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VIDEO: Rescued Lab Chimps Step Outside for the Very First Time
Offbeat  (tags: laboratories, chimpanzees, Animal Cruelty, rescued, freedoms, better life, safety )

Kalliope
- 3 hours ago - ladyfreethinker.org
This heartwarming video from Project Chimps shows once-captive chimpanzees going outside for the first time in their lives. The chimps were rescued from labs, where they were used for cruel medical experiments.
Best And Worst States For Animal Protection Laws, 2017 Report Released
Offbeat  (tags: animal protection laws, improvements, stiffer penalties, animals, humans, safety )

Lone
- 1 day ago - aldf.org
More than half of all states significantly improved their animal protection laws in the last five years. Improvements come in many forms including stiffer penalties for offenders, stronger standards of care for animals,
It's Not Just Human Bloodshed: War Is Killing Our Wildlife, Too
Offbeat  (tags: war, animal killings, wildlife loss, sufferings, Habitat Destruction, ecosystems, living conditions, safety, risks, effects, food, destruction )

Kalliope
- 2 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
The effects of war on human populations are generally well documented. With some exceptions, the harm done to animals and ecosystems is considered only as an afterthought (if at all). But this week, in a letter in science journal Nature, researchers...
VIDEO: Vet Stays in Freezing Doghouse to Show Exactly Why Your Pet Belongs Indoors
Offbeat  (tags: Veternarian, experiment, doghouse, freezing temperatures, proper animal care, safety, animal rights, animal welfare laws )

Kalliope
- 3 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
To demonstrate the dangers of leaving a pet outside in the cold for too long, veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward filmed himself spending a freezing night in a doghouse during winter. He resolved to stay in there as long as he could "stand it."
Two Frozen Puppies Abandoned Inside A Box Get Help Just In Time
Offbeat  (tags: abandoned dogs, puppy rescued, cold weather, last minute, good people, ethics and morality, recovery, protection, safety, adoptions )

Kalliope
- 9 days ago - thedodo.com
A man was passing an empty lot in his neighborhood when he noticed an open box that hadn't been there before. For some reason, he felt compelled to walk over and look inside -- and he was shocked to find two little puppies, unconscious and essentially...
VIDEO: Rescued Horse Sees Snow for First Time Ever, Acts Just Like Puppy
Offbeat  (tags: rescued animals, Horse welfare, snow falls, enjoyment, freedom, safety, good times )

Kalliope
- 11 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Bella the rescue horse was thrilled when she encountered snow for the first time! The steed, originally from Florida, had never been in this sort of weather until her relocation to Michigan. During the first snowfall of the season, she discovered that...
Ottawa Driver Stopped for Driving Half the Speed Limit
Offbeat  (tags: ottawa, driver, stopped, driving too slow, canada, highways, bizarre, humans, safety, society, world )

Lone
- 14 days ago - thedrive.com
The driver was going less than 25 miles per hour on one of Canada's busiest highways.
San Francisco Sours on Rampant Delivery Robots: 'Not Every Innovation Is Great'
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, interesting, off-beat, protection, safety, society, robots )

Kathy
- 39 days ago - theguardian.com
In something of a reversal for San Francisco, a city that has served as a petri dish for disruptive innovations in recent years, lawmakers this week passed strict regulations to reduce the number of delivery robots that technology startups have introduced
VIDEO: Cat Clings for Life On Steep Cliff Until Brave Rescuers Arrive
Offbeat  (tags: cat rescued, Animal welfare act, compassionate people, animal lovers, prevention, protection, safety )

Kalliope
- 40 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Meet Zion, a Los Angeles cat who became trapped on a 100-foot cliff that disabled him from both reaching the ground and climbing further up. Neighbors noticed the stranded feline and called rescue workers, who rushed to Zion's aid.
Police Warn, If You See a âEUR~ChildâEUR(TM) Sitting in the Road While Driving, Keep Your Doors Locked
Offbeat  (tags: woman, dolls, children, road, bizarre, children, crime, humans, odd, protection, society, safety )

Lone
- 61 days ago - shareably.net
The woman stopped immediately and tried to take a closer look at what she thought was a little child, but luckily she decided to stay in her car. When she stopped, the woman saw two men coming closer to her vehicle
Bipartisan Group of Former FERC Commissioners Rejects Energy SecretaryâEUR(TM)s Bid to Help Coal Plants By Steven Mufson October 19
Offbeat  (tags: environment, business, protection, safety, society, government, health )

Ruth
- 63 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"Eight former members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission âEUR" including five former chairmen âEUR" have filed a letter with the commission opposing PerryâEUR(TM)s proposal that would give coal and nuclear plants credit for resilience so that they..."
This Hotel Has Gone to the Cats | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, cats, protection, safety )

Irene
- 65 days ago - mnn.com
Matilda III was the most famous of all the Algonquin's feline ambassadors.
Wisdom Of The Animals....An Article About Becoming The Change 10/24/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Steve Karlin, Wildlife, Wildlife Educator, Wisdom, Animals, Forest, California, Northern California, culture, environment, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, safety, unusual, usa, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 88 days ago - dailygood.org
The article is based on a conversation with Wildlife Educator Steve Karlin. In 1980, Steve Karlin, a former National Parks Service ranger, founded Wildlife Associates, dedicated to educating people about animals and the environment.
 

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