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Call for Awarding the Nobel Prize to Naoto Matsumura for His Efforts to Save Animals in Fukushima | PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Japan, Fukushima, Naoto Matsumura, Nobel Prize, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, ethics, society, humans, animalwelfare, conservation, dogs, cats, habitat, protection, wildlife, world, PETITION )

- 189 days ago -
This petition is created to honor rice farmer Naoto Matsumura with the Nobel Prize for his efforts to save animals in Tomioka, Japan. Mr. Matsumura is THE GUARDIAN OF FUKUSHIMA'S ANIMALS - the last man who feed and cares for animals in the "No-Go" zone.
Falls as Ivory Dealer World
World  (tags: animals, corruption, crime, environment, GoodNews, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, crime, africa, asia, corruption, crime, china, news )

- 378 days ago -
Falls as ivory dealer in the world, Chinese citizen Yang Feng Glan, just finished behind bars in Tanzania
Japanese Fishermen Vow 'to Never Stop' Hunting Dolphins
World  (tags: Animals, Japan )

- 487 days ago -
Yoshifumi Kai, for a fishermen's cooperative told reporters that, "We will never stop it" and that they will continue hunting despite calls from animal protection groups. They claim they haven't broken any rules and vow to pass their hunting skills down.
Japan to Resume Whale Hunt in Antarctic This Year
World  (tags: Animals, Ecology, Japan )

- 488 days ago -
Tokyo is to resume whale hunting in the Southern Ocean this year, despite disapproval by the International Whaling Commission. It's chief whaling negotiator says world debate on whether Japan should be killing whales has gone from science to politics.
World  (tags: Good News, THE RAT IS SAFE, Florian Mehnert, art project, ethics, europe, news, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, humans, pets, protection, law, society, world, GoodNews )

- 582 days ago -
Florian Mehnert completed the project and reveals that he did not intend to kill the rat. If use of drones in ethical, we can argue now. What matters is that whether or not we ever achieve "world peace", every life saved, including THE RAT, is a victory.
Most Vacations Are Awesome, But You'Ll Love What Makes These 15 Places Special ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
World  (tags: travel, vacations, world, animals, humans, eco-friendly, health, healthy, interesting, society, garden, protection, environment )

- 587 days ago -
There are a lot of factors to consider when planning a trip abroad: hotel quality, airfare selection, and whether or not you'll be surrounded by adorable animals. OK, the last one might not be the highest priority for every vacationer, but maybe it should
World  (tags: SAVE RAT, violence, europe, crime, ethics, freedoms, media, society, news, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, law, protection, sadness, suffering, arts, culture, law, murder, world )

- 588 days ago -
The "artist" F. Mehnert has launched cruel experiment that will give web users the power to shoot a rat with a click of their keyboard. He wants to show that people can kill using the internet. Why one rat has to die for miserable "art" project?
Demand Justice for the Murder of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Conservationist Jairo Mora
World  (tags: justice for activist, humans, animals, turtles, violence, politics, crime, death )

- 599 days ago -
Sign our petition calling on the Costa Rican government to bring justice for Jairo Mora and convict those responsible for this reprehensible crime. Failure to do so could have serious consequences for conservation and ecotourism in the region.
What You Changed in 2014. Change.Org
World  (tags: human rights, petitions, animals, justice, good news )

- 623 days ago -
At the heart of every social movement is a call for change. On, more people are taking action now than ever before. In 2014 more than 5,000 petitions became victories, nearly one victory every hour.
The Worst Zoos on the Planet - the List Is Out
World  (tags: zoos, death, starvation, mistreatment, animals, animal rights and welfare )

- 645 days ago -
Zoos are controversial institutions -- they are supposed to be places of animal education and conservation, joyful places where you can take the kids for a worry-free day of fun. But all too often zoos around the world mistreat, even murder, the animals in
World  (tags: Iran, freedoms, crime, death, government, society, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, dogs, ethics, killing, law, pets, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, humanrights, violence, world, PETITIONS )

- 711 days ago -
Iranian government on-going actions of butchering dogs are no longer a secret and people worldwide are horrified at the cruelty being perpetrated against companion animals and the Iranian people who defend them. Speak up for the voiceless beings!
Even Tne Animals Didn't Escape Israel's Brutality
World  (tags: Animals, monkeys, lions, Israel, Gaza, brutality, pelican, duck, crocodile, stork, goose, gazelle, baboon, birds, zoo )

- 797 days ago -
The lions sit dazed in the shade of their damaged pen, while nearby the decayed carcasses of two vervet monkeys lie contorted on the grass of a Gaza zoo.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Councillor Hazel Noonan: This Is How Galati, Romania Treats Dogs - Coventry's Twin Town.
World  (tags: Romania, Public Shelters must provide food, water, medical treatment, they must open to the public, they must allow adoptions, This is not happening, world, sadness, activists, corruption, violence, murder, media, internet, animals, killed, killing, cru )

- 839 days ago -
The Mayor of Galati in Romania, twin town to Coventry in the UK has announced that all 1,000 plus dogs in the Public Shelter will be killed within 14 days. This reverses previous statements that the shelter would be a "no-kill" shelter.
Amazon Japan Doubles Its Goat Force
World  (tags: Japan, animals, humans, weed eating, lawn mowing, society, interesting, news, world )

- 853 days ago -
The goats' presence is meant to soothe workers's spirits. During breaks, employees can visit the goats and "be healed if you look at the sight of adult goats and kids weeding together" -- and who wouldn't?
This Week in Pictures
World  (tags: politics, humanrights, photos, blackbirds, Syria, Ukraine, Thailand, Yemeni, weather, world, animals, climate-change )

- 876 days ago -
Caps off for cadets, a spelling bee stumps, Ukraine elects a candy man, baby birds beckon, canoes paddle down the highway, and more.

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