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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Senate Republicans: Stop Playing Politics and Pass a Bill to Help the Survivors of Human Trafficking.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, ethics, congress, reproductive rights, bill, proposed law, women's rights, abortion rights, Human Trafficking Legislation )

- 17 days ago -
A bipartisan bill meant to help survivors of human trafficking is being hijacked by Republicans who put anti-abortion political grandstanding before womenâEUR(TM)s lives.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Decline Shell's Right to Drill in the Already Fragile Arctic!
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, politics, pollution, protection, wildlife, energy )

- 17 days ago -
Climate Change is already melting the ice in the Arctic at an alarming rate and allowing an oil company to drill where the ecosystem is already so fragile could lead to a disastrous outcome for the environment and animals in the area
Kidnapped in Mozambique: In the Clutches of Rhino Poachers
Animals  (tags: rhino poaching, violence, ivory trade, wildanimals, wildlife, killing, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates )

- 16 days ago -
We traveled to Mozambique to report a story about the region's destructive and illegal trade in rhinoceros horns. But when photographer Toby Selander and I were taken captive by poachers, we found ourselves staring death in the face.
On the River Nile, a Move to Avert a Conflict Over Water
Environment  (tags: water rights, world, water, pollution, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

- 16 days ago -
EthiopiaâEUR(TM)s plans to build AfricaâEUR(TM)s largest hydroelectric dam on the Nile have sparked tensions with Egypt, which depends on the river to irrigate its arid land. But after years of tensions, an international agreement to share the NileâEUR(TM)s waters
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: End Seal Slaughter With Federal Buyout
Animals  (tags: Canadian seal hunt, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, slaughter, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 16 days ago -
It is not too late to convince the Canadian government to shut down the seal slaughter in favor of a federal buyout that would end this destructive hunt. Because hunters do not obtain significant profit from the hunt, it would be most beneficial for
How the Little Channel Islands Fox Came Back From Near-Extinction
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, GoodNews, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 16 days ago -
Tiny foxes are native to CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s Channel Islands, but they were driven to near-extinction by events tied to human activities. Now, theyâEUR(TM)ve made a remarkable comeback.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Rescuing Abused Circus Animals
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, animals, AnimalWelfare, circus animals, animalwelfare, animalrights, animalcruelty, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 16 days ago -
Animal Defenders International is rescuing them and placing them in reputable sanctuaries where they will be able to live out the rest of their lives in peace.
Proposed Law Could Decimate Indonesia's Remaining Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Indonesia, development, local control, indigenous rights, indigenous rights humans, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, politics, wildlife )

- 16 days ago -
A seemingly well-intended law that aims to turn forests over to traditional users could instead lead to large-scale destruction of Indonesia's native ecosystems, warns a prominent conservation biologist.
GOOD NEWS! Applaud Creation of Pitcairn Islands Marine Reserve
Animals  (tags: goodnews, animalwelfare, animals, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, environment )

- 12 days ago -
U.K. government establishes worldâEUR(TM)s largest fully protected marine reserve, sets new standard for monitoring
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Using Elephants in the St. Louis Moola Shrine Circus
Animals  (tags: animals, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, circus animals, AnimalCruelty, protection )

- 12 days ago -
This circus still uses elephants, the same as the Ringling Bros. was. The circus is a local Shriner's event in St. Louis, MO. We need this stopped to show children animals desire humane treatment.
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