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Hold EAZA Accountable For Tania's Solitary Confinement!
Animals  (tags: Animal Abuse, Animal Cruelty, Animal Rescue )

P.S.
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
185.000 care2 members signed a petition to free elephant Tania from Tirgu Zoo. Eaza was forced to release a statement but further investigation reveals that Eaza distorted facts and played a pivotal role in Tania's solitary confinement. SIGN PETITION NOW!
See How Condoms Reach the Most Remote Villages in Africa
World  (tags: family, condoms, birth control, Tanzania, Africa, humans )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - cosmopolitan.com
...this particular boat trip took three and a half hours in the pitch dark before the team had to camp for the night. Then a storm hit, and they were stuck for two days in rural huts in Mahale National Park.
Years of Living Dangerously: Two Producers, Coffee and a Vision for Climate Action
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Syria, Texas, Indonesia, Harrison Ford, climate-change )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - edf.org
This is riveting television -- beautifully shot, carefully researched, powerfully told stories about people coping with the destruction that climate change brings.
Help Make the Dog Brothels in Denmark and Norway Illegal ACTION
Animals  (tags: animalrights, animalcruelty, humans, dog brothels )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Laws in both Denmark and Norway are fairly open when it comes to a person's legal right to engage in sexual activity with an animal. The law states that doing so is perfectly legal, so long as the animal involved does not suffer.
Stop Female Genital Mutilation! - Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Female Genital Mutilation, ban, cruelty, Indonesia, Muslims )

Marie
- 14 days ago - forcechange.com
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a global terror. Hundreds of million of girls have been subjected to this agonizing ritual, and countless millions more are destined to suffer the same disfigurement. In Indonesia, 2 million girls have their clitorises
To the Woman Behind Me in Line at the Grocery StoreYou Didn't Judge Me.
Society & Culture  (tags: compassion, non-judging, Huffinton Post )

Evelyn
- 15 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
You didn't judge me, didn't look away in embarrassment or shame for me. You didn't make any assumptions at all. What you did was you paid that $17.38 grocery bill for us. You restored some of our lost faith. One simple & small action changed our lives
German Photographer Anja Niedringhaus Killed in Afghanistan
World  (tags: Afghanistan, journalists, shot, elections, Anja Niedringhaus, Kathy Gannon, photographer, Iraq, RIP )

Evelyn
- 14 days ago - dw.de
Anja Niedringhaus has been killed in an attack in Afghanistan, while Canadian reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded. They were shot when a policeman opened fire on them in the eastern Khost province. A dynamic journalist well-loved for her insightful photos
In Pictures: Over 30 Years of Anti-Whaling Campaigning
Offbeat  (tags: Anti whaling, campaigning, pictures, victory, whales, great news )

Marie
- 14 days ago - m.greenpeace.org
For over 30 years, we've been standing together against whaling and senseless ocean destruction.
Kenya's Drought Insurance Scheme Shelters Herders From Financial Storm
Offbeat  (tags: Kenya, herders, insurance, livestock, drought )

Marie
- 13 days ago - theguardian.com
New index-based livestock insurance protects vegetation rather than animals. But can it generate trust within the community?
Interpol Urges Strategy to Stem Tiger Trade
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers )

Cher
- 14 days ago - news24.com
Global police body Interpol on Thursday called for concerted international action to stem the highly lucrative tiger trade "if the species is to avoid extinction".
 
 
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