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Speak Up for Silky Sharks
World  (tags: Silky Sharks, crime, corruption, animalcruelty, conservation, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction )

- 18 hours ago -
Costa Rican fisheries target these gentle sharks for their fins & ship overseas for shark fin soup. Costa Rica & Taiwan (a nation that consumes shark fins) worked together to block, hinder, & shutdown efforts to protect silky sharks. Take Action
Victory for Gulf of Mexico Sea Turtles!
Animals  (tags: Sea Turtles, Shrimp Moratorium, endangered, conservation, animalwelfare, animalrights, animaladvocates )

- 18 hours ago -
The shrimp permit moratorium will ensure that no extra shrimpers are on the water, & reduce the number of sea turtles & other animals killed by shrimp fishery vessels.
A Gathering of Giants
Animals  (tags: Sperm Whales, superpod, Amazing! )

- 9 days ago -
A photographer slips into the ocean to swim among hundreds of sperm whales witnessing a rarely seen social spectacle. This photographic essay on a "superpod" gathering of sperm whales that contained hundreds - if not thousands - of individuals actively
World  (tags: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Alexandra Morton, protecting wild salmon, salmon farms, virus, diseased )

- 12 days ago -
Alexandra Morton & the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have joined forces to protect wild salmon from salmon farms. They will be tracking farm salmon viruses & auditing the salmon farms along Canadas biggest wild salmon migration route...
Protect Liberias Unique Forest Heritage!
World  (tags: Rainforests, Liberia, palm oil, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, habitat, protection )

- 16 days ago -
*Permitting the sale & export of timber from oil palm concessions will mean the end of many forests.* Liberia is home to 45% of the remaining Upper Guinean rainforest with its incredible biodiversity. Please add your voice to this cause.
It's Time to Ban Atrazine Now
Environment  (tags: EPA, pesticide, atrazine, deadly, poison, frogs, birds, mammals, Humans, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, water, pollution )

- 18 days ago -
The countrys second-most commonly used pesticide, atrazine, is likely harming most species of mammals, birds, amphibians & reptiles, especially in the Midwest where its use is highest. Tell the EPA - We must ban atrazine now.
Please Sign - Keep Coal Power Plants Out of Tiger Country!
Environment  (tags: Rampal coal power plant. Bengal Tigers, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, habitatdestruction )

- 19 days ago -
Rampal coal power plant is planned for a site only 14 k from the mangroves in Bangladesh. A dwindling population of Bengal tigers roam the land in the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers. Please stand up for the unique environment
A Military (Macaw) Victory
Animals  (tags: Macaws, protection, endangered, conservation, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, GoodNews )

- 20 days ago -
For the third year in a row, this nest monitoring project prevented poaching of endangered military macaws.
Congratulate Scientists on Conservation of Galapagos Albatrosses PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, conservation )

- 20 days ago -
Commend scientific developments aiding in the conservation of the Galapagos Albatross
A Break for Black Bears
Animals  (tags: Black Bears, Florida, killing, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, ethics )

- 19 days ago -
This year, Floridas unique black bears have nothing to fear when fall hunting season rolls around. The state has postponed its black bear hunt at least until fall of 2017, thanks in part to Defenders of Wildlife.
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