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These Sharks Once Ruled the Seas. Now They're Nearly Gone.
Animals  (tags: fin trade, sharks, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, humans, wildanimals, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - nationalgeographic.com
Oceanic whitetips, famous for attacking shipwrecked sailors, have been decimated by fishing and the shark fin trade.
Success: Lonely and Confined Elephant Finally Released to Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: Lonely Kavaan, Marghazar Zoo, Pakistan, finally released, sanctuary )

Rosie
- 8 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Kaavan, the elephant at Marghazar Zoo, to finally see freedom after being chained & confined for almost 30 years. After a public outcry by 'Free Kavaan' & petitions like this, the Pakistan Senate agrees he needs sanctuary & elephant friends.
Pictures of the Day: 28 July 2016
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 28 July 2016 )

Giana
- 56 minutes ago - telegraph.co.uk
Good photos.
Destroying Romania's Forests: Europe's Rotten Wood
Environment  (tags: illegal logging, environment, forests, ecosystems, destruction, world, protection )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - theecologist.org
Illegal logging accounts for between 30 and 50 percent of wood harvested in Romania.
Radioactive Waste and the Nuclear War on Australia's Aboriginal People
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, aborigines, protection, pollution, healthconditions, radia-active, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - theecologist.org
Aboriginal peoples and traditional land owners are fighting back against an Australian goverement which has dumped radioactive wastes on its lands for decades and has new plans for more dumping.
HELP BAN TAR SANDS TANKERS AND SAVE OUR CLIMATE
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, Tar Sands oil, tanker traffic )

Dogan
- 7 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Banning dangerous supertankers and barges in U.S. waters is the single best means we have to protect our coasts and our planet from the next generation of climate-wrecking tar sands oil. And President Obama has the authority to direct...
Oldest Cancer Found In 1.7 Million Year Old Bone.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Tumor, South Africa, Neanderthal )

Derek
- 6 hours ago - news.sky.com
The discoveries were made at two sites in South Africa and are more than 1.6 million years earlier than the previous find , a tumour discovered in the rib of a Neanderthal dated to around 120,000 years-old.
Mobs Of People Stop Truck Carrying 300 Dogs To Slaughter
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

Angie
- 6 hours ago - thedodo.com
On the warm evening of July 23, Chinese citizens spotted the truck, which originated in the Shandong province, on the road and were quick to realize its final destination: a dog meat market. The race to save all 300 from being butchered was on.
Man Finds Tiniest Surprises In A Bucket In The Back Of His Truck
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

Angie
- 6 hours ago - thedodo.com
These were not typical orphans. Their mother had left them in a bucket on the back of a landscaping truck and an unsuspecting worker drove that truck more than 50 miles away. A party of volunteers was dispatched to find the mother.
 
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