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Take Action: Save Alberta's Grizzlies From Logging and Roadbuilding
Environment  (tags: animals, grizzlies, bears, endangered, logging, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, nature, habitat, protection )

- 2600 days ago -
The Castle Special Management Area is a vital part of the international Crown of the Continent ecosystem. It's especially important for the area's endangered grizzly bear population, which is threatened by new logging and road-building plans.
Ask Baystate Medical Center to End the Use of Live Pigs in Trauma Training Courses
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, trauma, research, animals, pigs, cruelty, suffering, testing, medicine )

- 2600 days ago -
Please take a minute to ask Baystate Medical Center president Mark Tolosky to immediately stop using live pigs in his hospital's Advanced Trauma Life Support courses by switching to using the American College of Surgeons-approved TraumaMan System.
Take Action: Help The Starving Animals of Fukushima!
Animals  (tags: Japan, earthquake, tsunami, suffering, starving, animals, dogs, cats, pigs, cows, horses, chickens )

- 2600 days ago -
Since the March 11th 9.0 earthquake and tsunami crushed over 400 miles of northeastern Japanese coast, some 4,000 cows, 31,000 pigs, 630,000 chickens, 100 horses, 5,800 dogs and an unknown number of cats are trapped without food, water, care or comfort.
Take Action: Ban the Brutal Practice of Penning Coyotes & Foxes in Indiana
Animals  (tags: animals, coyotes, foxes, dogs, penning, cruelty, abuse, death, suffering, law, protection )

- 2600 days ago -
The Indiana Natural Resources Commission (INRC) is considering legalizing the practice of coyote/fox "penning," which involves sending packs of domestic dogs into a fenced-off enclosure to chase to exhaustion and often tear apart a captive coyote or fox.
Tell Congress: End Oil Subsidies
Business  (tags: big, oil, money, politics, subsidies, gas, prices, consumers, americans, business, corporate, welfare )

- 2600 days ago -
The five biggest oil companies earned a massive $30 billion in first-quarter profits, a 38% increase from last year. As Americans struggle with record gas prices at the pump, Big Oil continues to receive billions in tax breaks and subsidies.
Victory in Animal Legal Defense Fund's Lawsuit to Free Tony the Truck Stop Tiger
Animals  (tags: tony, truckstop, tiger, victory, animals, abuse, cruelty, law, court, judge )

- 2600 days ago -
Great News! A Louisiana court granted the ADLF's request for a permanent injunction against the renewal of the annual permit that allows Michael Sandlin, owner of Grosse Tete's Tiger Truck Stop, to display Tony, a ten-year-old Siberian-Bengal tiger.
Take Action: End The War In Afghanistan!
World  (tags: Afghanistan, war, violence, conflict, death, middle-east, politics, government, Obama, congress )

- 2600 days ago -
President Obama has pledged to begin an "accelerated transition" of our troops out of Afghanistan starting in July. He is facing push-back from Congressional hawks and military officials to change course and withdraw only a handful, if any, troops.
Oregon Wild Statement on Wolf Kill Orders
Animals  (tags: wolves, endangered, species, animals, wildlife, protection, extinction, cruelty, death, suffering, oregon )

- 2600 days ago -
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife announced they will kill two wolves in Oregon's Imnaha Pack. This is a blow to wolf recovery. Livestock interests are calling for removal of the entire pack - nearly two-thirds of the state's entire population.
Congressional Move That Lifted Wolf Protections in N. Rockies Challenged as Unconstitutional
Animals  (tags: wolves, endangered, species, law, politics, humans, cruelty, wildlife, protection, animals, death )

- 2600 days ago -
Great News! Because the case before Molloy was pending, Congress violated the separation of powers doctrine outlined in the Constitution that bars interference with the judiciary. "They were playing judge rather than legislators and they can't do that."
Congressman Pursues Measure To Eliminate Endangered Species Protections To Boost Corporate Profits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, animals, endangered, species, extinction, oil, corporations, corruption, democrats, republicans )

- 2608 days ago -
Politicians are trying to delist more species! Rep. Steve Pearce (R- NM), the former owner of an oil field service company, is pursuing legislation in Congress to eliminate protections for two species, the sand dune lizard and the lesser prairie chicken.
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