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Victory! Italy Bans Animals in the Circus
Animals  (tags: animals, animalcruelty, GoodNews, goodnews, circus animals )

Katka
- 7 minutes ago - ladyfreethinker.org
On November 8th, Italy's Assembly of Parliament voted to ban all animals used in circuses and travelling shows within the country. The act involves phasing the animals out, and rules will be created and implemented within one year.
All We Want Is Freedom - Not Another Prison Camp | Behrouz Boochani | Opinion | The Guardian
Society & Culture  (tags: Manus Island, Australia, detention camps, refugees, asylum seekers, humans, rights, sadness, human rights )

Katka
- 10 minutes ago - theguardian.com
Manus prison has reached a historic landmark. Hundreds of refugees have been refusing to leave the prison camp and, as a result, the situation has morphed into a large-scale humanitarian crisis.
Promoting Human Rights By Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act(Call for Action - US)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN), bill, human rights, children's rights, military detention, US tax money, Israel, Palestinian children, abuses )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - youtu.be
This groundbreaking bill would prevent US aid to Israel from being used to detain, interrogate, ill-treat and imprison Palestinian children in its separate-and-unequal military courts. See why this bill is necessary - then ask your Rep to cosponsor
Tell the World Bank: End All Finance for Fossil Fuel Exploration
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, world, Sustainabililty, trees, science, oceans, pollution, protection, healthconditions, globalwarming, globalwarming, nature, humans )

Melania
- 1 day ago - act.priceofoil.org
Your letter will be delivered to the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, and your regional World Bank Executive Director to double your impact:
Stamp Out the Illegal Rosewood Trade!
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, protection, wildlife, trees, Sustainabililty )

Melania
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed has been implicated in rosewood trafficking. The former Nigerian Minister of Environment is said to have acted to facilitate the sale of 10,000...
Petition - Stamp Out the Illegal Rosewood Trade!
Environment  (tags: nigeria, rosewood imports, wood trade, illegal sales, exploitation of resources, prevention of damages, responsible sourcing, ecosystems, prevention of woodland loss, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed has been implicated in rosewood trafficking. The former Nigerian Minister of Environment is said to have acted to facilitate the sale of 10,000 shipping containers of illegal rosewood to China. Tell the UN...
Justice for Baby Elephant Burned Alive
Animals  (tags: elephants, wildlife, cruelty to animals, India, petitions )

Freya
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
A baby elephant appears to have been severely burned after it was struck with a flaming bar of tar in West Bengal. An award-winning photograph captures the exact moment when a mob of "jeering men" threw the balls of tar and firecrackers at the calf...
59-Year-Old Dying Chimp Refuses Food, But Then She Recognizes Her Old Caretaker's Voice
Animals  (tags: Heartwarmer, animals, humans, wildanimals, wildlife, sadness )

Katka
- 11 days ago - boredpanda.com
Mama, a 59yo chimpanzee was coming to the end of her life, sick and unable to eat. On hearing the news, her old caretaker came back to visit Mama and pay his last respects. He had known her since 1972 and the pair shared a deep bond.
Rescue Squirrel Changes Man's Life   video
Animals  (tags: Heartwarmer, animals, humans, wildanimals, wildlife, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 12 days ago - youtube.com
Guy rescues a Squirrel who changes his life. This guy thought raising a baby squirrel was hard - but he had no idea what it was preparing him for.
A Teenage Girl Gives Up Dream Of Owning A Car To Help A Dog In Need
Animals  (tags: Heartwarmer, animals, humans, dogs, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 11 days ago - pawmygosh.com
When Jessie Earhart saw a dog on the side of the road with a bloody face, she gave up her dream to do something far more important. She took the money she had been saving for her very own car and used it to get the dog help.
 
 
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