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Monarch Butterflies Plummet 90%
Offbeat  (tags: Sad news, Monarch Butterflies, declining, endangered )

Marie
- 5 days ago - m.news24.com
Monarch butterflies are dying off fast, with 90% gone in the last 20 years, and they urgently need endangered species protection, a coalition of environmental and health groups said Tuesday
Vaquita, the Mexican Porpoise, Nears Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Vaquita, sad news, Mexico, gulf coast, California, porpoise, endangered )

Marie
- 27 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
An international team of scientists says that the critically endangered vaquita, a species of porpoise (Phocoena sinus) found only in Mexico's Gulf of California, is fast approaching extinction and that all gillnet fishing in the animal's range.
Endangered Whale Shark Caught By Chinese Fishermen - Then Driven to Market
Offbeat  (tags: China, whale shark, endangered, market, fisherman )

Marie
- 28 days ago - independent.co.uk
This fisherman in China must have thought his luck was in when he pulled in his net on Friday to find a "giant fish" weighing two tonnes trapped inside.
Sharks Added to the Endangered Species List for the First Time Ever
Offbeat  (tags: Sharks, hammerhead sharks, endangered, marine life, sad news, species )

Marie
- 34 days ago - examiner.com
Thousands of years of existence have made the sharks one of the most successful animals on the planet, until now. Two species of hammerhead sharks were added to the The World Conservation Union's Red List as an endangered species earlier this month.
The Truth About Staffordshire Bull Terriers
Offbeat  (tags: staffies, are a loving and kind breed, a family dog, a friend for life, activists, child, children, family, media, murder, sadness, safety, police, law, dishonesty, dogs, animalwelfare, endangered, animalrights, protection, pets, rescued, sadness, su )

Kelly
- 35 days ago - globalanimal.org
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are often targeted as dangerous and are 'statistically' rated as one of the highest biters/attackers. But as you can see in the video above, Staffordshire Bull Terriers are a loving and kind breed, a family dog, and a friend
Raise Funding for Walking For Lions.
Offbeat  (tags: Sam Clark Photography, printed on Fine Art Photo Rag paper, 12x18 inches in size, costs $5 per entry, They need us now!, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, world, protection, nature, activists, safety, animalrights, animalwelfare, protectio )

Kelly
- 39 days ago - facebook.com
Sam Clark Photography will be holding a print raffle to raise funding for Walking For Lions. A best selling image, Lioness on branch, Serengeti, Tanzania will be raffled with 100% of proceeds going to WFL to help save our last wild lions.
Tender Moment a Sea Turtle 'Hugs' a Surfer to Say Thank You After Being Cut Free From Old Fishing Nets
Offbeat  (tags: Offbeat, sea turtle, hugs, kite surfer, endangered, freed, rescued, Puerto Rico )

Marie
- 44 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Puerto Rican kite surfer who saved a turtle from fishing nets was rewarded for his actions with a hug from the endangered sea creature.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED What Happens When A Rescued Elephant Finds Some Plastic Ribbon To Dance With?
Offbeat  (tags: This is JUST TO AWWWEDORABLE plastic rib, baby elephant Faa, ivory trade, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, world, wildlife, protection, politics, nature, forests, activists, violence, safety, family, protection, GoodNew )

Kelly
- 45 days ago - thedodo.com
The elephants at Chang Mai's Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary in Northern Thailand, know how to have a good time. They play with tires, they play with each other in the rain and they play with just about anything they can find ...
Haven to Save the Wildcat From Total Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Haven, Scotland, wild cat, save, extinction, habitat, endangered )

Marie
- 48 days ago - heraldscotland.com
A 250-square-mile haven has been established to save the Scottish wildcat from threatened extinction.
Cheetah Smuggling Driving Wild Population to Extinction, Report Says
Offbeat  (tags: cheetahs, endangered, smuggled, pets, middle east, sad news )

Marie
- 48 days ago - theguardian.com
Cheetahs are being sought after as status-symbol pets in the Middle East, fuelling the illegal trade in smuggling cubs from the wild. Fewer than 10,000 cheetahs remain in the wild.
Cat Gets Help For Sick Owner By Knocking On Neighbors' Window
Offbeat  (tags: , , tapping on a window, cats, endangered, GoodNews, protection, rescued, suffering, medicine, prevention, safety, women, europe, GoodNews, investigation, humans, habitat, unusual, pets, performance, photos )

Kelly
- 48 days ago - thedodo.com
Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes. And it just so happens, the hero in this story, Slinky Malinki, is the shape and size of a cat.~THIS IS BABY
Ontario Turtles Under Attack By Poachers and Illegal Wildlife Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Ontario, turtles, endangered, poachers, turtle soup, sad news )

Marie
- 50 days ago - m.thestar.com
Turtle populations, including endangered species, are facing greater risk from those who covet the animals as aquarium novelties or dinner delicacies.
Scalloped Hammer Sharks Listed as Endangered
Offbeat  (tags: scalloped hammer sharks, listed, endangered, honolulu, shark fin soup, sad news )

Marie
- 59 days ago - news24.com
Honolulu - The National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday classified as endangered and threatened four distinct populations of a shark species whose fins are favoured as an ingredient in shark fin soup.
Great Animal Rescue or Great Scam? A Complete Guide By Alison Hector ©
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, abused, abuse, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, endangered, dogs, cats, GoodNews, pets, protection, humans, environment, activists, news, usa, americans, education, healthcare, treatment, prevention, safety, medicine, Body-Mind )

Kelly
- 60 days ago - petadvocatesnetwork.org
THEY SOUND SO GOOD BUT WHOA IS THAT A VALID RESCUE GROUP? HOW TO EVALUATE ANIMAL RESCUES CREDIBILITY AND WORTHINESS *READ THIS TO MAKE SURE DONATIONS ARE NOT GOING TO A SCAM*
 

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