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Tiger, Zebra and Snake Die in English Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: circus animals, sadness, tiger, snake, zebra, investigation, abuse, illness, risks, safety )

- 647 days ago -
Neeka the tiger was one of the big cats used by Tom Duffy's circus in Ireland. Photos of her performing in the big top were highlighted as part of CAPS' "Ring of Cruelty II" investigation into Irish circuses, carried out in 2012. In August 2013
Visit Jimmy Jones Photography and His Gallery of 832F Photos.
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, extinction, ethics, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, investigation, killing, killed, unusual, pictures, photos )

- 717 days ago -
The photographer Jimmy Jones has generously shared this photo of 832f with us and has a gallery of pictures of her that he took prior to her killing.
Horsemeat Found in Tinned Beef on Sale in Lincolnshire
Offbeat  (tags: horses, horsemeat, UK, canned meat, crime, investigation, horse slaughter, health and safety )

- 758 days ago -
Horsemeat has been found in tinned beef that has been on sale in discount stores in the UK, the Food Standards Agency said.
Re-Post : End Deforestation Of Wild Animal Habitat Please Sign!!
Offbeat  (tags: ecosystems, endangered, protection, wildlife, destruction, trees, endangered, wildlife, environment, ecosystems, money, investigation, off-beat )

- 766 days ago -
There are about 1,200 species of bamboo in the world and we think about a third of those may be threatened by the reduction of forest habitat within their ranges and threatening rare animals such as giant pandas and mountain gorillas that depend on
Ruffled Feathers: The Scraggly Life of Molting Birds
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, investigation, animals, protection, odd, interesting )

- 797 days ago -
I've noticed some scraggly looking birds the past few weeks. This time of year, many species go through a molt, which leaves them with a rough appearance. How embarrassing!
Monsanto: Stop Ignoring Roundup's Dangers
Offbeat  (tags: environment, investigation, study, climate change )

- 896 days ago -
Monsanto has lied over and over and said that the product is perfectly safe. Yet independent research has found the chemical is creating herbicide-resistant superweeds, making a species of butterfly extinct, and disrupting normal human body functions.
Video:We Tracked Down Our Biggest Troll...and Kind of Liked Him
Offbeat  (tags: internet, investigation, interesting, discovery, technology, safety, tech, world, off-beat, society, unusual, humans, ethics, culture )

- 918 days ago -
Ever wonder what an internet troll is like in person? We met one in his lair.
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 )

- 924 days ago -
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!
FBI Doesn't Think It Needs a Warrant to Read Citizens' Email
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, usa, rights, computers, investigation, police, protection )

- 933 days ago -
Americans may think their email is private, but federal investigators may not agree. Documents uncovered by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) suggest the FBI is using subpoenas, not warrants, to read email.
Puppy Survives Nearly A Month Locked In Impounded Car (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, 12-week-old, puppy, kia, survivor, animalcruelty, animalrights, investigation, video )

- 934 days ago -
According to KCTV, the 12-week-old puppy, who rescuers have name Kia, was discovered in a 1990 Chevrolet Suburban that was towed to a city lot on April 8. Because the vehicle was locked, authorities were not permitted to enter, the news source reports.
Victory! England and Wales Ban Wild-Animal Acts in Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, animaladvocates, animalrights, cruelty, GoodNews, investigation, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, wildlife, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, lies, business, money, safety, world, goodnews, interesting )

- 952 days ago -
Pressure has been mounting for the past few years for the government to make this historic move, particularly after animal rights advocates released an undercover video that showed a groom at Bobby Roberts Super Circus who kicked an Asian elephant
UT City Councilman Resigns After Shooting Neighbor's Chihuahua
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, crime, pets, humans, suffering, investigation, animalrights, dogs, animals, humans, news )

- 989 days ago -
A man who had served on the city council of tiny Tabiona, Utah, for about six years resigned May 17 after admitting to police that he shot his neighbor's teacup Chihuahua for barking, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.
Serial Tree Killer On The Loose In 5 Prefectures (Japan)
Offbeat  (tags: protection, crime, environment, tree killers, "goshinboku", sacred trees, shrines, investigation )

- 1064 days ago -
In each case, holes are drilled into the trunks at a depth of about 4cm and a tree killing chemical was injected. The chemical could then travel up the tree's xylem which act like veins and delivers the poison throughout the plant.
NASA to Cooperate in Va. Bird Study - UPI.Com
Offbeat  (tags: investigation, birds, study, interesting, news, unusual )

- 1266 days ago -
NASA says it is joining with The Nature Conservancy in a study of global rainfall and its effects on migratory bird habitats on the Eastern Shore of Virginia
Mysterious Object Fell From Sky
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, Connecticut, science, interesting, bizarre, mystery, investigation, object, ocean, green, glowing, alien, police, Litchfield )

- 1325 days ago -
Authorities in northwestern Connecticut say they didn't find anything after a state trooper and another person reported a large object falling out of the sky in Litchfield.

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