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Genetic Editing To Create ' Micro ' Pigs To Be Sold As Pets - Angers Animal Rights Groups
Animals  (tags: micro pigs, pigs, genetics, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, humans, pets, sadness )

- 5 hours ago -
Tiny pigs that weigh about 15kg when mature, about the same as a medium-sized dog.The institute now plans to sell each micro-pig for about £1,000 (S$2,175) to raise cash for the institute."We plan to... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel
Wolf Petition: Grant Wolves Federal Protection By Listing Them as Threatened in the Endangered Species Act
Animals  (tags: wolves, endagered species act, animalcruelty, animalrights, conservation, endangered, extinction, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 5 hours ago -
We, the undersigned, are asking for grey wolves to be listed as threatened throughout the lower 48 states of the United States and given full protection under the Endangered Species Act. We cannot stand to see these magnificent creatures be lost forever.
End Trophy Hunting in Zimbabwe
Animals  (tags: trophy hunting, animalcruelty, endangered, extinction, crime, cruelty, death, killed, killing, law, protection, slaughter, sadness, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, humans )

- 5 hours ago -
Please sign the petition to demand justice for Cecil! Tell Zimbabwe to stop issuing hunting permits to kill endangered animals!
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: Stop Brutal Seal Clubbing and Torture
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, slaughter, Candaian seal slaughter, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering )

- 4 hours ago -
Every spring, the Canadian government allows seal cubs to be brutally slaughtered. Even with dwindling demand for seal products, due in large part to a European ban on seal fur and products, the massacre continues
Near the Site of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, Wildlife Bounces Back
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, investigation, study )

- 1 day ago -
A new survey of wildlife populations in the radiation-contaminated Chernobyl exclusion zone has found that many mammal species -- including elk, roe deer, red deer, wild boar, lynx and wolves -- seem to be thriving
Mealworms Munch on Styrofoam Without Dying Shock Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: mealworms, polystyrene foam, styrofoam, poop pellets, fertilizer, digest, carbon dioxide )

- 19 hours ago -
Styrofoam and other polystyrene foam are poisonous to a lot of animals so mealworms ability to digest them came as quite a surprise to scientists. Half of the eaten styrofoam turns into carbon dioxide the other half non-toxic poop pellets for fertilizer.
Tell Mary Jo White To Recuse Herself From Her Conflict of Interest - Petition
Business  (tags: Mary Jo White, petition, recuse, SEC Chair, husband law firm, reporters )

- 15 hours ago -
When reporters exposed their conflict of interest, her husbands law firm tried to quickly scrub its website of evidence it marketed his involvement at the accounting watchdog board but it got caught red handed.
Alabama: Do Not Block Black Votes! - Petition
Business  (tags: Alabama, voter ID, DMV closures, racist, poorer counties, African American counties )

- 15 hours ago -
Alabama 2011 voter ID law blocks voters from the polls if they can not present a photo ID. Most folks use a drivers license for ID now Alabama just closed 31 DMV offices in the mostly Black and poorest counties making it harder for all people to vote.
For U.S. Tribes, a Movement to Revive Native Foods and Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, rights, society, native traditions, politics, goodnews, family )

- 13 hours ago -
On ancestral lands, the Fond du Lac band in Minnesota is planting wild rice and restoring wetlands damaged by dams, industry, and logging. Their efforts are part of a growing trend by Native Americans to bring back traditional food sources and heal scar
No More Nice Canada: C-51 Anti-Terrorism Law A Sign Of A Growing Police State
World  (tags: 9/11, Anti-Terrorism Laws, C-51, Canada, Canadian intelligence, CSIS )

- 8 hours ago -
The passage of a controversial anti-terrorism bill shows how Canada uses the threat of terrorism to justify decreasing freedom, just like its neighbor to the south.
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