START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Ben's News

Celebrate Decision That Grants Orangutan Human Rights
Animals  (tags: animal sanctuary, animal rights, orangutan, good news, petition )

Scooby
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
A 20-year-old orangutan has been granted some basic human rights thanks to a lawsuit filed by an animal rights group. The orangutan will now be sent to an animal sanctuary where she will live the rest of her life in relative peace.
Applaud Arrest of Ivory Smuggling Kingpin
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory, arrest, smugglers, kingpin, petition )

Scooby
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
The illegal wildlife trade has made billions of dollars by killing thousands of endangered animals. The ivory trade, which has resulted in the death of elephants and rhinos, has been fought by game rangers and international bodies.
Stop Illegal Tiger Trade
Animals  (tags: illegal, tiger, trade, tiger skins, animal welfare, petition, wildlife )

Scooby
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
Wild tiger populations are plummeting despite conservation efforts as illegal trade in bones, skins, and other body parts continues. Mong La, known as the Las Vegas of Myanmar, allows the illegal trade to continue because it exists outside of government
Applaud Ban on Cruel Elephant Bullhooks
Animals  (tags: )

Lidia
- 19 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Oakland's City Council just voted to ban the use of bullhooks on elephants in circuses in the city. Bullhooks are large batons with a sharp metal hook at the end, and are commonly used to jab and hit elephants as a part of their training for appearing in
Plegde Not to Buy a Ticket to a Dolphin Show - PETITION
Animals  (tags: dolphins, Dolphin slaughter, dolphins in captivity, Ric O'Barry, japan, japanese dolphin slaughter )

Milca
- 19 hours ago - dolphinproject.net
Plz answer to Ric O'Barry's call to help our dolphin friends from slavery... Ric is non-stop fighting to help them... He needs our support. Thank you.
Stop Rhino Horn Trafficking
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, conservation, crime, cruelty, endangered, environment, extinction, ethics, habitat, protection, wildlife, rhino horns, suffering )

Lidia
- 29 minutes ago - animalpetitions.org
There are only about 30,000 rhinos left in the world due to poachers killing them for their horns, which are sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars each. Many of these horns are hacked off of a rhino while it is still alive. It's then left to suffer an
Reverse Course on Police Militarization or Reap the Whirlwind
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, militarization of police, peace enforcers, law enforcement officers, retraining police )

Dandelion
- 18 hours ago - nationofchange.org
A wholesale reversal of course away from police militarization to a retraining of police so they see their role as being peace officers, not law-enforcement officers. Police should not be armed troops who come in to act as an occupying army.
Save Bald Eagle Habitat From Destruction PETITION
Environment  (tags: habitat, protection, wildlife, bald eagles )

Anna
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect Fones Cliff, a nationally important habitat for bald eagles, from being destroyed by real estate development
Please Request the National Academy of Sciences Conduct a Review of Wildlife Brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone Area
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 1 day ago - change.org
Protect our wild bison and elk from politics and special interest slaughter. Please request scientific wildlife management for these irreplaceable populations.
Say Thanks! NYS Budget Includes Incentives for Saving Grassland Birds PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, grassland birds )

Anna
- 1 day ago - secure.audubon.org
Many of New York's fastest-declining grassland and shrubland bird species are overwhelmingly dependent on private lands. However, increasing property taxes and lack of landowner resources are threatening the future of these unique habitats
 
 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more
Ben Oscarsito

Ben O.
Ben's contributions:
Stories noted recently:
Stories submitted:
Ben's contributions
Stories submitted: 1462
Front Page stories: 855
Noted in Past Week: 154
Analyst Ratio* : 29%
* Analyst Ratio is based on success in Note-ing news stories in the past week that make the Front Page, before they are promoted to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!