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Petition - Sign: Stop Horrifying Snapchat Posts of Children Torturing Animals
Animals  (tags: atrocities against animals, postings on social media, Selfies, ethical treatment of animals, barbaric behaviour, animalrights, justice for animals, prosecution, harsher penalties for animal killers, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection la )

- 7 hours ago -
In a horrifying trend on social media app Snapchat, young people are recording themselves committing sickening acts of animal cruelty and posting them online. In fact, reports to the RSPCA of animal cruelty on Snapchat have spiked by 340% as children,...
Penguins Die in 'Catastrophic' Antarctic Breeding Season
Animals  (tags: penguins, starvation, death, ice, antarctica )

- 2 days ago -
All but two Adelie penguin chicks have starved to death in their east Antarctic colony, in a breeding season described as 'catastrophic'. It was caused by unusually high amounts of ice late in the season, meaning adults had to travel further for food.
Sweden: Hungting Tower Sabotaged
World  (tags: Sweden, Hunting Tower Sabotage, ANIMAL LIBERATION FRONT, blog, death, GoodNews, humans, violence, world )

- 9 days ago -
From Direcct Action Info and Bite Back Magazine of the Animal Liberation Front: ""Hunter tower in Riala, Sweden Action done by Hunt Saboteurs Sweden" Go to Site...photographs give full informaton. Note, comment, forward.
Petition - Save the Javan Tiger
Animals  (tags: Tigers, biodiversity wildlife, prevention of wildlife loss, animalrights, animalwelfare, prevention from dying out, Habitat preservation, stronger protection, Extinct Species )

- 22 days ago -
Javan tigers used to roam the island of Java, but they were hunted and slaughtered mercilessly for two centuries. And then came heartbreak...Park Rangers in Indonesia may have spotted an animal thought to live only in history books. Sign your name...
Petition - Punish Official Who Shot the First Wild Bison Seen in Germany in 250 Years
Animals  (tags: wild bisons, needless killing, punishment for animal killers, Wildlife conservation, prevention of wildlife loss, animalrights, animalwelfare, stronger protection )

- 27 days ago -
Seek justice for exceedingly rare bison hastily murdered. Charges have been laid by the conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) against an official in eastern Germany who reportedly ordered hunters to shoot a bison he claimed was a danger to...
Germany's First Wild Bison in 250 Years Shot By Authorities
Animals  (tags: bison, wisent, germany, killed, endangered )

- 26 days ago -
WWF has announced that it is filing charges against an official in eastern Germany who ordered hunters to shoot a bison he claimed was a danger to the public. The conservationists say it was the first wild bison seen in Germany in two and a half centuries
Kazakhstan to Reintroduce Wild Tigers After 70-Year Absence
Animals  (tags: tigers, reintroduction, kazakhstan, conservation )

- 39 days ago -
Tigers will be reintroduced in the Ili-Balkhash region in Kazakhstan in a project that involves the creation of a nature reserve and the restoration of a forest that is part of the animal's historical range.
Grizzly Bears Go Vegetarian Due to Climate Change, Choosing Berries Over Salmon
Environment  (tags: climate change, grizzly bears, ecosystem, berries, salmon, diet change )

- 49 days ago -
Biologists warned that changes caused by a warming planet were behind the bears' unusual behavior and could affect the entire ecosystem. The forests around the streams suffered because the bears' fish carcasses were no longer there to enrich the soil.
Brazil Abolishes Huge Amazon Reserve in 'Biggest Attack' in 50 Years
Environment  (tags: amazon, forest, brazil, reserve, exploitation )

- 53 days ago -
The Brazilian president Michel Temer has abolished an Amazonian reserve the size of Denmark, prompting concerns of an influx of mineral companies, road-builders and workers into the species-rich forest.
Climate Change Will Almost Certainly Heat the World So Much It Can Never Recover, Major Study Finds
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming )

- 70 days ago -
There's only a 10 per cent chance we'll avoid widespread drought, extreme weather and dangerous increases in sea level
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