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Farmed Salmon Rejected Over Huge Spike in Antibiotic Use Due to Bacterial Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: biodiversity, food, health )

- 2 days ago -
To battle Piscirickettsiosis (or SRS) bacteria, which causes lesions, hemorrhaging and swollen kidneys and spleens, and ultimately death in infected fish, Chilean farmers are using ever increasing amount of antibiotics.
To Stop Pig Cruelty, I Need Your Help in Signing This Petition.
Animals  (tags: factory farmed animals, dirty business, deplorable conditions, meat producers, Animal Cruelty, animalrights, ethics, suffering, protection, Respect for animals )

- 2 days ago -
Imagine living your entire life in "cramped, filthy warehouses under the constant stress of intense confinement and are denied everything that is natural and important" to you. According to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals that is the...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Say No to New Coal Ports on the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, Great Barrier Reef, mining interests, protection, habitat, water, oceans, politics, world, wildlife )

- 6 days ago -
After just 25 days in Government, Labor has announced a deal with coal billionaires Adani and GVK to dredge and expand the Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef.
Congress: It's Time to End the Primate Pet Trade ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: primate trade, suffering, wildanimals, pets protection )

- 6 days ago -
Despite past efforts to shut down the exotic pet trade for primates, a variety of species continue to be sold and kept as pets in the U.S.
Thirsty Birds Are Dying All Over California Thanks to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, endangered, migrating irds, ecosystems, protection, water, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 8 days ago -
California's drought has dried up its wetlands. Many insects, fish, and plants are gone. As a result, some migrating birds have died or been depleted of so much energy that they have trouble reproducing
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise Rescue of Over 150 Animals From Deplorable Conditions
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, goodnews )

- 10 days ago -
Praise rescue of over 150 animals from cramped living conditions, untreated health problems, and malnutrition in North Carolina..
World's Biggest Bumblebee at Risk of Extinction
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, endangered, wildlife, green, habitat )

- 10 days ago -
It's amazing how little we know about the world's 250 bumblebee species -- including this one, which is on the verge of disappearing.
End Unsustainable Raiding in the Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: rainforest destruction, ecosystem destruction, habitat loss, climate-change, CO2emissions, globalwarming, biodiversity hotspots, protection, wildlife )

- 9 days ago -
Each year, the Amazon Rainforest loses forested areas the size of the state of Delaware. Agricultural expansion, ranching, infrastructure projects, energy exploration and illegal logging are to blame.
The Melbourne Treemail Phenomenon
Offbeat  (tags: Mail, Tree, Email, Melbourne, Australia )

- 9 days ago -
Some people talk to their plants. In Melbourne, they email the trees. This became possible thanks to a decision to map every tree in the city and give it a unique ID number.
End the Pig Race
Animals  (tags: pigs, pig races, animalcruelty, abuse, cruelty, humans, protection, sadness, society, suffering )

- 11 days ago -
If you feel strongly, that pigs should not be raced at the Arklow Seabreeze Festival this year and from now on, please sign this petition and share it. I am sure that public opinion will end this outdated and cruel practice.
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