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Birds, Bees and Other Critters Have Scruples, and for Good Reason
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection )

- 3 days ago -
Humans are not the only species to show a strong work ethic and scruples. UC Berkeley researchers have found evidence of conscientiousness in insects, reptiles, birds, fish and other critters.
Wind Blows Young Migrant Birds to All Corners of Africa
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 3 days ago -
Migrant birds that breed in the same area in Europe spread out across all of Africa during the northern winter. A new satellite-tracking study shows that the destination of individual birds is largely determined by the wind conditions they
Pictures of the Day 24 May 2017
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 24 May 2017 )

- 3 days ago -
Great photos.
Trump Administration Moves to Slaughter America's Mustangs: Tell Congress No! PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, suffering )

- 2 days ago -
On May 23, 2017, the Trump Administration released its proposed budget for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for Fiscal Year 2018. It includes a shocking request to Congress to lift the ban on slaughtering America's iconic wild horses and burros.
Require Horse Trainers to Complete Special Training Program PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, protection )

- 2 days ago -
Require all horse trainers to complete a horse training course that focuses on gentle methods.
Require Dog Trainers to Complete Special Training PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, protection )

- 2 days ago -
Create a positive training curriculum that all dog trainers must complete.
Save Monarch Butterflies PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 2 days ago -
We, the undersigned, urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect monarch butterflies as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.
Protect Whales From Crab Traps PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, whales )

- 2 days ago -
An increasing number of whales are being entangled in fishing gear off the U.S. West Coast, and the resulting suffering and death are sickening. Please take a moment right now to demand immediate reforms of California fishery practices to protect
Stop the Machine PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, suffering )

- 2 days ago -
Call on EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella to protect farm animals and wildlife from the suffering and devastation of factory farming. You can send a message in your own words, or use the text provided, to ask him to STOPTHEMACHINE.
Stop Sage Grouse Hunting in California PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 2 days ago -
Using the form on this page, tell the commission -- even louder this time -- to protect California's rare, dancing sage grouse.
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