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Remains Found At Trail Of Tears Could Be From Native American Burial Ground
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous remains, Trail of Tears, Native Americans, Missouri, human skeletal remains )

- 1 day ago -
Capt. David James of the Cape Girardeau County SheriffâEUR(TM)s Department told the Southeast Missourian the remains could be part of a Native American group called the Wolf People.
A Third of Cacti Facing Extinction
Environment  (tags: Cacti, thirty-one per cent, 500 species, facing extinction )

- 15 hours ago -
31% of cacti, some 500 species, face extinction due to human encroachment, according to the first global assessment of the plants, published Monday. It places the cactus among the most threatened groups on earth, ahead of mammals and just behind corals.
Petition: Stop Bullfighting in Spain
Animals  (tags: bullfighting, animalcruelty, death, killed, killing, abuse, cruelty, sadness, suffering, humans, ethics, animalrights )

- 15 hours ago -
Every year 250.000 bulls are killed in the arena this way, and is the main cultural event in Spain. It s not culture, it s animal cruelty. Please sign our petition to stop this "entertainment" once and for all.
Video Shows California Cops Punching Unarmed Woman in Brutal Arrest For a Seatbelt Violation @Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, safety, usa, police, rights, ethics, culture, family, media, law, abuse )

- 18 hours ago -
The New York Daily News reported on a police brutality suit brought by 40-year-old Cindy Hahn.
Bernie Sanders Holds Bostons Largest Democratic Primary Rally Ever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Boston, MA, event history, Bill McKibben, huge event, largest political event in Boston )

- 17 hours ago -
The event made history topping the size of the Bostons biggest Obama rally and his second stop that day within the same State. He had cancelled an earlier date in Boston as the campaign could not find a large enough space at affordable cost.
US Adds Two Macaws to Endangered Species List
Animals  (tags: Military Macaw, poaching and habitat loss, Great Green Macaw, Central and South America, US Fish and Wildlife Service, endangered species list )

- 1 day ago -
Poaching and habitat loss have landed both the military and great green macaw, found in Central and South America, on the US endangered species list. "Both macaws are at risk of extinction throughout their range," said the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
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 )

- 14 hours ago -
modern electrofishing -- where metal rods or conductive nets linked to car batteries send electric currents that stun the dolphins
Hundreds of New Species Discovered in the Fragile Eastern Himalayan Region
Animals  (tags: New Species, eastern himalayan region, monkey, fish, animals, conservation, environment, GoodNews, protection, wildanimals )

- 14 hours ago -
A sneezing monkey, a walking fish and a jewel-like snake are just some of a biological treasure trove of over 200 new species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to a new report by WWF.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Allow Hunters to Kill Formerly Endangered Bobcats
Animals  (tags: protection, slaughter, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, cats, animalcruelty )

- 16 hours ago -
Repeal new law that allows hunters to shoot one bobcat each year after they recovered from near extinction
Justice for a Trusting Family Cat
Animals  (tags: cat, abuse, petition, animal welfaee )

- 16 hours ago -
Horrible Animal Abuse, Neglect,Torture throughout the CSRA the Augusta Ga area and surrounding counties ( for those of you not familiar with this area) ANIMAL ABUSE is Rampant !!! Please join this Petition to help STOP the ABUSE, NEGLECT, and TORTURE
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