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Fight for the Reef! Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment )

- 1 day ago -
Late last year Environment Minister Greg Hunt approved dredging at Abbot Point even though he knew the risks for the Great Barrier Reef
Illegal Gold Mining Pushes Deeper Into Protected Peruvian Reserve
Environment  (tags: illegal gold mining, world, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, protection, wildlife, nature, government )

- 1 hour ago -
Between December 2015 and January 2016, illegal gold mining activities seem to have moved further into Tambopata National Reserve, clearing around 20 hectares of protected forest.
People Are Actually Breeding Rhinos To Cut Off Their Horns
Animals  (tags: rhinos )

- 6 hours ago -
Keratin from a rhino horn racks up big bucks in the Asian market, partially because of the unfounded superstition that it cures everything from hangovers to cancer.
Laura Needs You She's All Alone at Ivory Haven Farms PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 6 hours ago -
At Ivory Haven Farms in Michigan, Laura the elephant is all alone. The only friend she's ever had in captivity, Buster, died in 2003. She's never had another.
Happy Is All Alone--Will You Help Her? PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 6 hours ago -
Happy, an Asian elephant at the Bronx Zoo, is one of the loneliest elephants in the U.S. She is 44 years old and has been all alone for nine years. There are two other elephants at the zoo, but Happy has been isolated from them because zoo staff are
PETITION - Elephant Perished After Suffering Shock During Fireworks! Demand Justice For Samurai NOW!
Animals  (tags: elephant suffering, elephant death, Animal torture, needless death, animalrights, animalwelfare, justice for animals, prevention of further mistreatment, stronger protection, punishment for animal abusers )

- 6 hours ago -
Fifty-year-old Samurai lived at the Sanctuary of Truth in Pattaya, where her owners charged tourists to ride on her back. She is believed to have become ill after suffering shock during the New Year's fireworks in the area several weeks ago.
PETITION - Prevent Leopard Attacks By Preserving Diminishing Habitat
Animals  (tags: wild leopards, Habitat preservation, animalwelfare, Respect for animals, animalrights, biodiversity wildlife, environmental protection, conservation, stronger protection )

- 7 hours ago -
A leopard injured three people after wandering into a school. The animal entered the highly populated city of Bangalore from a nearby forest. Rapid deforestation has given wild animals easy access to cities and nowhere else to go.
Applaud Researchers Working Toward Replacing Animal Testing
Animals  (tags: Applaud Researchers Working, Toward Replacing Animal Testing, animal testing, Animal Cruelty )

- 7 hours ago -
Target: Researchers at GermanyâEUR(TM)s Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy! Goal: Applaud work toward replacing animal testing with more humane methods.
Retire Isolated Circus Elephant to Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: Retire Isolated Circus Elephant to Sanct, Elephant Protection, elephants abused, elephant cruelty, wildanimals, wildlife, animalrights )

- 7 hours ago -
Target: Frank Murray, Animal Exhibitor and Owner of Annette! Goal: Retire Annette the elephant, who lost her only friend and now must perform and live alone, to an accredited sanctuary.
Ban Big Cat Trophy Imports Into NJ PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 7 hours ago -
Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-21) of NJ has introduced two important wildlife bills. S. 3416 is coming up for a hearing this week and it would help if he could show his colleagues that people care about protecting wildlife.
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