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On This Day 1986:Hundreds Gassed in Cameroon Lake Disaster
Offbeat  (tags: Lake disaster, tragedy, Cameroon )

Ray
- 309 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
At least 1,200 people are feared dead in Cameroon, West Africa, after a cloud of lethal gas escaped from a volcanic lake.
RIP Walter Eagle Tail
Offbeat  (tags: Walter Eagle Tail, hot dog eating contest, 4th of July, South Dakota, tragedy )

Nancy
- 712 days ago - news.msn.com
A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in western South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death.
Prairie Dogs--A Keystone Species Hunted Brutally for Sport
Offbeat  (tags: prairie dogs maglined, slaughtered, endangered, tragedy )

Simone
- 933 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
The other day I was reading up on passenger pigeons and the 19th-century slaughter that rushed a population of billions of birds into extinction over a matter of decades. It reminded me that the same sort of mindless killing happens in the United States
Trouble and Stripes: Why Tigers Could Soon Become Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, humans, greed money, destruction tigers disappearing, australian zoos, controversy, captive breeding )

Simone
- 939 days ago - news.com.au
TIGERS are on the way out. Their roar may soon be no more. You can dress it up all you like, but that's the likelihood in a world of ever-shrinking habitat and poachers who just can't be stopped.
The Story That Brings Forth Your Light ACTION
Offbeat  (tags: teleseminar, Luisah Teish, stories, tragedy, life, story telling, empowerment, art )

Nancy
- 1060 days ago - theshiftnetwork.com
A free teleseminar event. Learning the skills of the storyteller helps you to create new guiding myths for your life. It helps you understand how to change the narration - and the destination - of your life path.
Rebounding From Adversity: 7 Cities That Have Survived Tragedy | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: cities, tragedy, survived, humans, earthquakes, terroism, violence, interesting )

Tamara
- 1163 days ago - mnn.com
Whether at the hands of Mother Nature, terrorism, or a lone gunman, these cities prove the resilience of the human spirit when faced with disaster.
What Happened to the Egyptian Cat Goddess: How a Sacred Ritual Turned Into a Massacre
Offbeat  (tags: history, worshipping, cats, sacrifriced, tragedy, eqyptian cat goddess )

Simone
- 1621 days ago - all-creatures.org
Ancient Egypt was, to the best of our knowledge, where cats first became household pets. It began when cats made themselves welcome by keeping the storehouses of grain free from rodents. Soon after that, they just moved - as cats have a way of doing.
My "Wallace Hartley" Song- The Violin Player On the Titanic   video
Offbeat  (tags: Titanic, Wallace Hartley, song, music, singing, tragedy, violin, sinking, interesting, off-beat, performance, photos, pictures )

Lindsey
- 1626 days ago - youtube.com
This April will be the 100th Anniversary of the tragic sinking of the Titanic. I thought I would share a song I wrote about the violin player because he was a hero in my eyes. Please leave comments on youtube if you can.(Be nice please) Hope you like it
Beam of Light Halos Fallen Soldier's Pup (NOT Photoshopped!)
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, beam of light halo, fallen soldier, adopted pup, grief )

Simone
- 1669 days ago - globalanimal.org
In this incredible story, a guardian's connection with his pet seems to go deeper then we think, and makes us question life after death. Hero was rescued by Justin Rollin in Iraq, and only one day after he found her, he was killed.
Nellie Laid Down Her Life Over Her Frank "Ashes Mugging OAP Dies"
Offbeat  (tags: humans, love, respect, devotion, tragedy, death )

Frank
- 1669 days ago - thesun.co.uk
Talk about true love, and being sentimental. This lady had such a beautiful heart full of love for her husband, that she even defended his ashes with her very life! If only more human beings could share this kind of true love and respect for each other.
Tigers - Photo Gallery - Steve Winter Photography
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, photographs, tragedy, habitat, disappearing, beauty, spellbounding beauty, photographs )

Simone
- 1680 days ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
Tigers, magnificent, awesome but disappearing before our eyes. Photos of them by Steve Winter.
Leopards Roam Streets, Terrorize Locals in Mumbai
Offbeat  (tags: humans, invasions, leopards homes, conflicts, tragedy, leopards killed )

Simone
- 1732 days ago - foxnews.com
The residents of Mumbai's burgeoning slums were being warned Monday about the growing danger from leopards roaming their streets.But wildlife experts maintain the problem lies with man, not nature.
Wolf Hunts Morally Corrupt
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, massacred, humans, coward humans, morally corrupt, tragedy, lacking morals, wolves, maglined )

Simone
- 1759 days ago - newwest.net
The resumption of wolf hunts in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming illustrates why citizens must continue to oppose such unnecessary and senseless slaughters.
Prominent Wildlife Activist Tragically Murdered in India
Offbeat  (tags: tiger environmentalist, tragedy, crime, murdered, shehla masood, memoriam )

Simone
- 1773 days ago - bushwarriors.wordpress.com
Prominent wildlife and anti-corruption activist, Shehla Masood, was murdered in cold blood today, just outside her home in Bhopal, India.
Dog Survives Crash, Returns A Year Later
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, fatal car accident, grief, surviving dog, beloved dog caesar, returns, home )

Simone
- 1778 days ago - globalanimal.org
A year after a car crash that tragically killed a father and daughter, the surviving Benson family has finally been given some good news with the return of their beloved dog, Caesar.
 

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