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Ban Shark Fin Sales In Florida
Animals  (tags: shark fin sales, florida, usa, animalrights, animals, wildlife )

- 2 days ago -
The act of shark finning may be illegal but a loophole in the law allows fisherman to fin the shark at the dock, and contribute to the shark finning trade by export, barter or the any other means mentioned above.
MILESTONE: US Bans Captive Lion Trophy Imports From South Africa - VIDEO -
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, environment, endangered, killing, suffering, wildlife )

- 2 days ago -
Given that the majority of trophy hunters are wealthy Americans, denying them import permits in cases that fail to provide ample proof of conservation benefits is likely to have a far-reaching effect on lion trophy hunting in general.
The Deadline Is Oct. 27th. Take Action for Our Rivers TODAY!
Environment  (tags: rivers, law, wildlife, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, government, green, habitat, nature, politics, protection, water )

- 2 days ago -
Now, we have less than 30 days to let the Bureau of Reclamation know that we support our rivers and streams. Don t hesitate, sign your name today!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Dangerous Herbicides Out of Lake Tahoe
Environment  (tags: pollution, HERBICIDES, invasive species, law, legal standards, activism, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 2 days ago -
Prohibit herbicides in the Tahoe Keys, and instead encourage non-toxic methods for dealing with invasive species.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand An End to the Black Bear Hunt in Maryland: Starts October 24
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, bear hunt, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 9 days ago -
There is no need to decrease the bear population, and the bears are neither overly destructive nor dangerous. The appearance of black bears in places they have not usually been seen is doubtless a result of climate change that is altering natural ecosys
Gold Mining Deforestation in Peruvian Reserve Surpasses 450 Hectares
Environment  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, ecosystems, deforestaton, Peru, world, wildlife, mining interests, habitat, destruction, conservation, environment, protection )

- 9 days ago -
A recent analysis finds illegal mining has destroyed 100 hectares of rainforest in Tambopata National Reserve since July.
TAKE ACTION NOW! #NoDAPL: Native Americans and Our Constitution Are Under Assault
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, DAPL, activists, police brutality, rights, activism, protection, energy )

- 8 days ago -
North Dakota. In recent weeks, police and private security forces outfitted in riot gear and armed with assault weapons have used dogs and pepper spray on peaceful Native Americans and their allies protesting at pipeline construction sites.
Historic Land Deal With Algonquin Peoples Signed By Federal, Ontario Governments
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, environment )

- 9 days ago -
Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, right, and her Ontario counterpart, David Zimmer, left, signed a historic agreement with the Algonquins of Ontario that will eventually see wide swaths of eastern Ontario signed over to the Indigenous peoples
Thousands of African Grey Parrots Stolen From the Wild Every Month
Animals  (tags: parrots, wildlife rade, humans, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 8 days ago -
The illegal pet trade threatens these beloved birds in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and other countries
US Fish and Wildlife Service: Save the Lions From Mass Extinction PETITION
Animals  (tags: trophy hunting, lions, critically endangered, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter, killing, humans )

- 8 days ago -
The lion population has declined by a shocking 90% since the 1950s and scientists are warning that they may be on the verge of extinction. Ban trophies from being imported
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