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PETITION - Save Flying Squirrel's Native Forest Habitat
Animals  (tags: Flying Squirrels, Habitat Destruction, Environmental destruction, prevention of wildlife loss, forest conservation, stronger protection laws, ecosystems wilderness )

- 1 day ago -
Please edit and send the message below, urging the European Commission to put a hold on using America's bottomland hardwood forests for wood pellets as a source of energy.
Demand Breeding Facility Retire Chimpanzees PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
Retire all the chimpanzees at allegedly neglectful breeding facility to a reputable sanctuary.
Say NO to Seismic Testing in the Atlantic PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Although the Atlantic was recently removed from consideration for oil and gas leasing, multiple permits that would allow for seismic testing to occur over a huge swath of the Eastern Seaboard continue to move forward.
Four Huge Laser Beams Create Artificial Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: Laser Beams, Astronomy, Artificial Stars, Paranal Observatory )

- 2 days ago -
Four powerful lasers have lit up the sky in Chile - creating artificial guide stars to help with space exploration. The system has been switched on at the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope.
Neanderthal Y Chromosome Not Seen in Men
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, history )

- 3 days ago -
The Neanderthal Y chromosome was distinct from any Y chromosome observed in modern humans.
Save Vaquita Porpoises! PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 3 days ago -
The beautiful vaquita porpoise is the most endangered marine mammal in the world, according to some experts. While bottlenose dolphins have become the darlings of the marine mammal world, their close cousins, the vaquitas, are quietly vanishing
World  (tags: humanrights, children, petition to sign, Amensty International )

- 3 days ago -
Two-year-old Whitney was abducted from her bed while she was sleeping in April. Baby WhitneyâEUR(TM)s skull, teeth and clothes were later discovered in a neighbouring village
Save Orcas From Habitat Loss PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3 days ago -
If you like salmon, you're going to worry about this: Fifteen species of Oregon salmon are in danger of extinction due to loss of habitat. And this habitat loss has historically been enabled by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
World  (tags: Whaling, Japan, Antarctic, North Pacific, Moratorium )

- 4 days ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s now obvious to JapanâEUR(TM)s fisheries officials what has been known to the rest of the world for decades, that it has been carrying out illegal whaling in the Antarctic and the North Pacific.
Worlds Oldest Tree Turns 4,847 This Year and Is in a Top Secret Location
Environment  (tags: conservation )

- 3 days ago -
All information about the 4,847 year old Great Basin bristlecone pine including its exact location is completely under wraps to protect it from any potential vandals, loggers, and researchers who may be interested in chopping it down.
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