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Cow Escapes on Way to Slaughterhouse, Smashes Through Metal Fence, Breaks Arm of Man Trying to Catch Her Then Swims to Safety
Animals  (tags: cow, slaughter, escape )

Johan
- 14 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Local politician reportedly agrees to let animal live after its ordeal captures public attention.
Polar Ice Is Lost at Sea
Environment  (tags: climate change, ice loss, record low, polar )

Johan
- 1 day ago - grist.org
Our planet reached another miserable milestone earlier this week: Sea ice fell to its lowest level since human civilization began more than 12,000 years ago.
Petition - Prevent ODNR From Allowing Trapping Of Bobcats
Animals  (tags: bobcats, trapping cruelty, trapping ban, needless killings, horrific suffering, animal welfare and rights, prevention of wildlife loss, prevention of killings, stronger protection laws, wildlife preservation )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - change.org
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife is considering instituting a trapping season in certain areas of the state after sightings of bobcats have continued to increase. According to ODNR, the bobcat was removed from the list of...
Petition: JUSTICE FOR BAYNE AND SASHA
Animals  (tags: Responsible Dog Ownership, charges, dog bites, euthanization, needless death, justice for animals, punishment, Ethical Treatment, animal welfare laws, animal rights, prevention of killing healthy animals, prevention of mistreatment, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Meet Bayne and Sasha, Dogo Argentino's. They didn't do any wrong, actually they did everything Right, but paid the ultimate price. Chris thought he had done everything to set up the necessary precautions to protect his babies. He had signs posted on...
Petition - Let Us Come Together For The Slaughter-Bound Dogs
Animals  (tags: philippines, animal advocates, dog slaughter, dog meat consumption ban, animal welfare and rights, Ethical Treatment, prevention of further killings, prevention of mistreatment, stronger protection laws, Violence against Animals, needless suffering )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - change.org
While it may be true that animal welfare ends when the animal dies, with regard to neglect and inflected cruelty, the owner or perpetrator cannot totally escape the law. Animal welfare is every pet or animal owner's business and the act that lead to...
Petition - SPEAK UP FOR THE MOST SIGNIFICANT FOREST CONSERVATION MEASURE OF THE LAST CENTURY
Environment  (tags: alaska, National forests, Tongass National Forest, roadless areas, temperate rainforests, spectacular wild places, biodiversity hotspots, Ecological Balance, clear cutting, forest protection laws, prevention of damages, prevention of wildlife loss )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Any day now, Congress could take up two poison pill budget riders that would destroy roadless areas in Alaska's national forests-including the Tongass, which contains some of the largest remaining stands of intact temperate rainforest in the world-...
Petition - Congress: End the Ban on Federal Gun Violence Research
Society & Culture  (tags: School Shootings, armed attacks, violence prevention, stronger controls, military-style assault, protection of the vulnerable, gun control laws, accessibility, gun lobby, needless death, safety and security, society, politics )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Lift the congressional ban on federal gun violence research. The U.S. has the highest number of guns per capita of any country, and there have been over 1,500 mass shootings since the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012.
VIDEO: Palestinian Victim Sues Dutch Supplier of Israeli Attack Dogs
Society & Culture  (tags: Netherlands, Fourth Geneva, occupation excess force/violence, palestinian human rights abuses, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal Israeli settlements, landthefts-zionism, Occupied Palestinian territories, Al-Haq, Attack Dogs, Four Winds K9, world )

Fly
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank is suing the Dutch company that supplied the dogs Israeli soldiers used to attack him when he was a child
Petition - DO NOT RETURN THE FIGHTERS OF COCKS AND COWS TO VERACRUZ! NO MORE CULTURE OF VIOLENCE
Animals  (tags: cock fighting, bull fighting, ban of animals for entertainment, needless suffering, animal welfare and rights, Prevention of Cruelty, prevention of further mistreatment, Ethical Treatment, stronger protection laws, compassion for animals )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - change.org
On June 8 the Deputy DANIEL OLMOS BARRADAS and the BANK of the PAN presented an initiative with draft decree to exclude from the ANIMAL PROTECTION ACT FOR THE STATE OF VERACRUZ, the fights of roosters and calves.
We Are Drowning in Plastic, and Fracking Companies Are Profiting
Environment  (tags: garbage, pollution, fossil fuels, waste, resources )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The fracking industry is helping to fuel the plastics binge that is choking the planet.
'Hero Cow' Escapes Abattoir In Poland By Swimming To Island.
Animals  (tags: Cow, Poland, Slaughterhouse, Abbatoir, Escape, Nysa Fire Brigade )

Derek
- 11 hours ago - l.facebook.com
A local politician is fighting to give the brave bovine a lengthy retirement after her show of determination.Pawel Gotowski, deputy commander of the Nysa fire brigade, said they could not get closer than 70 metres to the cow because she was so scared.
Sign Now: It's Time for Congress to Investigate the Trump Administration for Repeated Ethics Violations.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Trump administration, ethics violations, family business, cover-ups, misuse of power, Taxpayer Money, investigations, accountability )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - act.pfaw.org
Since his first day in office, President Donald Trump has flouted ethical norms by not divesting himself from his family's business, nor fully divulging the sources of his income. And the example he has set has trickled down throughout his administration.
Sign : Success: Wales to Ban Wild Animals in Circuses
Animals  (tags: Wales, circus, ban, wild animals, protection )

Katie
- 6 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Support the Welsh GovernmentâEUR(TM)s commitment to banning the use of wild animals in circuses, where they are exploited and often mistreated.
US: Maryland - Protesters Oppoding Potomac Pipeline Surround Governor's Mansion
World  (tags: US, Maryland, Potomac Pipeline, Protesters Surround Governor's Mansion, Annapolis Maryland, conflict, corruption, government, interesting, politics, usa, world )

Fiona
- 17 hours ago - dcdirectactionnews.wordpress.com
February 15, protesters opposing TransCanadaâEUR(TM)s Eastern Panhandle Extension aka the Potomac Pipeline surrounded the MD GovernorâEUR(TM)s Mansion in Annapolis. After a starting rally on LawyerâEUR(TM)s Mall in front of the statehouse.
Everyday Erinyes #111
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, criminal justice, recidivism, algorithms, predictions, bias )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. One area this week which seem to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Russia Indictment Changes the Game?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, lies, elections, cover-up, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, crime, abuse, politics, news, government )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Starting to nail the coffin down! Please see first comment.
Sign : Alligators Heads Cut Off for Truck Stop Trophies
Animals  (tags: aliigators, truck stop, trophies, killing, wildlife )

Katie
- 6 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
Imagine you're on a road trip and you need to make a stop. You happen to arrive at one of the 430 Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores located in 41 states in the US. You fill up the tank, go into the convenience store for snacks, drinks
5 Similarities Between Ancient Rome's Decline And Today's United States
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, ancient, history )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - thefederalist.com
Will America end up like Rome?
With Blackface and Monkey Suit, Chinese Gala on Africa Causes Uproar
World  (tags: blackface, monkey suit, Chinese gala, africa, UPROAR, Lunar New Year, china, conflict, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
A lavish four-hour Lunar New Year show televised to millions across China on Thursday night set off a flood of indignation with its caricatures featuring blackface and African men in animal suits.
Museum of the Moon..
Society & Culture  (tags: culture )

Angelflow
- 12 hours ago - my-moon.org
Museum of the Moon allows us to observe and contemplate cultural similarities and differences around the world, and consider the latest moon science. Depending on where the artwork is presented, its meaning and interpretation will shift.
Canada: In The Angry Wake Following Colten Boushie's Death, Justin Trudeau Trys To Find Words
World  (tags: Canada, Justin Trudeau, Colten Boushie, Death, Murder, Violence, Government, conflict, crime, humans, news, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 18 hours ago - cbc.ca
Faced with a belief, shared by many, that justice has not been served âEUR" and a moment that could seem to exemplify centuries of continuing injustice âEUR" Justin Trudeau and his government obviously feel the need to say something.
UK: Lancashire -- Lorry Surfers Out Due To Viability Of Fracking.
World  (tags: UK: Lancashire, Lorry Surfers Oppose, Green Action, Direct Green Action, Profitabiity of Fracking, conflict, europe, humans, interesting, media, news, politics, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 18 hours ago - freedomnews.org.uk
Green direct action which has slowed development of controversial gas fracking to a crawl at key test sites saw more blockade work yesterday as it emerged that the potential of the industry in Britain to turn a profit is minimal.
WHY AMERICA HAS NO MAGIC WAND TO SOLVE GUN VIOLENCE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Children's safety, Donald Trump, Gun Violence, Illegal weapons, Las Vegas shooting, Lawmakers, Mass atrocity, Mental health, Senator Chris Murphy )

Joel
- 1 day ago - secretsofaidsandebola.blogspot.com
The amazing birth of technology is the solid foundation for the invention of all modern devices and sophisticated weapons.
Australian Politician Who Attacked Gay Marriage Leaves Wife for Lover - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights, family, ethics, politics )

Glenn
- 20 hours ago - worldreligionnews.com
Deputy Prime Minister Faces Widespread Criticism Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is world renowned for being a staunch opponent of same-sex marriage.
Nick Goepper Goes From Contemplating Suicide to Olympic Silver Medalist in PyeongChang
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, sports )

Glenn
- 16 hours ago - sports.yahoo.com
A true comeback story if there ever was one.
Stolen Puppy Dog Reunited With Couple in India | The Dodo   video
Offbeat  (tags: puppy, stolen, reunited-and-it-feels-so-good-video! )

Barb
- 4 hours ago - youtube.com
This couple was on a road trip when they fell in love with the sweetest stray puppy. They made it all the way to India together âEUR" but then the unthinkable happened...
Sign : Ban the International Dog & Cat Meat Trade
Animals  (tags: dogs, cats, meat trade, suffering, killing, death )

Katie
- 5 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
While not legally binding, H Res 401 does encourage United States executive branch officials to set up for discussion the dog and cat meat trade when creating agendas with officials of these countries.
Petition - South Korea: Liberate Labor Activists and Free Workforce From Oppression
Business  (tags: South Korea, labor activism, workforce, oppression, liberation, corruption, injustice, charges, imprisoned activists, wages and benefits, Human Rights Violations, Workers rights, advocates )

Kalliope
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Demand South Korea's president stop imprisoning advocates for workers' rights. While South Korean leadership assumes a public face of goodwill as it hosts the world's athletes, behind the persona still lingers another face of corruption and injustice.
Petition - Congress: Don't Pass A Bill That Excludes People With Disabilities
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, legislation, disabled people, disabled rights, local businesses, accessibility, services, excludings, Human Rights Violations, prevention of discrimination, protection of the vulnerable, responsibilities, society, inhumane treatment, ethics )

Kalliope
- 5 hours ago - ssl.capwiz.com
Congress is set to vote on legislation that would add new burdens to the lives of people with disabilities and badly weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act. The House of Representatives is voting this week on this cruel bill, H.R. 620, and we need...
 

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