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Spains Balearic Islands Move One Step Closer to Banning Bullfighting
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, Balearic Islands, ban, bull fighting, good news )

Scooby
- 78 days ago - eureporter.co
The parliament of the Balearic Islands has voted in favour of a proposal to initiate a ban on bullfighting and animal fiestas in the autonomous community. Following the vote, a legislative proposal needs to be presented to modify the Animal Protection Law
Pakistan Lifts Ban on Hunting Rare Bird After Government Protests
Offbeat  (tags: pakistan, lifts, ban, birds, gulf, endangered, houbara bustard )

Scooby
- 96 days ago - reuters.com
Pakistan's Supreme Court lifted a ban on hunting a rare bird on Friday, after the government argued it hurt relations with Gulf states whose wealthy hunters traditionally travel to Pakistan to pursue the endangered species with falcons.
Fifa: Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini Get Eight-Year Bans
Offbeat  (tags: Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini, Ban, Fifa )

Ray
- 129 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Fifa president Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini have been suspended for eight years from all football-related activities following an ethics investigation.
HISTORIC: The World Just Took One Huge Step Forward For Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, poaching, ivory, USA, china, ban )

Scooby
- 214 days ago - thedodo.com
In a move already being hailed as " historic," U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping agreed to ban ivory sales in their respective countries on Friday.
Scotland to Ban GM Crop Growing
Offbeat  (tags: GMO, food, Ban, Scotland, UK )

Ray
- 263 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scotland is to ban the growing of genetically modified crops, the country's rural affairs secretary has announced.
Cecil the Lion: Why a Hunting Ban Is Not the Answer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, hunting, big game, ban, wildlife )

Ray
- 265 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Three little spots on a cracked smartphone screen show Brent Stapelkamp the last known locations of Jericho the lion.
Calls for Denmark to Ban Circus Animals After Distressed Elephant Smashes Car (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: ban, elephants, circuses, denmark, car )

Scooby
- 288 days ago - earthtouchnews.com
Animal welfare groups in Denmark are intensifying their calls for a total ban on wild animals in the country's circuses after an annual elephant "bathing show" ended with one of the agitated animals smashing a vehicle as bystanders narrowly escaped
California Kangaroo Skin Battle Heats Up
Offbeat  (tags: Kangaroo, animal skin, California, ban, government, kangaroo leather )

Scooby
- 321 days ago - sbs.com.au
The Australian government is urging California to abolish a ban on kangaroo skin imports, despite concerns from animal rights groups.
ONTARIO BANS THE ACQUISITION AND BREEDING OF KILLER WHALES
Offbeat  (tags: captivity, whales, marine animals, ban, Ontario, Canada )

Cher
- 330 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
The Canadian province of Ontario will be moving ahead with Bill 80 - which will provide enhanced standards of care for marine mammals.
Beef Ban in India Reaches Into Cages of Lions and Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: Prakash, beef, ban, India, meat, national park )

Scooby
- 396 days ago - mobile.nytimes.com
Palash, the largest tiger at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai, still paces his cage for the hour leading up to dinner and still pounces on his meal when his handlers lift the gate to his feeding room.
Mexico Circus Ban 'Will Leave Thousands of Tigers, Elephants and Camels Homeless'
Offbeat  (tags: Circus, Mexico, animals, homeless, ban )

Scooby
- 408 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Thousands of exotic species such as camels, tigers and elephants are at risk of becoming homeless in Mexico as the country's new law banned the use of animals in circuses to tackle animal cruelty.
Despite Ban, Fox Hunts Still Thrive, and Divide, in Britain
Offbeat  (tags: animals, fox hunting, ban, cruel, job loss, britain )

Angie
- 435 days ago - msn.com
When hunting with hounds was banned, pro-hunting groups feared the sport could disappear, endangering thousands of rural jobs, from dog breeders to stable hands to blacksmiths.
EU Bans Import of Hunting Trophies From Endangered Lions
Offbeat  (tags: EU, ban, lions, endangered, loophole, good news, trophies )

Scooby
- 447 days ago - libdems.org.uk
A loophole that has allowed body parts from endangered lions to be imported into the EU as hunting trophies is set to be closed tomorrow in a move that has been welcomed by wildlife campaigners.
RSPCA Seeks Ban on Primates as Household Pets
Offbeat  (tags: Monkeys, Pets, Ban, RSPCA, UK )

Ray
- 605 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
- 691 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
 

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