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Thousands Protest Police Violence in New York, Call for Justice in Chokehold Death (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Police, Protest, USA, Violence )

- 19 hours ago -
Thousands of people gathered on New York's Staten Island on Saturday as they protested against police violence and called for justice in the case of an unarmed man killed by an officer via an illegal chokehold.
Tourist Rescues Endangered Turtles That Were Tied Up and Left to Die as Demand for Meat Grows
Offbeat  (tags: Tourist, rescues, sea shepherd, loggerhead turtles, meat )

- 18 hours ago -
A British man on holiday in Nicaragua has rescued two large loggerhead turtles from potentially ending up on a dinner menu.
Vending Machine Feeds Stray Cats & Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: vending machine, strays, cats, dogs, food, water, recycling, istanbul )

- 17 hours ago -
It is estimated that over 150,000 stray cats and dogs wander the streets of Istanbul, so the Pugedon Smart Recycling Boxes will come as a sweet relief to the hungry creatures. Only a few have been released so far and operate at no charge to the city.
Raw: Giant Inflatable Turtle in Sydney Harbour (VIDEO!!)   video
Offbeat  (tags: undersea art exhibition, Sydney Harbour, giant inflatable turtle, alphie, video )

- 14 hours ago -
A giant inflatable turtle cruised in Sydney Harbour on Friday to celebrate the opening of an undersea art exhibition at the city's aquarium. The floating sculpture - dubbed Alphie - is just over 16 tall and 49 long. (Aug. 15)
'Most Endangered' River in the Nation » EcoWatch
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

- 16 hours ago -
We need to protect all our sources of water.
California to Bees: Drop Dead | TakePart
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, news )

- 11 hours ago -
What the..................
Hip Hip Hooray! Douglas the Orphan Hippo Is Released Into the Wild... After Some Swimming Lessons From Its Human Carers!
Offbeat  (tags: douglas, paul o grady, orphaned, hippo, swimming, lessons, released, wild )

- 11 hours ago -
A baby hippo who won Britain's hearts when he appeared on Paul O'Grady's Animal Orphans has been successfully released back into the wild.
Pictures of the Day: 26 August 2014
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 26 August 2014 )

- 11 hours ago -
Mostly great photos.
Landmark US Court Rulings See Animal Legally Considered Victims of Crime
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, animals, animal rights, law, oregon )

- 10 hours ago -
A US court has passed two landmark rulings in which animals were given the same basic rights as humans.
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