hunting.
 

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