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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Grand Cayman Reefs From Destruction
Environment  (tags: coral reefs, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, environment, oceans, politics, world )

- 4 days ago -
The coral reefs of the Grand Cayman Island are some of the most beautiful in the world. Unfortunately, they are currently in danger of destruction. The government of Grand Cayman is currently considering a layout plan of piers that would be built right
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep the Humpback Whale Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Animals  (tags: whales, protection, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, humans )

- 4 days ago -
Though they are not totally in danger of extinction, there is concern that their numbers can decrease. This animal was once listed as an endangered species and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) are actually considering stripping this species
TAKE ACTION NOW! Myanmar: Crack Down on Illegal Electrofishing That's Hurting This Rare Dolphin
Animals  (tags: electrofishing, dolphins, slaughter, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3 days ago -
Myanmar's Irrawaddy River is home to one of the oldest human-animal partnerships: local fishermen and wild Irrawaddy dolphins. But modern electrofishing -- where metal rods or conductive nets linked to car batteries send electric currents that stun unsus
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA: Stop Brutal Seal Clubbing and Torture
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, slaughter, Candaian seal slaughter, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering )

- 3 days 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
Free Iranian Human Rights Activist Narges Mohammadi
World  (tags: iranian, human rights activist, Narges Mchammadi, prisoner of conscience, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, society, world )

- 3 days ago -
Release Narges Mohammadi immediately and unconditionally, as she is a prisoner of conscience, held solely for her peaceful exercise of her rights to freedom of expression, association, and peaceful assembly;
4 Ways To Honor Native Americans Without Appropriating Our Culture
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, corruption, humans, interesting, Native American, rights, society )

- 3 days ago -
I recently had a friend âEUR" a nice white lady IâEUR(TM)ve known for years âEUR" ask me whether buying moccasins for her infant son would be considered cultural appropriation, and therefore offensive.
Henning Mankell, Swedish Author of Wallander, Dies at 67
Society & Culture  (tags: Henning Mankell, swedish, author, wallander, crime writing, arts, celebrity, culture, death, humans, sadness, society, world )

- 4 days ago -
âEURoeHe established almost single-handedly the global picture of Sweden as a crime writerâEUR(TM)s ideal dystopia. He took the existing Swedish tradition of crime writing as a form of leftwing social criticism and gave it international recognition...."
Myanmar: Crack Down on Illegal Electrofishing That's Hurting This Rare Dolphin
Animals  (tags: dolphins, myanmar, electrofishing, illegal, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, wildlife )

- 3 days ago -
modern electrofishing -- where metal rods or conductive nets linked to car batteries send electric currents that stun the dolphins
Saudi Arabia Must Not Execute Ali Mohammed Baqir Al-Nimr
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, mohammed bagir al-Nimr, death, tortured, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humans, politics, society, world )

- 3 days ago -
Ali Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr was sentenced to death on May 27, 2014. After allegedly being tortured, he "confessed" to offenses that had taken place when he was 17 years old.
Petition: Demand An Independent Investigation Into the U.S. Bombing of A Doctors Without Borders Hospital!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, war, usa )

- 3 days ago -
It's absolutely sickening: On October 3, the U.S. This happened again and again. âEURoeThose people that could had moved quickly to the buildingâEUR(TM)s two bunkers to seek safety.In an initial statement, a U.S. spokesperson disgustingly dismissed the
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