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The Pangolin Is the Most Illegally Trafficked Animal in the World - National Wildlife Headlines | Examiner.Com
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, endangered, pangolins )

Carol Ann
- 35 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
- 93 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
- 154 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
- 214 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
- 272 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.
San Diego Zoo Global Provides Sanctuary to Critically Endangered Rhinos
Animals  (tags: endangered, extinction, rhinos, poaching )

Carol Ann
- 334 days ago -
There are only 7 northern white rhinos left in the world. All of them are kept in captivity at sanctuaries and zoos. Some people feel these animals should be freed while others say its their only chance to live free from poachers.
Elephant Who Was Chained and Abused for 50 Years in India Cries When Rescued - National Wildlife Headlines | Examiner.Com
Animals  (tags: elephant, elephant welfare )

Carol Ann
- 393 days ago -
Raju is an elephant that was chained and beaten for nearly 50 years. Rescuers reported seeing him cry as he was being freed. What an amazing story and equally amazing animal!
Canadian Seal Hunt Is Failing to Meet Its Massive Kill Quota - Hartford Animal Advocacy | Examiner.Com
Animals  (tags: seals, slaughter )

Carol Ann
- 448 days ago -
This year's annual seal slaughter is failing to meet its massive 400,000 quota. Not only is this good news for our seal friends, but proves that the seal slaughter should end. Hopefully 2014 would be the last year we will witness this cruel abuse.
Canada Appeals Ban on Seal Products at World Trade Organization Hearing - National Wildlife Headlines | Examiner.Com
Animals  (tags: slaughter, seals, Canada seal hunt )

Carol Ann
- 504 days ago -
Despite the growing public opposition, Canada is still actively pursuing their annual seal hunt. Right now they are appealing to the WTO to overturn the EU ban on seal products.
California Official Proposes Ban on Killer Whale Shows and Captive Breeding
Animals  (tags: whales, wildlife, animalrights, orca, captivity, SeaWorld )

Carol Ann
- 510 days ago -
California official proposed a ban on orca shows and captive breeding. If this becomes law, it may create a precedent for the creation of other laws protecting animals in circuses and fairs.
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