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Rangila, the Rescued Dancing Bear From Nepal, Will Finally Be Freed
Animals  (tags: rangila, rescued, dancing bear, nepal, freed, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animals, endangered, environment, humans, protection, wildlife )

- 5 hours ago -
"It is a huge relief to know that Rangila will now live the life he deserves, free from harm and with all of the proper care he needs."
HYPOCRITE - Despicable Display of Hypocracy From ~ YOU KNOW WHO *
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, dishonesty )

- 5 hours ago -
Sen. Sanders: 'Hypocrite' Trump rants against undocumented immigrants, but hires them at his properties
Study Suggests Dolphins and Some Whales Grieve Their Dead
Animals  (tags: dolphins, whales, grieving their dead, cetaceans, dead, grief, social animalanimalwelfare, animals, protection, wildlife )

- 5 hours ago -
An analysis of 78 instances of cetaceans paying attention to their dead suggests grief may be part of being a highly social animal
Bill That Would Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing Clears the Senate
Animals  (tags: bill, banning cosmetic animal testing, senate, Bill S-214, Cruelty-free cosmetics act, parliament members, senators, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, protection, society )

- 5 hours ago -
The vote on Bill S-214, The Cruelty-free Cosmetics Act, came late Tuesday night, just hours after members of Parliament from all parties joined together to call on senators to stop playing games with three animal protection bills
New York Passes Ban on Deceptive Pet Leasing Schemes
Animals  (tags: New York, ban, pet leasing schemes, puppies, pet stores, puppy mills, lending companies, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, dogs, humans, protection, society, law, pets )

- 5 hours ago -
Puppies sold in pet stores and onlineâEUR"most of whom are sourced from puppy millsâEUR" are often accompanied by soaring sticker prices. To make the puppies appear more affordable, pet sellers partner with private lending companies
A Huge Shift in Animal Behaviour Is Happening, And ItâEUR(TM)s Our Fault
Animals  (tags: animal behavior, research, animals, night, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, habitat, humans )

- 5 hours ago -
Overall, the research showed animals were 1.36 times more likely to be busier at night if they came into regular contact with humans âEUR" so an animal that usually spent 50 percent of its active time at night would increase that to 68 percent
PETITION - Ontario Wants to Give Polluters a Free Pass. Tell Ottawa to Step in!
Environment  (tags: ontario, polluters, ottawa, ontario government, Climate Change, federal government, carbon pollution, conservation, environment, humans )

- 5 hours ago -
If the Ontario government wonâEUR(TM)t do its part to fight climate change, then the federal government must step in. Tell Ottawa you support them taking climate action by making Ontario's polluters pay for their carbon pollution.
PETITION - Halt Inhumane Practice of Prisoner Executions
World  (tags: prisoner executions, thailand, death penalty, lethal injection, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, government, politics, world )

- 5 hours ago -
After nearly a decade, Thailand has once again begun its death penalty practice. A 26-year-old man was murdered by lethal injection, ending the nationâEUR(TM)s nine-year moratorium on the cruel practice.
Trump Penalizes Migrants Fleeing Climate Crisis He Ignores
Environment  (tags: Trump, migrants, Climate Crisis, environment, climate-change, globalwarming, politics, humans, world )

- 5 hours ago -
"This week's onslaught of immigration news offers a chilling preview of events that could become all the more likely as the planet warms. At the core of the immigration debate is the question that will come to dominate the climate-defined politics
PETITION - Protect Journalists From Vicious Attacks
World  (tags: journalists, attacks, PRESS FREEDOMS, attack, sudan, Security Forces, newspapers, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humans, society, politics, world )

- 5 hours ago -
Press freedoms are once again under attack, this time in Sudan. Security forces stormed newsrooms and confiscated newspapers in a viscous attack on freedom of the press. Three different newspapers were confiscated
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