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Animal Advocates Prepare to Storm Twitter in Opposition of the Canadian Seal Hunt
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, slaughter, Seal Hunt )

Carol Ann
- 23 days ago -
The Canadian Seal Hunt began today. At 4 Pm EST, animal lovers will join the storm on Twitter in opposition.
SeaWorld Announces the End of Orca Breeding Program and Live Shows
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, Orcas in Captivity )

Carol Ann
- 47 days ago -
In a huge victory for animal advocacy, SeaWorld announced today that they are immediately ending the Orca breeding program and will be ending all live shows by 2019.
Canadian Seal Hunt: Facts You May Not Know and What You Can Do to Help Stop It
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, killing, slaughter, seals slaughter )

Carol Ann
- 90 days ago -
The Canadian Seal Hunt is the largest slaughter of marine mammals in North America. There are some things you may not know, including whys you can help stop the slaughter for good from the comforts of your own home.
Pig Nosed Rat Discovered Just in Time for Halloween
Animals  (tags: environment, wildlife, new species discovered )

Carol Ann
- 208 days ago -
A new species of rat with a pig nose was found in Indonesia. Named the Hog Nosed Rat, this new animal is very unique and an exciting ecological find.
The Pangolin Is the Most Illegally Trafficked Animal in the World - National Wildlife Headlines | Examiner.Com
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, endangered, pangolins )

Carol Ann
- 308 days ago -
The pangolin is one of the most trafficked animals in the world. Ironically, many people have never heard of it. All eight species are considered threatened or critically endangered. Education will be the key to saving the pangolin from extinction.
Jon Stewart Buys New Jersey Farm to Use as a Farm Animal Sanctuary - Hartford Animal Advocacy | Examiner.Com
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, protection, animalcruelty, farms )

Carol Ann
- 366 days ago -
It is easy to forget the welfare of our farm animals when so many of our world's animals are endangered and threatened with extinction. Thankfully, we have people like Jon Stewart who are in a position to help create sanctuaries for farm animals.
Wild Panda Population Is on the Rise
Animals  (tags: conservation, endangered, Panda Bears )

Carol Ann
- 428 days ago -
According to a report published on the WWF website, the wild panda population has risen over the past ten years by about 17%. This is great news for the endangered bear as it is still at risk from habitat loss and poaching.
Will Reducing the Beef Cattle Population Help the Environment?
Environment  (tags: cattle, health, environment )

Carol Ann
- 487 days ago -
An advisory panel is set to suggest that reducing beef cattle populations will help the environment. In turn, government regulations may use this to get people to change their diets. However, cattle populations are already declining so this may be moot.
Captive Wild Animals in Zoos and Sanctuaries Must Be Protected From People
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, wildanimals, protection, humans, captivity )

Carol Ann
- 545 days ago -
In three months there has been two different tiger attacks at zoos, one resulting in a human death. If people are to be protected from captive wild animals, we must protect the animals from the people encroaching in their habitats.
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