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Extinction: Poachers Test The Right To Life


Animals  (tags: wildlife, endangered, conservation, animals, humans )

Jill
- 2377 days ago - forbes.com
Very interesting article: Dr. Stuart has been in the frontlines of the fight to save the world's wildlife, much of it imperiled.



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Lindsey Williams (234)
Monday December 19, 2011, 7:56 am
That picture just breaks my heart. :(
 

Ruth C (87)
Monday December 19, 2011, 8:37 am
Heartless barbarians!!
 

Anne Settanni (152)
Monday December 19, 2011, 10:50 am
sickening
 

Colin H (243)
Monday December 19, 2011, 11:56 am
Were those the days??
 

Patricia E G (54)
Monday December 19, 2011, 12:16 pm
The conversation with Simon Stuart reinforces the facts,
regarding the extinctions that may come from poaching.

Thank you for this article Jill
 

Lisa N (207)
Monday December 19, 2011, 12:17 pm
Thanks Jill, excellent article & I will definetly take the time to finish reading it.
 

Penelope Ryan (178)
Monday December 19, 2011, 2:25 pm
THank you Jill, the phot is sickening the smiles on the mens face makes me want to slap them off and maybe more!!!
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Monday December 19, 2011, 9:57 pm
Thanks for excellent article Jill..
 

Kim O (396)
Monday December 19, 2011, 10:04 pm
Good one Penny! I'll hold them while you slap the bejeezus out of them. What a waste of a beautiful tiger. Nothing to bloody well smile about. So tragic. Thanks for this one Jill
 

Dan Brook (1193)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 8:22 am

You can protect animals everyday
(while protecting your health and the environment)
by ditching the meat habit.

That's YOUR choice.

Eco-Eating
www.brook.com/veg
 

W. C (7)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 10:21 am
Thank you.
 

Ashley B (1)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 10:36 am
Why is it that people get off to the destruction of beauty? This should not go unpunished. There are far too many instances of these gorgeous creatures dying simply because of people's ignorance
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 12:21 pm
Buddhism affirms the unity of all living beings, all equally posses the Buddha-nature, and all have the potential to become Buddhas, that is, to become fully and perfectly enlightened. Among the sentient, there are no second-class citizens.

According to Buddhist teaching, human beings do not have a privileged, special place above and beyond that of the rest of life. The world is not a creation specifically for the benefit and pleasure of human beings.

Furthermore, in some circumstances according with their karma, humans can be reborn as humans and animals can be reborn as humans. In Buddhism the most fundamental guideline for conduct is ahimsa-the prohibition against the bringing of harm and/or death to any living being.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 12:27 pm
This is an excellent article and like Penny ryan above, I too want to do more than slap some sense into them... well... preferrably with a fully loaded AK47 or Kalashnikovs... I'm not fussed!

That said, I know only too well what Karma has instore for poachers. As they say... You reap what you sow and if an ignorant and greedy human keeps on sowing bad seeds... well don't expect a good future life.

I know that having satisfaction that Karmic retribution will be meted out, is not a Buddhist trait - I still have to admit that I wish I can see all the poachers and hunters suffering at the consequences of their bad karma manifesting
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 12:48 pm
the fotos just break my heart and soul. as dianna said, the poachers and hunters one day they will pay for all the killing and blood spell.
 

Elizabeth P (99)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 1:44 pm
Noted, sad.
 

Mary T (178)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 4:23 pm
Thanks Jill for the great article, The photo is so disgusting how can these heartless bastards be smiling for killing a beautiful animal, So heartbreaking.
 

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Wednesday December 21, 2011, 12:32 am
You can ask that again Colin! Really sickening picture! Thanks Jill for yet another excellent article!
 

Evelyn B (79)
Wednesday December 21, 2011, 4:53 pm
Noted Tks Jill....The picture breaks my heart for this beautiful animal...and anger and hate to the three barbarians makes me want to return the favor...
 

Pamela Welsh (99)
Saturday January 14, 2012, 7:41 pm
Thanks Jill. A very interseting and informative read.
 
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