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Look Out Lemurs: Climate Change Is Taking Your Land
Environment  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, conservation, death, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, endangered, environment, climate, climate-change, animals, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, trees, w )

- 12 days ago -
As if rampant deforestation and poaching werenâEUR(TM)t bad enough, climate change will have a devastating effect on the majority of MadagascarâEUR(TM)s lemur species.
At Least 19 Malian Elephants Killed By Poachers on Motorcycles, Government Official Says
Offbeat  (tags: mali, elephants, death, pouchers )

- 20 days ago -
BAMAKO, Mali âEUR" Wildlife officials in the West African nation of Mali say motorcycle-riding poachers have killed at least 19 elephants in the country since the start of the year.
Australian Mammals Face 'Extinction Calamity'
Animals  (tags: australia, extinction, marsupials )

- 20 days ago -
Australia has lost one in 10 of its native mammals over the last 200 years, mainly due to predation by the feral cat and red fox that were introduced from Europe. Large-scale fires to manage land are also having an impact.
The Climate Science Behind New Englands Historic Blizzard
Environment  (tags: New England, water vapor, Global warming, Nor'easter, snowstorm, Climate Change, Climate Disruption, Climate Science )

- 20 days ago -
One of the most robust scientific findings is the direct connection between global warming and more extreme precipitation or deluges. This means that when it is cold enough to snow, snow storms will be fueled by more water vapor and thus be more intense
Inside the 'Frozen Zoo' Where Sperm and Eggs From More 10,000 Dead Animals Is Being Stored With the Hope of Saving Endangered Sp
Offbeat  (tags: Frozen zoo, eggs, sperm, animals )

- 20 days ago -
Whenever an endangered animal dies at the San Diego Zoo, researchers race out, regardless of the hour, to remove its sperm or eggs, maybe a bit of ear or eyeball, and carefully freeze the cells in liquid nitrogen.
Gorgeous Blue-Eyed Lemur Faces Extinction in 11 Years
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 20 days ago -
One of the most recently discovered lemur species of Madagascar could also be one of the first to disappear.
Gaza's Fishermen Confront Multiple Dangers
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel, Israeli Navy, violence, Human Rights, ethics, politics, government, news, society, freedoms, conflict, humans )

- 27 days ago -
Fishermen in the Gaza beach face many risks, namely, arrest and gunfire from the Israeli navy despite the truce signed between the Palestinians and Israel during cease-fire deliberations in August 2014 in Cairo.
1,215: The Record Number of Rhinos Poached in 2014
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, extinction, ethics, humans, killed, killing, suffering, slaughter, sadness, wildlife, wildani )

- 39 days ago -
South Africa has finally finished compiling its report on the number of rhinos poached in the country last year and, as expected, the news is terrible. All-told, 1,215 rhinos were killed by poachers in South Africa in 2014, the highest number ever...
The Real Paddington Bear: Cute, Unique and Endangered
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, extinction, ethics, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, killed, habitat )

- 46 days ago -
The real Paddington bears don''t eat marmalade, but they are just as cute.
Ask the US Fish and Wildlife Service to Label Wolves as Essential! Sign the Petition Here
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, endangered, petition to sign )

- 54 days ago -
Please urge US Wildlife authority to reconsider and give the wolves a fair chance of survival. Unless they receive protective status, they are poised to slowly disappear. We can't let this happen!
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