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Chile Amends Law, Declares It's Open Season on Feral Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, killing, Chile )

- 1482 days ago -
Russia isn't the only place that's trying to handle the problem of stray dogs by killing as many as they can. This month, the government of Chile outraged animal rights activists when it amended the Ley de Caza (hunting law) to include feral dogs
Success in Chile: WSPA Supporters Help Save 300 Sea Lions
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- 2098 days ago -
WSPA, along with local partner Ecoceanos, are celebrating a success in our SOS Sea Lions Chile campaign, with 300 sea lions saved from needless slaughter. Over 100,000 supporters around the world took action to tell President Piñera of Chile
Courthouse Dogs Go South -- The Bark
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- 2661 days ago -
''We need dogs like these in Chile,'' said Seattle Police Department videographer Cesar Hidago-Landeros. It was 2007, and Cesar and I were in the middle of editing a training video about courthouse dogs, professionally trained canines who provide crime...
Trapped Chilean Miners Get Survival Tips From NASA
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- 2739 days ago -
Facing one of the most complex rescue operations ever attempted, Chile is looking to space and the ocean depths for survival tips to help 33 miners endure months underground awaiting rescue.
Help for Chilean Monkey Sanctuary!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, monkey sanctuary, Chile, earthquake, donations, RSPCA, protection )

- 2891 days ago -
In the early hours of Saturday, 27 February an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.8 hit Chile. The main quake caused severe damage to the sanctuary called 'Centro de Rescate de Primates' near Santiago, but the proceeding 200 aftershocks very nearly ruined
Chilean Animals Need Help Too
Offbeat  (tags: earthquake, chile, humans, suffering, chilean animals, help needed, donations, food )

- 2909 days ago -
But there are other victims of the quake that are not necessarily visible: the animals of Chile. Large and small, pets and non-pets, circus animals and zoo animals -- these creatures need our help, too. Ecopolis, a local animal welfare and animal
Sichuan, Haiti, and Chile Earthquakes: The Mysterious Connection?
Offbeat  (tags: earthquake, haiti, chile, chile earthquake, haiti earthquake, sichuan earthquake, world, sichuan, disaster, connection, mysterious )

- 2913 days ago -
There is something strange about the dates of three major earthquakes that have occurred in the past year.
Please Let Us Helip Chile Victims With Butterfly Credits
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- 2919 days ago -
On Saturday Feb 27, 2010, the S. American nation of Chile was devestated by a severe magnitude 8.8 earthquake. It was bigger than the Haiti earthquake and this one has been ranked as the fifth largest earthquake recorded since 1900.
Pamela Anderson Urges Chile to Ban Circuses That Use Animals
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- 2973 days ago -
Pamela Anderson's got to have more frequent flyer miles than George Clooney's character in Up in the Air. And wherever she goes, she makes sure the people and the media talk about her efforts to help animals. The latest destination of PETA's jet-setting
Offbeat  (tags: animal activists, chile, animal rights, walk, santiago )

- 3055 days ago -
People of all ages and backgrounds gathered in Santiago's Plaza Italia on Sunday to celebrate a newly passed bill, the "Protección Animal de Chile." In a carnival atmosphere many brought their children and pets along for the afternoon. The message was
World's Hottest Chile Pepper Discovered
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- 3772 days ago -
Researchers recently discovered world's hottest chile pepper. Bhut Jolokia, a variety of chile pepper originating in Assam, India, has earned Guiness World Records' recognition as world's hottest chile pepper by blasting past previous champ, Red Savina.

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