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VICTORY VICTORY Bahamas Dolphinarium Ordered To Release Dolphins
World  (tags: profits mainly from tourism, brought into the country illegally, local activist group reEarth, in favor of freeing the dolphins, ecosystems, endangered, oceans, nature, wildlife, world, healthconditions, water, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, endangered )

Kelly
- 38 days ago - care2.com
A court in the Caribbean island has ordered that an illegal dolphinarium shut down and is questioning whether any dolphins should be allowed into the Bahamas for any purpose beyond research.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED President of Vietnam, Sang: Please Ask Your Vietnamese Citizens to Stop Using R
World  (tags: Record numbers, reaching the tipping point, Vietnamese press has raised awareness, has no medicinale power, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, politics, nature, wildlife, world, protection, environment, forests, activists, crime, corruption, educati )

Kelly
- 54 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn. Those horns end up being sold illegally for their supposed medicinal properties and Vietnam is playing a major role in this.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Save the White Rhino By Getting It Back on CITES Appendix I.
World  (tags: no medicinal worth, horrific poaching and mutilation, CITES CoP9 in 1994, Southern White Rhino, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, world, government, politics, nature, activists, violence, sadness, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment )

Kelly
- 59 days ago - causes.com
Wild and Free SA appeals to His Royal Highness to use his considerable influence worldwide to oppose any proposal for rhino horn trade, no matter who suggests it, on the grounds that it is cruel and invasive to live animals; it has no medicinal worth
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Tell Holland America Cruise Lines to Stop Supporting the Grind Slaughter of Cetaceans in the Faroes!
World  (tags: slaughter, killed, killing, suffering, sadness, wildlife, protection, endangered, extinction, conservation, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, environment, whales, activists, violence, sadness, media, internet, government, conservation, ecosyste )

Kelly
- 62 days ago - change.org
The Faroe Islands are home to an extremely barbaric cetacean drive hunt, called the Grindadráp/Grind. During a Grind, hundreds of pilot whales and other cetaceans are driven into fjords, and pulled up onto kill beaches,
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Please Stop Purchasing Dolphins From Japan.
World  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, world, oceans, politics, nature, protection, environment, destruction, activists, corruption, crime, children, family, media, society, violence, sadness, world, government, suffering, slaughter, cruelty, ani )

Kelly
- 69 days ago - change.org
immediate action in this case to: 1) deny any export permit to facilitate the transport of these dolphins to China, Korea, Ukraine; 2) revoke any export permit if already issued, and; 3) initiate an investigation of those involved in the exports,
UN Body Calls Tasmania Forest U-Turn 'Exceptional' - Via The Guardian
World  (tags: World, Unesco site, World Heritage Site, Tasmania, Government, Habitat threat, Forests, Trees, Nature, Ethics )

Victoria
- 215 days ago - theguardian.com
Unesco experts say the Tasmanian Government's move to strip 74,000 hectares of World Heritage status so soon after it was added - in June 2103 - is unprecedented. Unesco's World Heritage committee will consider the amendment in June 2014.
SLIDESHOW: Amazon Warriors Turned Eco-Activists
World  (tags: endangered, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, forests, humans, nature, wildlife, Sustainabililty, protection, habitat, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, world, society, UnitedNations )

JL
- 226 days ago - support.edf.org
Find out how the Kayapo are protecting their home from deforestation--and what you can do to help.
Idle No More Movement Held Protests Across Canada and USA for Treaty Rights
World  (tags: Idle No More, Protest, conservation, climate, globalwarming, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, humans, habitat, animals, water, nature, activists, arts, rights, world, sadness, dishonesty, ethics, culture, abuse, society, humanrights, freedoms )

Roxy
- 340 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Idle No More organizers said more than 50 events were taking place in Canada, the U.S. and in other countries. One of the largest was at the B.C. legislature over proposed pipeline projects to which First Nations communities have been lining up in action
Image(s) of the Day - Spectacular Photographs
World  (tags: World, nature, land, ocean, pictures )

Kit
- 345 days ago - livescience.com
This spectacular image of a lightning strike at sunset was submitted by LiveScience reader Mike Kvackay. The photo was taken in Bozeman, Montana, while Kvackay was shooting a series of time-lapse images on a small pond. Some great pictures here.
U.S. Marines Plan to Destroy Another Island
World  (tags: crime, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, society, terrorism, violence, world, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, wildlife )

Kathy
- 385 days ago - ens-newswire.com
Another beautiful and valuable Pacific island has been selected by the U.S. Marines as a site for "live fire training." Pagan Island, a biological treasure house and ancient home to Chamorro people, sits 200 miles north of Saipan in the middle of the vol
15 Really Strange Beaches
World  (tags: world, nature, beauty, unique beaches, best, interesting )

Carrie
- 387 days ago - theworldgeography.com
There are beaches on Earth that look like they belong on another planet or almost feel like they are on another planet. These unique beaches are some of the best treats nature has to offer.
Killings of Brazil's Indigenous Indians Highlight Tensions of Land Disputes
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, Brazil, Big Ag, power struggle, businesss interests, government, world )

Cal
- 401 days ago - theguardian.com
Brazilian government accused of pandering to agro-business lobby rather than reallocating areas to indigenous peoples
Costa Rica Must Defend Its Citizens and Protected Lands, Says U.N. Expert
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, environment, ecosystems, endangered, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, trees, water, protection, nature, pollution, humans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES )

JL
- 403 days ago - ticotimes.net
U.N. expert John Knox said that "criminal threats strike at the heart" of Costa Rica's long history of civilian environmentalism.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Australia's Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, Australia, aborigines, government, world )

Cal
- 418 days ago - avaaz.org
The Australian Federal Government has released the 'Mineral and Energy Exploation Inquiry Productivity Commission Draft Report' which recommends that the The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (The ATSHIP Act) be repealed.
Brazilian Indians Block Railway Over Health Chaos
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, government, world )

Cal
- 429 days ago - survivalinternational.org
The Carajás railway threatens the health and livelihood of Earth's most threatened tribe.
 

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