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Poachers Threaten Existence of Venus Flytraps in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, crime, threatened plant, Venus Flytrap )

- 3 days ago -
Four men caught skulking around a nature preserve in North Carolina earlier this month have learned all about a new state law: It's now a felony to pick a Venus flytrap in the wild. The men, ages 22 to 49, were caught with 970 of the plants and earned the
Ban the GoDaddy Ad From the "Big" Game on 2/1/2015
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, petition )

- 3 days ago -
This does more to promote dog breeding and that animals are either disposable or have a price attached to them. Former CEO Bob Parsons clearly demonstrated his lack of compassion when he shot an elephant in 2011 during a canned hunting trip
Whale Watchers Celebrate Epic Season (Video)
Animals  (tags: whale migration, California, gray whales, orcas, dolphins )

- 3 days ago -
As gray whales make their annual migration from Alaska to Mexico, California whale watching companies are reporting record numbers of whales being sighted.
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abuse, abused, animalrights, animals, conservation, crime, endangered, ethics, extinction, investigation, killing, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, tigers, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2 days ago -
Both facilities separated tiger cubs from their mothers during the birthing process for hand-rearing, and began subjecting tiger cubs to public handling when the infants were just three and four weeks of age respectively.
Bison, Cows and Rabbits Square Off on Utah Range
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Bison, Coyote, wildlife, killing, investigation, humans, slaughter, society, abuse, conservation, environment, ethics, animalrights, animalwelfare, protection )

- 3 days ago -
The henrys are a vital part of the West's connectivity, and recently, ranchers found that their hated wild bison were pretty much innocent of eating up the vegetation. Jackrabbits eat 34%, cows, 52% bison 13%. Utah's war on coyote is wrongheaded
Ban the Importation of American Bullfrogs in California
Animals  (tags: conservation, ethics, environment, extinction, habitat, wildlife, protection, law, humans, wildanimals, society )

- 3 days ago -
Imported as restaurant/food this species is destroying native species , and is one of the factors introducing chytrid fungus - amphibian killer -. Save the Frogs posts this in addition FYI
New Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Moves to Suppress CIA Torture Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Police State, Crimes Against Humanity )

Walter L
- 3 days ago -
The legislative branch is seeking to recall (and likely suppress) copies of a report which the new majority in the Senate regards as too critical of the CIA and too revealing of the methods employed by the intelligence agency in its brutal interrogations
Chasing the Sun in the Navajo Nation
Science & Tech  (tags: Navajos, solar energy, community, diversity, economy, environment, good news )

- 2 days ago -
SheâEUR(TM)s Going Door To Door With Light, And Older Navajos Have Never Seen Anything Like I
Wildcare - WildCare Rescues Storm Petrel While on Vacation
Animals  (tags: animals )

- 3 days ago -
Thank you Wildcare.
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