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PETITION - Applaud End of Undermining Indigenous Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Indigenous communities, natural resources, exploitation, stronger protection )

- 1 day ago -
A law that made it easier to approve oil sand and other natural resource exploration on First Nations land communities in Alberta will be repealed according to Alberta Minister for Indigenous Relations Richard Feehan. The law established a levy on...
LETTER - Oppose Terrible Monkey "Altruism" Experiments
Animals  (tags: monkey experiments, tortured animals, prevention of cruelty to animals, animal welfare and rights, research labs, alternative methods, ban animal experiments, stronger protection laws, needless suffering )

- 3 hours ago -
While extensive advances in non-invasive brain imaging have enabled scientists to explore the inner working of the human brain, it has not stopped the over reliance on animals in neuroscience research. Researchers at Duke University, in conjunction....
TAKE ACTION NOW! No Offshore Drilling in the Arctic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
Environment  (tags: Deepwater Horizon disaster, Gulf wildlife, oceans, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

- 15 hours ago -
Six years ago, millions of barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon disasterâEUR"a spill that is still affecting the Gulf and its wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Fight Fracking Now!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

- 6 hours ago -
Urge EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to enforce our nationâEUR(TM)s environmental laws and prevent dirty energy companies from splitting apart our earth to squeeze out profits at the expense of public health.
Indigenous Peoples Integral to Forest Health Worldwide: Report
Environment  (tags: study, indignenous pppppppppppppppppppppppppppp, conservation, ecosystems, protection, trees, wildlife, world )

- 6 hours ago -
The worldâEUR(TM)s tropical forests are a key part of slowing climate change, and ensuring indigenous peoples have land rights is essential to protecting them, US-based researchers say.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Use of Glyphosate (Roundup) Herbicide in Portland's Public Green Spaces
Environment  (tags: glyphosate, glyphosate products, healthconditions, protection, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, environment )

- 2 days ago -
The website has released a map of areas where the City of Portland Parks Department has used Monsanto's Roundup® Herbicide. The result is a disturbing picture of our beloved city covered in toxic chemicals.
' Hero ',Trained Diabetic Alert Dog, Did Something Unexplainable - Find Out What It Was Here !
Animals  (tags: dogs, protection, hero, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Back in December 2015, Hero truly lived up to his name.Sadie was in her special needs class at Deerfield Elementary School in Cedar Hills while Hero was at home in Pleasant Grove -- more than five miles away... Featured story on today's ANS.
Dozens Of Animals Rescued From Bags In Smugglers Car
Offbeat  (tags: smuggling )

- 14 hours ago -
Packed inside a vehicle bound for the nation's border, they found 43 monkeys tied up in sacks with no hope of escaping. Police officials said the animals were being smuggled to be sold in neighboring Vietnam, a major hub for wildlife trafficking.
PETITION - Senior Dog Blinded From Unspeakable Abuse! Justice For Trinity!
Animals  (tags: tortured dog, barbaric animal cruelty, animal welfare and rights, justice for animals, prevention of further mistreatment, ownership ban, stronger protection, punishment for animal abusers )

- 1 day ago -
Please take action and see that justice will be handed and Trinity's miserable owners will be held accountable for all the suffering they have caused to a defenseless creature, that only wanted to be loved and cared for.
Pet Stores Close After Photo Of Sick Cat Goes Viral
Offbeat  (tags: sick kitten )

- 7 hours ago -
PJs Pets & Pets Unlimited announced earlier this week it would be shutting down its 27 stores across the country after being in business about 50 years. It is hard not to imagine a tiny, weak kitten named Cleo may have had her day at last.
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