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Stop Selling Toxic Hummingbird Nectar ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, suffering, protection )

- 2 days ago -
Most hummingbird nectar that is sold at general stores in the United States contains red dye #40, which is extremely harmful to hummingbirds. Hummingbirds that consume this kind of nectar develop many health problems, and the production and sale
Close the Surabaya Zoo in Indonesia ! PLEASE SIGN and SHARE ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, zoos, cruelty, suffering, wildlife )

- 2 days ago -
We ask the government to close this zoo and relocate the animals which holds many endangered animals that are kept in dirty, cramped cages without proper veterinary care and vulnerable to illegal wildlife trafficking.
Urge Wisconsin Rep. Chris Taylor to Author Legislation to BAN CRUEL TRAPPING ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, suffering, killing )

- 2 days ago -
52% of all wildlife in the world ( songbirds, waterbirds, bobcats, wolves, beavers, bears) have been destroyed by human hunting and trapping in just 40 years according to WWF and London Zoological Society surveys.
Animals  (tags: PET CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, dogs, cats, 50% related pet deaths, Protect, Cure, Love )

- 1 day ago -
1 in 4 dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer. Cancer accounts for 50% of all related pet deaths each year. Through promoting early detection, supporting research and care, we can make a difference.....
Hans Rosling - VIDEO - This Shows You Why Boat Refugees Don't Fly!
World  (tags: Mediterranean, boat refugees, EU directive 2001/51/EC, drownings, Hans Rosling, Gapminder )

- 4 days ago -
Hans Rosling, with his usual flair, explains the situation of the boat refugees - and why so many end up drowing, instead of taking cheaper flights to Europe. Why So, refugees have to walk, swim or sink.....
Changing Times: Orangutan Rescue Teams Confront Danger, Cruelty, and Illegality
World  (tags: Changing Times, Panut Hadisiswoyo, 2015 Whitley Award for Conservation in A, Orangutan Information Centre, Medan, Sumatra, Annette Gartland )

- 4 days ago -
Profile of Panut Hadisiswoyo, who has just won the 2015 Whitley Award for Conservation in Ape Habitats, and the Orangutan Information Centre in Medan, Sumatra."By saving orangutans, we are saving the forests, and the forests are life."
Death Of Conversation: 22+ Images Of How Smartphones Take Over Our Lives
Offbeat  (tags: BoredPanda, cartoons, connectedness, humour, culture, pictures, off-beat, technology )

- 3 days ago -
Thanks to cellphones, we are more connected than ever before, but disconnecting is also more painful. The following cartoons, as well as the 'Death Of Conversation' project by Babycakes Romero, illustrate some of the funny and not-so-funny side effects
Dusty the Kangaroo Is Convinced He Is a Dog and Loves Life on the Farm at Wittenoom Hills, Near Esperance in Western Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Western Australia, kangaroo, golden retriever, border collie, good news, friendship, unusual, animals )

- 3 days ago -
Two-year-old Dusty the kangaroo is convinced he is a dog. Mr Stewart said Lilly the golden retriever and Rosie the border collie loved their kangaroo. 5listen to the radio interview about them)
How Liberian Women Organized a Sex Strike and Helped End a War -INCLUDES VIDEO INTERVIEW
World  (tags: Leymah Gbowee, Liberia, peace-maker, Institute for Inclusive Security, Colbert Report )

- 3 days ago -
Gbowee's grassroots organizing paved the way for Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - the first elected female president in Africa and a global symbol of women's ability to stabilize nations recovering from war. The video is excellent
Aceh to Fell 1,000 Hectares of Illegally Planted Oil Palm Plantations
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Aceh, conservation, environment, Palm oil plantation, clearance, revert to protected forest, Leuser Ecosystem, good news )

- 2 days ago -
Work to demolish the oil palm plantations in the Leuser Ecosystem Area in Tamiang district will start on Monday, according to Tezar Pahlevi. "Whether they like it or not they must give up the land because they have illegally converted protected forest
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