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These Sharks Once Ruled the Seas. Now They're Nearly Gone.
Animals  (tags: fin trade, sharks, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, humans, wildanimals, protection, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Oceanic whitetips, famous for attacking shipwrecked sailors, have been decimated by fishing and the shark fin trade.
Orangutan Learns to Mimic Human Conversation for the First Time | New Scientist
Animals  (tags: animals, orangutan, human speech )

- 2 days ago -
An orangutan has shown an ability to emulate human speech for the first time -- a feat that gets us closer to understanding how human speech first evolved from the communications of ancestral great apes.
PLEASE Take Action for the Racing Greyhounds! ACTION!
Animals  (tags: Greyhound racing, animal cruelty, suffering )

- 5 days ago -
PLEASE send a message to Racing Minister Leon Bignell. Tell him you support the establishment of a Parliamentary Inquiry into greyhound racing in South Australia.
Sign the Petition: Stop the Mega-Merger of Bayer and Monsanto!
Environment  (tags: world, Sustainabililty, protection, politics, nature, humans, habitat, environment, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, Bayer, Monsanto, bees, butterflies, Mega-Corporation, food, supply, control )

- 15 days ago -
Don't let Bayer and Monsanto join forces! Bayer the Bee-Slayer and Monsanto the butterfly-killer are trying to merge into one huge mega-corporation that controls even more of our food system. We have to stop the merger now!
UN General Assembly to Suspend Saudi Arabia From the UN Human Rights Council.
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, news, humans, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, death, corruption, crime, conflict, United Nations General Assembly, Saudi Arabia, Human Rights, Council, Amnesty International, human rights, unlawful, attacks )

- 15 days ago -
Amnesty International is calling for Saudi Arabia to be stripped of its rights of membership in the Human Rights Council until it ends unlawful attacks by the military coalition it leads in Yemen
Stop the Rape and Torture of Women By Police
Society & Culture  (tags: mexico, harsher penalties, police, military personnel, torturing, raping, abuse, corruption, crime, humans, world )

- 15 days ago -
Goal: Implement harsher penalties for police and military personnel who torture and rape women.
Environment  (tags: solar tax, energy companies, profits, power, energy, world )

- 14 days ago -
Big energy companies see solar as a threat to their profits and their control of your power.
'Humpback Comeback' in Salish Sea Wows Whale Watching Companies
Animals  (tags: pacific whale watching association, Humpback whales, salish sea )

- 14 days ago -
Pacific Whale Watching Association says its members are seeing up to 20 humpbacks at a time
Meet Captain Pete Bethune With Earthrace Conservation.....The Reality Behind The Reality Show
Offbeat  (tags: Pete Bethune, TV Reality Show, Protects Wildlife, Protects Earth )

- 21 days ago -
Earthrace ConservationâEUR(TM)s Captain Pete Bethune and His Black Ops Team Fight to Save Wildlife Worldwide. When governments fail to protect, these combat experts are there for the animals and planet.
Stop Seismic Testing in the Atlantic! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, oceans )

- 22 days ago -
Sign our petition and help us tell our state and federal leaders that North Carolinians are opposed to seismic testing off our coast.
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