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International Petition to Oppose Harmful Seismic Testing Off U.S. Eastern Coast
Animals  (tags: dolphins, whales, seismic testing, oil exploration, drilling, fossil fuels, animalcruelty, animal suffering, ocean ecosystem, marine conservation )

- 5 hours ago -
Seismic blasting in the Atlantic threatens to bombard dolphins, whales and other species that depend on hearing to feed, communicate, mate and thrive with dynamite-like blasts of sound, potentially causing injury and death to as many as 138,000.
Animal Protection Group Files USDA Request to Revoke Traveling Circus Act License
Animals  (tags: traveling circus, missouri state fair, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, wildanimals )

- 13 hours ago -
Last weekend, several national media outlets reported shocked visitors at the Missouri State Fair describing emaciated, lethargic tigers performing circus tricks during Mr. MullenâEUR(TM)s Amazing Rainforest Adventures exhibition.
Sea World - Stop Capturing Whales
Animals  (tags: sea world, orcas, petition, animal welfare, captivity )

- 12 hours ago -
If you have ever been to Florida before you should probably know about Sea World.Now, I like Sea World but they are capturing and killing orca and killer whales just to entertain us! My research showed me whales are almost extinct due to this issue.
Victory For Texas Greyhounds--State's Last Dog Track Closing Forever!
Animals  (tags: Victory, dogs, greyhounds, dog racing, Texas, GREY2K USA )

- 8 hours ago -
Another strong blow to this cruel industry, and hope and relief at last for these unloved dogs. "I have nothing to fear; and here my story ends. My troubles are all over, and I am at home." --"Black Beauty"
ACTION ALERT: Close Zoo That Allegedly Provides Chimpanzee With Addictive Substances
Animals  (tags: zoo, animal abuse, cruetly, drugs, suffering, investigation )

- 8 hours ago -
Laughing tourists looked on as a chimpanzee reportedly smoked a cigarette at a zoo in China. If chimpanzees continue to be given abusive substances, many of them will likely suffer and die horrible deaths.
Global Citizens: Last Chance to Advocate for Primates in U.S. Laboratories. DUE AUG. 31st, 2015, at 11:59 PM ET
Animals  (tags: take action, primates, isolation, animal suffering, experiments, testing, laboratories, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, ethics )

- 10 hours ago -
If you haven't already, please submit your comments to the federal government on whether to improve living conditions for nonhuman primates in US labs - along with any other general statements you may care to make regarding this type of animal 'usage.'
A Devastating Decision for New Mexico's Wildlife
Animals  (tags: NMDGF, bears, cougars, hunting, trapping, snares, wildlife, tragic, animal suffering, animal cruelty, endangered species, sorrow )

- 7 hours ago -
"Some of those packed into the meeting room shouted at commissioners following the vote, saying they should be ashamed. They were also upset because public comment was limited to an hour." The Associated Press
McDonaldâEUR(TM)s Under Fire After Hidden Footage Reveals the Truth Behind McNuggets
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, suffering, protection, cruelty, animalcruelty )

- 8 hours ago -
Undercover video released on Wednesday by animal rights organization, Mercy for Animals, shows how chickens are treated before being turned into McDonald's famous Chicken McNuggets.
Trees 'Dripping With Koalas' Along Proposed Pacific Highway Route - Ballina MP - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Animals  (tags: animals, koalas, wildlife )

- 47 minutes ago -
The state member for Ballina says the trees are "dripping with koalas" along the route of a proposed Pacific Highway upgrade.
OR7 The Journey to Play at Summerfield Cinemas in Santa Rosa, CA
Animals  (tags: humans, wildanimals, wolves, conservation, investigation, animals, wildlife, environment, habitat, protection, law, suffering, ethics, society, GoodNews )

- 15 hours ago -
If yu are anywhere near Santa Rosa CA, see this. Following the film, you can question Amaroq Weiss, Wolf program director for Center for Biological Diversity. Wolvess are far different than catel producers and hunters would have you believe.
Controversy Still Surrounds Reintroduction Of Mexican Gray Wolves
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wolves, wildlife, suffering, slaughter, protection, humans, habitat, environment, endangered, conservation, animals, animalrights, ethics, extinction, killing, investigation )

- 14 hours ago -
Short interview with wolf specialist on the social difficulties the Mexican Wolf reintro is still experiencing, though they are largely with public lands ranchers and one segment of Apaches who use income from guiding elk hunters.

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