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9 Unique Wild Animals Than Vanished in Our Lifetime
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, ethics, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 52 days ago -
The World Wildlife Fund reported in September that the planet has lost 53 percent of its mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and fish since 1970.
Animals  (tags: Care2, Serbia, Nis, Sasa's dogs, GoodNews, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, dogs, ethics, humans, pets, protection, rescued, goodnews )

- 52 days ago -
We received today Thank You Note from Care2: "WE DID IT - 450 DOGS ARE SAFE!" For all of you who helped save Sasha's dogs, you are in for a treat. Enjoy the video of Sasha and his dogs - true love and never ending happiness. THANK YOU CARE2!
Save a Spanish Greyhound. Give Them a Chance to Live a Normal Life!
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animals, animalrights, cruelty, death, dogs, ethics, killing, law, protection, society )

Mary Jane
- 52 days ago -
Join in asking the Spanish government to take measures and punish the people that neglect these poor and helpless animals. Most of them are being put down in horrible conditions. Some are poisoned, hung, or starved.
House Republicans Just Passed a Bill Forbidding Scientists From Advising the EPA on Their Own Research
Environment  (tags: congress, government, science, environment, research, corruption, usa )

- 53 days ago -
"In other words," wrote Union of Concerned Scientists director Andrew A. Rosenberg in an editorial for RollCall, "academic scientists who know the most about a subject can't weigh in, but experts paid by corporations who want to block regulations can."
Guatemala's Indigenous People Fighting Back Against Exploitation By Multinational Mining Companies
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, environment, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, pollution, healthconditions, energy )

- 52 days ago -
In violation of international law, the Guatemalan government is seeking to issue mining permits without the consent of indigenous people.
As Rivers re-Open to Shipping, Oil Threat to Bangladesh's Sundarbans Forest Continues
Environment  (tags: wildlife, pollution, protection, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, nature, humans )

- 52 days ago -
The recent oil tanker capsize on the Shela river puts the forest at risk of widespread biodiversity loss, but just this week, the authorities re-opened the Shela river to shipping with no restrictions on hazardous cargoes.
Join the Movement to Defend Our Oceans ACTION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 52 days ago -
Our oceans give sanctuary to a staggering 80% of life on Earth.
'Selma' Backlash Misses The Point
Society & Culture  (tags: law, politics, movies, ethics, history, government, media, culture, society )

- 52 days ago -
Selma's treatment of President Lyndon B. Johnson has sparked a controversy that could threaten the film's legacy and, in the short term, its chances for prestigious awards.
GOOD NEWS! In a US First, New Orleans Finds Homes for All Its Homeless Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: housinghomeless veterans, good news, politics, government, ethics, culture, safety, rights, goodnews, GoodNews, usa )

- 51 days ago -
More than 300 mayors have vowed to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. New Orleans celebrated the new year by becoming the first city to do so.
Part 2: And Now for the Bad News... Rob... - Save Dunaj the Downtown Doberman
Animals  (tags: Dunaj, Doberman, downtown doberman, animalrights, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, protection, pets, law, investigation )

- 52 days ago -
Rob didn't want to offer a compromise deal. We argued about it with him. He wouldn't budge. So when Monday rolled around, we hadn't given up, but neither had Rob. We were at an impasse....
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