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The 7th Billion Human on Earth--Breeding Ourselves to Death
Offbeat  (tags: environment, population, greed, ignorance, humans, ethics )

Marty
- 430 days ago - beforeitsnews.com
In October of 2011, the 7th billion human being will land on this planet. From that threshold, humans will continue multiplying by 1.0 billion every 13 years to reach more than 10 billion within 39 years at the mid century. The ramifications stagger
We Are Breeding Ourselves to Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: environment, population, greed, ignorance, humans, ethics )

Marty
- 430 days ago - commondreams.org
All measures to thwart the degradation and destruction of our ecosystem will be useless if we do not cut population growth. By 2050, if we continue to reproduce at the current rate, the planet will have between 8 billion and 10 billion people, according
ACTION NEEDED Maasai Banned From Their Land in Favour of An Arabian Hunting Company
Offbeat  (tags: Maasai, tribal lands, greed, SIGN THE PETITION, without consent, moved from the Serengeti )

Kelly
- 473 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Maasai locked out of Loliondo, written by Ian Michler - OUR THANKS TO AFRICA GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE FOR PERMISSION TO REPRODUCE THIS ARTICLE.
Farmers Have Field Day Hosting 'Sleep With the Lions' for Tourists
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, farmers, money, asiastic lions, wild animals, greed )

Simone
- 1351 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
: Some tourists who did the Asiatic lion tour in Diwali took the Big B line - "Agar aap sher dil hai to rahiye sheron ke sath" - in the Gujarat tourism ad campaign, 'Khushboo Gujarat Ki,' very seriously. These bravehearts who ventured into the heavily-
Our Disposable, Instant Gratification Society -What Is the Toll on Dogs?
Offbeat  (tags: society, greed, humans, animals, homeless, animal victims, dogs, forgotten )

Simone
- 1353 days ago - examiner.com
In the not so distant past, people worked for the things that they bought. They saved, purchased what they needed and then held onto that item for a considerable length of time. Today, our society has evolved into an instant gratification, everything
Sign Our Letter to The Bristol Bay Times. TAKE ACTION !!
Offbeat  (tags: mining, protection, government, greed, environment, conservation, destruction )

Borg
- 1436 days ago - capwiz.com
it's time to amplify our impact with a public display of opposition to hard-rock mining, epitomized by the mammoth Pebble Mine project. We can't allow the bountiful balance of salmon-stocked streams to be upset by deadly toxins from gold mining.
MARTHA STEWARD TEAMS UP WITH PET SMART/PET-CO
Offbeat  (tags: animals, ethics, women, off-beat, greed, design )

Dianne Ly
- 1455 days ago - my.care2.com
What a combo-Martha Steward teams up with Pet-co/Pet Smart to make a line of pet products.What a team ,a convict and animal abusers,teaming up to decide what they think pets need.
Al Gore's New $9 Million Mansion
Offbeat  (tags: Hypocracy, Greed, Look who's talking )

Ben
- 1504 days ago - newsbusters.org
AL GORE: Every penny that I have made, I have put right into a non-profit deal, Alliance For Climate Protection, to spread awareness of why we have to take on this challenge. And Congresswomen, if your, if, if you believe that the reason I have been...
Update: Is The Tennessee Horse Slaughter Bill Much Ado About Nothing?
Offbeat  (tags: controvery, missouri horse slaughter bill, no horse welfare, profit, greed, humans )

Simone
- 1573 days ago - examiner.com
Many horse-owner's in particular feel that what needs to be addressed now are breeding issues leading to overpopulation, law changes encouraging responsible horse ownership practices with stricter penalties for those that mistreat, abuse, neglect,
'Darth Vader' of Dolphin Trade Plans to Release His Remaining Animals
Offbeat  (tags: darth vader, controversial, dolphin trader, greed, money, captive wild dolphins, release, freedom )

Simone
- 1582 days ago - nationalpost.com
Chris Porter, a controversial dolphin trader with a lucrative business of capturing the animals in the Solomon Islands and selling them to aquariums, says he has had a change of heart and is planning to release his last 17 bottlenose dolphins. Mr. Porter
Bugger the Poor Horse, It's Just Wealth Before Welfare
Offbeat  (tags: australian racing industry, racehorses, jockeys, whipped, beaten, no horse welfare, greed )

Simone
- 1595 days ago - animalsaustralia.org
TODAY will mark another day when the dysfunctional Australian racing industry once more delays the inevitable. The Australian Racing Board is expected to allow horses to be beaten willy-nilly in the final 100 metres of any race, every race throughout
Debate Over Wild Mustangs Gets Emotional
Offbeat  (tags: wild horses, freedom lost, humans, BLM, greed, public lands, destroyed, roundup, captvity, tragedy, emotional )

Simone
- 1603 days ago - scrippsnews.com
Guapo's freedom ended one chilly morning on the grounds of a prison yard surrounded by snow-capped mountains and shrubby plateaus. The shaggy, sleepy-eyed mustang was loping freely through the mountains of southern Nevada only a few months ago. But he
Not All the Pretty Horses Come Home
Offbeat  (tags: maine farm, brand hemphill, kill buyer, transports horses to slaughter, cruelty, greed )

Simone
- 1603 days ago - boston.com
Spread over a couple of hundred acres here, a bucolic mix of pasture and woodland forms a picturesque home for a century-old family business that provides horses and saddlery to families, summer camps, and riding schools. But proprietor Brenda Hemphill,
I Thought Ivory Was Taboo
Offbeat  (tags: ivory, banned, blood money, greed, taboo, elephants slaughtered )

Simone
- 1611 days ago - advocacy.britannica.com
A global ban on international ivory trade was agreed. Commercialization slowed. Prices dropped. Elephant populations stabilized. And it became taboo -- unthinkable -- to purchase ivory. If you did, you were part of the problem. But ivory is money (blood
Holding Dogs for Ransom
Offbeat  (tags: dog theft, stolen dogs, greed, money, ransom, cruelty )

Simone
- 1622 days ago - animals.change.org
Sometimes a dog goes missing and a well-meaning person takes the "stray" into her home, assuming no one is looking for him. But in other cases, the disappearance of dogs isn't so innocent.
 

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