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New York State Makes Tiger Selfies Illegal
Offbeat  (tags: Tigers, ban, selfies, New York, wild cats, good news )

- 36 days ago -
The state of New York has passed a bill to make it illegal to pose for a selfie with any wildcats including tigers.
Pressure Grows to Ban Week-Long DOG-Eating Festival in China
Offbeat  (tags: Dog, eating, festival, sick, ban, china, Yulin city )

- 51 days ago -
Around 10,000 dogs are killed and eaten every year from June 21 at Yulin City. And the festival shows no sign of losing popularity, even in the face of added pressure to ban it from celebrities and government food safety experts.
Japan Says It Wants To Resume Larger Annual Whale Hunt
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, whaling, banned, non scientific, loophole, resumes, ban )

- 51 days ago -
Japan, which earlier this year said it would scale back what it has described as "research whaling," is signaling that it wants to go back to a larger hunt.
GOOD NEWS! Brazil Has Banned Animal Testing for Cosmetics!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, testing, ban, Brazil )

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- 53 days ago -
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
Lack of Ban on Wild Animals in Circuses Is Outdated
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- 55 days ago -
The omission of a ban of circus animals in the Queen's Speech is 'unacceptable'.
New York City Officials Weigh Lifting Ban on Pet Ferrets
Offbeat  (tags: New York, USA, lifting, ban, ferrets, rabies, vaccinations )

- 62 days ago -
Keeping the small furry mammals in New York City has been prohibited for decades, but health officials would recommend lifting the ban if changes include such requirements as rabies vaccinations.
How to Deal With An Internet Troll
Offbeat  (tags: Trolls, internet, haressment, ban )

- 63 days ago -
Trolls on the internet can be infuriating to other people reading or participating in a website.
UK Government to Ban Performing Circus Animals!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circuses, UK, ban )

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- 65 days ago -
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 )

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- 67 days ago -
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!
Stop Barbaric Bear Paw Industry - Please Sign!
Offbeat  (tags: Bears, bear paw, cruelty, ban, dog meat, cat meat )

- 75 days ago -
Many people are familiar with cruel animal farming practices still tolerated around the world such as bear bile farming, tiger farming, and the dog and cat meat industries.
Victory!!! India Bans Bullfights and Bullock Cart Racing!!!
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- 81 days ago -
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."
Ketchum to Consider Ban on Shows With Exotic Animals!
Offbeat  (tags: Ketchum, ban, good news, exotic, animals )

- 99 days ago -
The Ketchum City Council at a regular meeting on Monday, April 21, will consider adopting a law that would ban performances involving exotic animal, especially by shows such as traveling circuses, in the city.
Bear Bile Draining: Help Us Call a Halt to This Barbaric Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: Bears, moon bears, Bear Bile Farming, cruelty, ban )

- 102 days ago -
The imprisoned bear holds her powerful paw up to the metal bars of her tomb-like cage to greet the visitor peering in. It is a remarkably gentle reaction from an animal being made to suffer the most horrific abuse at the hands of man.
Great News for Bulls!!! Barcelona Expands Bullfighting Ban!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bulls, ban )

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- 148 days ago -
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
Please Vote to End Greyhound Racing in Iowa - Please Vote Yes!
Offbeat  (tags: Greyhound racing, ban, vote, poll, cruelty, Iowa, USA )

- 165 days ago -
Please vote on poll to end Greyhound racing in Iowa.

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