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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
Hillside Responds to Terrible Events at 'Rainbow Ark
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- 668 days ago -
Helpers at the sanctuary have already asked if we will take the animals, which include, horses, donkeys, pigs, sheep, goats and many smaller animals. We want to assure everybody that, although this has only just happened, we immediately offered to take
Video:Jackie Evancho -To Believe
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- 721 days ago -
A talented young lady with a song that expresses what faith should mean.
Re-Post : End Donkey Basketball & Close Company Website's Please Sign!
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- 762 days ago -
Donkeys are deprived of food and water for hours before the game so that they don't foul on the court, and the animals often become confused by the noise and chaos and can be kicked and dragged along. They can also have to carry overweight riders,
10 Signs Your Kitty Actually Loves You
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, animals, treatment, safety, risks, science, healthcare, health, family, Body-Mind-Spirit, cats, pets )

- 854 days ago -
Ever wondered if your kitty really loves you? From finicky to feisty, our feline friends aren't always the easiest to read. Unlike dogs who make their affection for us loud and clear, cats have far less obvious ways of communicating how they feel.
Should Dolphin-Assisted Childbirth Be Legal?
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- 907 days ago -
A North Carolina couple's decision to fly to Hawaii so they can experience a "dolphin-assisted birth" has made worldwide headlines and earned them almost universal scorn by scientists, the press, and the public. It's a bad idea for the dolphins, most peop
Bangladesh: Tragedy Shows Urgency of Worker Protections
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- 948 days ago -
"Given the long record of worker deaths in factories, this tragedy was sadly predictable," said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. "The government, local factory owners, and the international garment industry pay workers among the world's l
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- 948 days ago -
WE HELPED TO MAKE THIS A REAL. The petition is still open if you would like to sign it or share it. SEE THE PETITION SITE FOR THE FULL WONDERFUL UPDATE
ACTION NEEDED Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal
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- 965 days ago -
Yet India is heading towards social and ecological collapse unless it stops burning coal and clearing its natural ecosystems, especially important old-growth forest remnants.
Video:A Place at the Table Opens in Theaters March 1
Offbeat  (tags: food, risks, safety, children, diet, prevention, protection, nutrition, warning, performance, culture )

- 1001 days ago -
This week hunger and poverty take the national spotlight with the release of A Place at the Table, a new documentary film from Participant Media, producers of other award-winning films like Food, Inc. and Waiting for "Superman."
Video: Jon Stewart Eviscerates Republicans' Logic During Gun Violence Hearings
Offbeat  (tags: safety, risks, research, protection, society, study, prevention, health, constitution, americans, usa, performance, humor, news )

- 1029 days ago -
Stewart revisits Wednesday's four-hour carnival of conservative contradictions.
Video:There Might Be Starving People In Africa, But What About The Cold People In Europe?
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, politics, world, usa, society, Refugees&Relief, food, death, diet, nutrition, safety, science, risks, study, prevention, protection, unusual, arts, performance, interesting, off-beat, children, cultur )

- 1088 days ago -
You've probably seen those commercials on TV around the holidays that ask for donations to developing nations-- they inundate you with sad, starving children in hopeless conditions. This video turns that angle of charity guilt-sploitation on its head & m
End Child Slavery Now
Offbeat  (tags: business, consumers, dishonesty, cover-up, humans, lies, law, marketing, money, children, death, disease, drugs, health, illness, prevention, protection, risks, safety, children, crime, business )

- 1167 days ago -
Every child deserves to grow up in a safe environment. Sadly, 126 million children work in dirty, dangerous and degrading jobs, including 1.2 million children who are trafficked worldwide.
Escaped Flamingo Avoids Capture, Outwits Zealous Zoo Workers
Offbeat  (tags: protection, wildlife, flamingo, Asahiyama Zoo, Hokkaido, Japan, escaped, risks, fear, concern, lake )

- 1191 days ago -
Staff in charge of animal breeding at the Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, are having many sleepless nights this summer due to concern for a greater flamingo that escaped from the zoo on July 18.
PLEASE READ 11 Most Polluted Bodies of Water in the World PLEASE READ
Offbeat  (tags: dangerous, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, nature, children, exercise, family, environment, protection, safety, risks )

- 1236 days ago -
Attention swimmers: beware the dangers lurking below the surface of these hazardous waters.

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