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UK: Brigitte Bardot Launches Attack on Queen's Favorite Grocer Fortnum and Mason Over 'Cruel' Foie Gras
Offbeat  (tags: UK, Brigitte Bardot, geese, Foie Gras, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, ethics, humans, investigation, protection, suffering, business, food, world, off-beat )

Away
- 619 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The French star has written a scathing letter to Fortnum & Mason's chief executive Ewan Venters, labeling him an "imbecile" for promoting the controversial pate, which is made from the engorged livers of force-fed geese. SIGN THE PETITION!
When Wild Beasts Roamed the UK
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, UK )

Cher
- 815 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Victorian period witnessed a huge surge in the number of exotic beasts in the towns and cities of England - as creatures were imported from the far reaches of the British Empire. But Victorians' enthusiasms for wild and dangerous animals had some
The Brunette Squirrel Revealed as Britain's Little Known Fourth Variety of the Nut-Eating Rodent
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, squirrels, UK )

Cher
- 844 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
First it was the red and the grey squirrel, and then the black. Now scientists have recorded a fourth type of squirrel living in the UK - a brunette variety.
Cesar Millan Signs on for Save Lennox Movement, Offers to Take & Rehome Dog
Offbeat  (tags: animal welfare, Cesar Millan, "Dog Whisperer" save Lennox, celebrities, Belfast, save Lennox campaign, Lennox dog, Belfast City Council, Cesar Millan Foundation, UK, twitter )

Julia
- 943 days ago - examiner.com
On Friday, Millan posted a message to his Twitter account stating that his non-profit the Cesar Millan Foundation was willing to take Lennox in, rehabilitate him and rehome him outside of the UK, far away from the Belfast City Council members.
Toddlers Told Not to Make Nursery Rhyme Sign in Case It Is Offensive
Offbeat  (tags: PC, UK, children, culture, ethics, funny, off-beat, society, star, sign language )

Ge
- 1137 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Toddlers have been told to stop making a "diamond" star sign while singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in case the gesture is misinterpreted as sign language representing a female body part.
15 Traditional Pub Signs in the UK
Offbeat  (tags: design, pub, signs, interesting, odd, unusual, pictures, uk )

Veljko
- 1324 days ago - worldsbiggests.com
Pub signs could also be an art expression. Web site waymarking.com was dedicated to finding these traditional pub signs. We are sharing with you 15 best signs in our choice.
Compassion in World Farming. Cloning = Cruelty. Take Action Now!!
Offbeat  (tags: Farm animal clones, ethics, unusual, design, uk, Prime Minister )

Borg
- 1637 days ago - action.ciwf.org.uk
We must ensure the UK takes the lead in protecting farm animals from the pain and suffering caused by cloning. Please sign our urgent letter to David Cameron today because we need to deliver it on Friday.
Plea for Public Help in Tracking Down Rare UK Butterfly
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, butterfly, UK )

Cher
- 1643 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Conservationists in the Midlands are calling on the public to help expand the area's only colony of the brown hairstreak butterfly. The nationally rare butterfly favours ash trees, and the Worcesterhire Wildlife Trust would like to hear not only of
More Than 30 Birds Face Extinction in UK's Overseas Territories
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, birds, extinction, UK )

Cher
- 1665 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
When put together, the UK's overseas territories are fifth in the world league table of bird extinctions, with at least ten species from the territories going to oblivion since 1500AD, partially or wholly because of the impact of non-native mammals,
Toughest Dry Spell for UK Wildlife in More Than 80 Years
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, protection, wildlife, dry spell, UK )

Cher
- 1666 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Wildlife is suffering in one of the toughest dry spells in North West England for more than 80 years, say conservationists
Purple Herons Breed for the First Time in the UK
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, purple herons. breeding, UK )

Cher
- 1679 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The first purple herons ever to breed successfully in the UK have hatched their chicks on the RSPB's Dungeness Nature Reserve in Kent. It is not yet known how many chicks have hatched and confirmation will only be possible when the young fledge in a few
Fears Mount for Survival of UK's Most Famed Osprey
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ospreys, UK )

Cher
- 1682 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Fears are mounting survival of the UK's oldest breeding female osprey, which astounded wildlife experts when it returned to the Scottish Wildlife Trust's Loch of the Lowes wildlife reserve for the 20th consecutive year in March
Harsh Winter Takes Its Toll on UK's Smallest Bird
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, winter, birds, UK )

Cher
- 1687 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
New results from the British Trust for Ornithology's (BTO's) Garden BirdWatch suggest that the harsh winter could be having lasting effects on Britain's smallest bird.
Hen Harrier Hotline Set Up in Bid to Save UK's Rarest Bird of Prey
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, birds, survey, UK )

Cher
- 1707 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The public are being asked to help with a nationwide survey of England's most threatened bird of prey that is being carried out this summer
UK Government Fails to Halt Wildlife Declines
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, decline, UK, wildlife )

Cher
- 1709 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The Government has quietly slipped out a report showing that more that twice as many of the Government's highest priority species for conservation are declining as are increasing and 5% of the species have actually been declared extinct since the start

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