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TAKE ACTION NOW! Impose An Immediate Moratorium on the Hunting of Florida's Black Bears
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, death, ban Florida bearhunts, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 5 minutes ago - change.org
2015 saw FloridaâEUR(TM)s first state-sanctioned black bear hunt in 21 years. 304 mothers, cubs and adult males were killed in the name of population management.
Taiwanese Chemical Spill Thought to Cause Mass Fish Die-Off in Vietnam
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, animals, fish die-off, politics, pollution, protection, world )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
The incident is shaping up as a classic conflict between industrialization and the environment, a catastrophe for tens of thousands of fishermen and their families, and a test of the management skills and political acumen of VietnamâEUR(TM)s new leaders.
SIGN NOW! Investigate Environmental Injustice Across the Gas Industry
Environment  (tags: fracking, targeting thepoor, healthconditions, protection, humans, environment, ecosystems, pollution, politics, government )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - pennenvironment.webaction.org
Add your name to call on the Office of Environmental Justice to investigate this potentially heinous practice across the drilling industry.
Good News: Girls Invent A Smart Cane For The Blind (Video)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, women, girls, good news, kindness, blind people )

Yusuf
- 9 hours ago - youtube.com
Two girls invented a smart cane to help the blind. It's equipped with sensors that detect obstacles.
SIGN NOW! Save Endangered Orcas From Extinction
Animals  (tags: environment, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Urge the administration to keep these whales on the endangered species list where they belong and protect their coastal home from destruction.
PETITION - Success: Myanmar Bans Logging To Protect Forests
Environment  (tags: Logging Industry, logging ban, deforestation ban, forest protection laws, Habitat preservation, ecosystem conservation, Rainforest Rescue, biodiversity wildlife )

Sabine
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
Myanmar recently announced a complete ban on logging in order to combat deforestation. According to Yahoo News, Myanmar banned the export of timber back in 2014, but this was not sufficient to protect the country's forests, because Myanmar's own...
PETITION - Close Gaping Loophole in Rape Law
Society & Culture  (tags: laws on sexual misuses, rape crimes, loopholes, Justice for victims, prevention of sexual abuse, protection of the vulnerable, harsher punishment for rapers, rights, politics, ethics, justice system )

Sabine
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
recent Oklahoma court declined to prosecute a boy for forcible oral sodomy because of a loophole in the law that disregards oral and anal rapes that occur while the victim is unconscious. Sign the petition and demand that the law be amended.
Tiny, Baby Antelope Cries Out for Help - See What Happens Next !
Animals  (tags: wildlife, antelope, suffering, GoodNews, rescued, animaladvocates )

Dan
- 9 hours ago - animalnewssentinel.com
She was very frightened, yet she didn't flee from them, which is truly surprising, Danckwerts says. "Any wild creature in their right mind will flee from any human"... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
PETITION - Ban Cruel Elephant Rides After Latest Fatality
Animals  (tags: elephant rides, elephant abuse, exploitation of animals, Tourist Attractions, performing animals, ban of animals for entertainment, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection laws, prevention of further mistreatment, needless suffering )

Sabine
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
In the latest heartbreaking incident involving elephant rides, an elderly elephant has died after carrying tourists around in the heat. The senior female named Sambo, believed to be between 40 and 45 years old, collapsed and died while being ridden...
PETITION - Burned Ivory a Statement Against Poaching
Animals  (tags: ivory poachers, ivory trade ban, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection laws, Wildlife conservation, prevention of wildlife loss )

Sabine
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
Kenya Wildlife Services recently hosted a public burning of the country's ivory tusk stockpile, in the world's biggest ivory bonfire ever recorded. The display came after a speech by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in which he demanded an immediate halt t
 
 
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