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About 99% of the Plastic in the Ocean Has Disappeared. Where It Is Going Should Scare Us All.
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, healthconditions, oceans, pollution, research, water )

Kamia
- 12 hours ago - takepart.com
From water bottles to microbeads, we send millions of tons of plastic into the ocean every year. That's $13 billion in damages to the environment, and marine animals end up choking on it too. Now it seems fish may be eating what's left and dying.
Florida 'Zombie Cat' Crawls Out of Grave
Offbeat  (tags: animal, domestic cat, zombie cat, Florida, USA )

Ray
- 11 minutes ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A cat in Florida has had surgery after apparently clawing its way out of his grave following a collision with a car.
Shocking Pictures of Five-Month-Old Puppy Held Down and Savaged in DOG-BAITING Ring - MIRROR
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, dogs, killed, killing, pets, protection, slaughter, suffering )

PROTECT A
- 12 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
The tortured dog had deep gouges to all four legs and is thought to have been held down and attacked in the vicious bloodsport, possibly run by an underground crime gang in Hull, Humberside.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Injured Elephant
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, protection )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - forcechange.com
An elephant named Nosey is being forced to perform week after week for the Liebel Family Circus, despite her crippling injuries and numerous complaints made to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise Initiative to Protect Millions of Acres of Wilderness
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, politics, GoodNews, government, wildlife, habitat )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - forcechange.com
Applaud President Obama's efforts to keep oil drilling operations out of the pristine Alaskan wilderness.
OP-ED: Message to the UK: The Fracking 'Bridge' Is Burning!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, fracking, frackis whack, UK, world, pollution, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 18 hours ago - theecologist.org
The lesson of fracking in the US and Canada is a simple one, writes Naomi Klein. The fracking industry is vicious, brutal and will stop at nothing to get its wa
Al Gore Is Still Kicking Butt as a Climate Warrior
Environment  (tags: Al Gore, Al Gore glonbal warming climate change c, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, protection, world )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - grist.org
I heard him speak one evening in September to an international crowd gathered by the U.N. in New York, and he brought people to their feet again and again.
Italy: Tax Break Offered for Dog Adoptions
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animal adoptions, tax breaks, protection )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - bbc.com
Adopting a four-legged friend will bring tax benefits to residents of a town in Sicily, it's reported.
Chinas Recent Forest Tenure Reforms Threaten Panda Habitat
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, China, panda habitat, development, government )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
While much of the pandaâEUR(TM)s habitat is protected by the Chinese government, what is left of the endangered conservation iconâEUR(TM)s home faces threats from a piece of legislation originally introduced in 2008 that would allow up to 1.8 million
 
 
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