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Applaud Restoration of Federal Protections for Wolves ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
As of September 2014, federal protections under the Endangered Species Act for wolves in Wyoming are reinstated. Declared an endangered species in 1978, the gray wolf was de-listed in Wyoming after its populations recovered in 2011 and 2012. Nevertheless
Powerful Opportunity to Stop Destructive Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay - Via Earth Justice
Environment  (tags: Environment, North America, Alaska, Mining Industry, Bristol Bay, Ecosystem, Habitat destruction, Forest, Water Pollution, Salmon Migration, Spirit Bear, Trees, Wildlife, EPA, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 19 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The proposed mine would be the largest, most destructive open-pit mine ever built in North America destroying the great salmon migration, the spirit bear and heavily polluting water. The EPA is currently accepting public comments so please sign.
Animal Consciousness and Cognition - Via Animal Ethics
Animals  (tags: Animals, Sentience, Cognition, Consciousness, Ethics )

Victoria
- 16 days ago - animal-ethics.org
An article about non-human animal sentience (ability to feel), animal cognition (ability to think) and animal consciousness.
Stop the Oil for Ape Scandal in Borneo - Via Avaaz Petitions
Animals  (tags: Borneo, Orangutans, Palm Oil Industry, Deforestation, Trees, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 17 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Palm Oil companies are planning to expand the deforestation of rainforest on the Island of Borneo - alongside the Sekonyer River and Tanjung Puting National Park in Central Kalimantan. The orang-utan, clouded leopard and sun bear live in this forest.
Save Raju the Elephant in India From Forced Return to Captivity in Chains - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: India, Animal Cruelty, Elephants, Protection, Wildlife SOS, Sanctuary, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 16 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Raju the elephant wept after activists at Wildlife SOS in India removed the chains that had been wrapped around his legs for the past 50 years. Sign to help this recovering elephant stay at his sanctuary free from spiked chains and painful suffering.
Stop Cruel Primate Experiments in Germany - Via BUAV
Animals  (tags: Germany, EU, Laboratory Experiments, Animal Cruelty, Primates, Monkeys, Suffering, Killing, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 14 days ago - buav.org
An undercover investigation at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Germany reveals the extreme suffering of monkeys. Please write to the authority in Germany calling for an end to this research and the removal of the lab's licenses.
Dolphins Use Signature Whistles to Call Each Other By 'Name' - Via Los Angeles Times
Science & Tech  (tags: Marine Biology, Bottlenose Dolphins, Research science, Interesting news, World )

Victoria
- 10 days ago - articles.latimes.com
UK marine biology researchers in Scotland have discovered that bottlenose dolphins have individual names and that they address each other by name using "signature whistles" - earlier US research revealed that no two signature whistles are alike.
Success: Palm Oil Companies Place Moratorium on Deforestation - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Environment, Rainforests, Trees, Palm Oil Industry, Deforestation, CO2 emissions )

Victoria
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Five major palm oil companies - notorious for destroying large areas of rainforest to make room for their palm oil plantations - have agreed to hold a 12 month moratorium on deforestation while an environmental impact study is being conducted.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: Winners Announced
Offbeat  (tags: environment, pictures, photos, protection, contest, winners, photography )

Cher
- 2 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
James Woodend, a Briton, has been named Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 for this images of the Northern Lights reflected in the Jökulsarlon lagoon of the Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland.
Wild White Horses
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Camargue horses gallop through the calm saltwater delta of the Rhone River
 
 
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