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Can Compassion for Animals Lead to World Peace?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, rights, violence, world, children, Animal Welfare, cruelty, protection, animal welfare, animal rights, society, crime, humanrights, war, Human Rights, interesting, dogs, protection, humane education, peace education )

Heather
- 71 days ago - greatpeacemakers.com
With profound insights from some of the world's great peacemakers, this essay explores the connection between how we treat animals and how we treat each other.
Ringling Bros Circus to CLOSE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animal welfare, circus, culture, elephants abused, animal rights, lions, tigers )

Adeline
- 134 days ago - abcnews.go.com
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will close forever in May. Declining attendance combined with high operating costs, along with changing public tastes and prolonged battles with animal rights groups all contributed to its demise.
Delta Sued By Hunter Over Exotic Animal Trophy Ban
Offbeat  (tags: animal rights, hunting, trophy hunting, Delta Air Lines )

Tracy
- 586 days ago - airport.blog.ajc.com
An expert in animal law has flown to the defense of Delta Air Lines after a group of safari hunters sued the airline over its ban on transporting exotic animal hunting trophies.
Biggest Elephant Killed in Africa for Almost 30 Years Brings Back Memories of Cecil the Lion
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, elephants, hunting, zimbabwe, animal rights )

Tracy
- 591 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
German hunter pays nearly £40,000 to shoot one of the largest elephants ever seen in Zimbabwe, while conservationists and safari guides mourn the loss of magnificent animal
Council Scraps Urban Fox Cull in Face of Protests
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, culling, london, rspca, animal rights, foxes )

Tracy
- 596 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Hackney council has suspended the country's first cull of urban foxes for 30 years after protests from animal welfare groups
Moby Reveals How He Became An Animal Rights Activist - as He Calls on Fans to Join Him in Walk
Offbeat  (tags: Moby, singer, animal rights, farm sanctuary, walk, New York, Florida )

Scooby
- 600 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The musician recently took time out to show his support for Farm Sanctuary's nearly three decades of lifesaving work by starring in a video inviting fans to lace up and join him.
SeaWorld Puts Employee Who Reportedly Acted as PETA Activist on Leave
Offbeat  (tags: Sea world, leave, peta, animal rights )

Scooby
- 682 days ago - marketwatch.com
On leave an animal protector.
Chinese Dog-Eating Festival Outrages Foreigners
Offbeat  (tags: animals, abuse, animal rights, dog-eating festival, China )

Ray
- 726 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Outrage on social media over an annual dog-eating festival in China has been growing every year - and this year it's trended across the world. Will the anger eventually end the practice of eating dog meat in China?
Australia Fury Over 'Sledgehammer Cattle Killings' in Vietnam
Offbeat  (tags: Animal rights, Cattle, Slaughtered, Vietnam, Australia )

Ray
- 738 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Animal rights activists say they have obtained video showing exported Australian cattle being killed with sledgehammers in Vietnam.
Animal Rights Activist Attacked Outside Palm Springs Restaurant
Offbeat  (tags: Thousand Palms, Calif, animal rights, protest, Foie Gras, ban lifted )

Stephen
- 804 days ago - kesq.com
Foie Gras is back on menus across California after a statewide ban was lifted in January. However, the French delicacy is still causing controversy. Over the weekend, a protest outside a Palm Springs restaurant turned violent.
Queen - Brian May Wins Award For Animal Rights Campaigning
Offbeat  (tags: Brian may, guitarist, award, animal rights, badgers, fox hunting, queen )

Scooby
- 913 days ago - hub.contactmusic.com
Queen rocker Brian May was honoured for his activism at an animal rights awards ceremony on Wednesday (26Nov14).
Rescued Baby Wombat Leah Joins Your Favorite Celebrities to Fight for Animals Everywhere!
Offbeat  (tags: orphaned wombat, rescued, cuteness, survivor, animal rights )

Simone
- 1010 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
When a passerby saw that a wombat in Victoria, Australia had been struck by a car, something told her to stop and make sure the animal wasn't carrying offspring. Sadly, the poor mother didn't survive, but sure enough, her tiny baby was still alive .
Permit to Hunt An Endangered Black Rhino Is Auctioned Off for $350,000
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Black Rhino's Killed, Auction to kill Endangered Rhinos, Animal Rights, Animal Cruelty, "An American will pay anything to kill t )

PrimaAWAY
- 1232 days ago - theverge.com
5,000 African black rhinos are now estimated to live in the wild, but that isn't stopping a Texas-based group from killing one of the endangered animals. the Dallas Safari Club auctioned off a permit to hunt a rhino in Namibia for a whopping $350,000
Eleven Arrested in Crackdown on Congo's Elephant Poachers -YES!!!
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, endangered, animal advocates, animal rights, habitat, killing, protection )

Julie
- 1261 days ago - ens-newswire.com
"The growing list of arrests is a testimony to the fact that our combined tactics are delivering results in the fight against elephant poaching in the region," said African Parks CEO Peter Fearnhead.
First-Ever Lawsuit Filed for Chimpanzee Seeking Legal Personhood - BRAVO!
Offbeat  (tags: chimpanzees, Nonhuman Rights Project, legal defense, animals, speak4voiceless, elephants, animal welfare, animal rights )

Julie
- 1269 days ago - earthintransition.org
"Our goal is to breach the legal wall that separates all humans from all nonhuman animals."
 

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