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TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Plans to Develop the Grand Canyon.
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - change.org
The vast 27,000 square-mile Navajo reservation abuts Grand Canyon National Park, and tribal leaders say they're losing out on tourist dollars and jobs for their people by leaving the land undeveloped
Swedish Wolf Hunt Put on Hold After Protests
Animals  (tags: wolf, hunt, sweden, stopped, protests )

Johan
- 16 hours ago - thelocal.se
The plan to cull eight wolves in the county of Dalarna in central Sweden has been halted following legal challenges from animal conservation groups.
Earth Faces Sixth 'Great Extinction' With 41% of Amphibians Set to Go the Way of the Dodo
Animals  (tags: sixth, great, extinction, human, caused, species, vanishing, threatened )

Johan
- 9 days ago - theguardian.com
Human activity, from overfishing to agriculture, is forcing a vast number of species to vanish from the wild. A staggering 41% of all amphibians on the planet now face extinction while 26% of mammal species and 13% of birds are similarly threatened.
Elephant Slaughter, Ivory Sales 'Out of Control', Conservationists Say
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory, slaughter, trade, extinction, decline, africa )

Johan
- 15 days ago - phys.org
The slaughter of Africa's elephants and the illegal trade in ivory in China are "out of control" and could push wild elephants to extinction within a generation.
Tigers Are Dying in Record Numbers in India
Animals  (tags: tiger, death, record, india, poaching, census )

Johan
- 22 days ago - time.com
A record number of tigers died in India over the most recent census period, a total of 274 deceased in the last four years. More than 70 per cent of tiger deaths were due to poaching or for undetermined reasons.
'Digging Soil Is Against Their Delicate Nature': Turkish President Says Women Are Not Equal to Men
Society & Culture  (tags: women, rights, feminism, gender, equality, turkey, religion, islam )

Johan
- 25 days ago - thejournal.ie
Turkey's president Erdogan declared that women are not equal to men - in an address before a women's justice summit in Istanbul. Erdogan launched a bitter attack against feminists in Turkey, claiming they reject the concept of motherhood.
Pope Francis Says Greed Will 'Destroy the World'
Society & Culture  (tags: greed, poverty, hunger, earth, destruction, pope, francis )

Johan
- 32 days ago - independent.co.uk
Pope Francis has urged world leaders to be more altruistic and to better look out for the poor and hungry -- or else mankind's greed will destroy will world. "Take care of the earth so it does not respond with destruction", he said.
Sweden to Allow Sanctioned Wolf Hunt
Animals  (tags: wolf, hunt, sweden, winter, 2014 )

Johan
- 40 days ago - sverigesradio.se
Sweden may see another licensed wolf hunt this winter after the Environmental Protection Agency has given the controversial practice a green light for central Sweden.
Iberian Lynx Reintroduced to Portugal
Animals  (tags: cats, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, goodnews, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 51 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The plan to reintroduce the rare Iberian lynx to the wild in Portugal has taken a giant step forward the country's environment ministry has announced.
Europe Has 421 Million Fewer Birds Than 30 Years Ago
Animals  (tags: birds, decline, europe, habitat loss, partridge, skylark, sparrows, starlings )

Johan
- 49 days ago - france24.com
The population crash is related to modern farming methods and the loss and damage of habitats, according to the study published in science journal Ecology Letters.
 
 
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