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Is There Really a "Safe" Ice Melt?
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, dogs, environment, humans, pets, protection )

Rosemary
- 18 hours ago - petpoisonhelpline.com
This is the author's dog, "Maddie," a 5 year old female golden doodle. Winter is one of "Maddie's" favorite seasons. Her favorite outdoor winter activity is to bury her face deep into the snow and repeatedly give herself "face washes." Winter is quickly
Rocky Mountain Forests at Risk
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, CO2emissions, conservation )

Vamadeva
- 13 hours ago - ucsusa.org
Tens of millions of trees have died in the Rocky Mountains over the past 15 years, victims of a triple assault of tree-killing insects, wildfires, and stress from heat and drought.
Opinion: If the Right Is Wrong on Climate Change, the Earth Burns
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, ecosystems, globalwarming, politics, government )

Nils Ande
- 12 hours ago - marketwatch.com
From the finance site at marketwatch. Find it very interesting that a stockmarket site brings this kind of issues up and out :-)
Wildlife Crime? There's An App for That
Animals  (tags: world, technology, science, humans, animals, abuse, prevention, protection, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, conservation, cruelty, endangered, Wildlife Crime, APP, endangered, phones, cellphones )

Darren
- 12 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
We continually see losses of endangered and valuable animals and plants, from tigers and teak trees to rhinos and rhododendrons. At the same time, ever more people have a cellphone or access to one. Now the phones can help the fauna and flora.
Bluefin Tuna, Chinese Cobra and Others Added to Red List of Threatened Species
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, society, slaughter, sadness, protection, humans, habitat, environment, endangered, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdes )

Darren
- 12 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The latest update to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species was published Monday and, as you can imagine, it wasn't good news. The Red List, the global inventory of species, now identifies 22,413 species as threatened with extinction around the world.
Climate Preparedness Index Reveals Rich-Poor Gap
Environment  (tags: world, weather, Sustainabililty, science, protection, politics, nature, humans, healthconditions, habitat, globalwarming, globalwarming, environment, endangered, climate, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, Climate Preparedness Index, Rich-Poor )

Darren
- 12 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
High in the Peruvian Andes 8,000 alpacas died during a particularly harsh period of cold in the summer of 2004. For the herders who raise and shear these long-haired beasts for a living, it was a huge loss amounting to one fifth of all the alpacas living
15 Bizarre U.S. Laws About Dogs That Will Make You Go "%#&?"
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, bizarre, law, usa )

Dan
- 12 hours ago - goo.gl
"...So here's a list of the strangest laws regarding dogs in the U.S. Some of these will make you go, "Whaaaaaaaaaat?" and some will make your jaw drop from disbelief....." Feature article on today's ANS :-)
Protect Arctic Wildlife From a Massive Oil Spill!
Environment  (tags: Shell Oil, drilling, oil spill, arctic, polar bears, environment, petition )

Scooby
- 10 hours ago - act.alaskawild.org
With the extreme risk of oil spills, it would be reckless to proceed with oil drilling activity in America's Arctic Ocean. Secretary Jewell, please do not proceed with Lease Sale 193 in this already threatened region.
Save the Black Footed Ferrets
Animals  (tags: Mexico, black footed ferrets, endangered, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 9 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Black footed ferrets were thought to be extinct in 1970s but a population was found in 1981.The last 18 ferrets were taken into captivity for breeding. There are currently 2 sustaining wild populations from the thought to be extinct in the wild.
Tony Abbott Must Act to Stop Japanese Whaling
Animals  (tags: Tony Abbott, Australia, japan, Japanese whalers, petition, minke whales, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 9 hours ago - campaigns.greens.org.au
Japan has just issued itself a permit to kill nearly 4000 Minke Whales in Antarctic waters. Japan wants to put 333 whales on the butcher's block, every year for the next twelve years. The only quota for lethal, so-called "scientific research" on whales
 
 
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