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Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, South America, Goliath spider, animals, habitat, nature, environment, forests )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - m.livescience.com
Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat.
Punish Caretakers Who Murdered Dogs - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: Caretakers, dogs, Arizona, punish, murdered, petition, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Offline
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A case involving the owners of a dog kennel, its caretakers, and 21 dead dogs has finally resulted with the abusers being charged with animal cruelty. The dogs who were housed in the suburban Phoenix kennel died from overheating and suffocation.
Support Exotic Animal Display Ban - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: Animal hero kids, exotic animals, Melbourne, Florida, petition )

Offline
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Animal Hero Kids is an national organization that focuses on educating the public about the humane treatment of animals and also awards kids for their work advocating animals. Recently, the group of animal welfare advocates requested the Melbourne City.
Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban | Earthjustice
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection )

Paulo
- 14 hours ago - earthjustice.org
Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban. Victory: Havasupai Tribe, conservation coalition celebrate key win for protecting water, wildlife, and sacred lands.
Climate Renews Famine Risk to Africa's Sahel
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, world, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
With population increasing and food demand far outstripping supply, the Sahel is vulnerable to a new humanitarian crisis − and researchers warn that rising temperatures will only make matters worse.
11 Beautiful Minutes Of Dogs Pretending To Be Supreme Court Justices ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: humor, satire, John Oliver, Supreme Court, dogs, humans, interesting, government, politics, law, society )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - digg.com
"Last Week Tonight" did something wonderful Sunday night. John Oliver and his crew released almost 11 minutes of footage of dogs dressed up as the members of the Supreme Court of the United States for news outlets to use for reenactment purposes.
Killer Whales Spied From Drone's Eye View: Photos
Animals  (tags: killer whales, drones, photos, beautiful )

Giana
- 16 hours ago - news.discovery.com
Thanks to an effort by the Vancouver Aquarium and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries department, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle or a drone to monitor the health, movement and reproduction of killer whales.
Don`t Let Homeless Teenage Girls Belcome Victims of Sex Trafficking!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, safety, humans )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
No teenager deserves a life like this. please sign. They need a safe place and not a pimp!
Steep Drop in Rhino Horn Use in Vietnam
Animals  (tags: rhinoceros, rhinos, endangered, rhino horn, TCM, traditional chinese medicine, Vietnam, decreased use )

Brian
- 21 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
"A new poll reveals that demand for rhino horn in Vietnam has declined, just within the last year, by a startling 38.1 percent, mainly as a result of a multi-faceted marketing campaign by Humane Society International and the gov't of that SE Asian nation"
Punish Caretakers Who Murdered Dogs - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, investigation, death, cruelty, abused, dogs )

Michele
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
21 dogs died from heat, suffocation while being boarded at a kennel in Phoenix, AZ. One of the persons responsible was the son of U.S. Senator Jeff Flake.
SUPPORT CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO CLEAN UP 10,000 TOXIC ABANDONED URANIUM MINES!
Environment  (tags: mining, uranium, nuclear industry, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - cleanupthemines.org
The nuclear industry is a many-headed toxic beast - nuclear power and nuclear weapons are just the most visible ones. Mining, milling, processing, reprocessing, manufacturing, and transporting nuclear materials are some other heads of the beast that are
Snails Taking It Slow and Easy: Photos
Animals  (tags: snails, photos, beautiful, interesting )

Giana
- 16 hours ago - news.discovery.com
Most snails are hermaphrodites, with both male and female reproductive organs. A mating ritual that can last several hours results in each snail having eggs to deliver, after they grow for a bit inside the snail.
100% Clean. Climate Petition to Save the World
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, environment )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
Scientists claim that climate change is spiralling out of control and unless carbon pollution is tackled soon, we are threatening the survival of everything we love.
Don't Be Scared Little Fella -- You're Free!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, rescued, suffering, protection, humans, animals, ethics, GoodNews, goodnews )

Leopold
- 1 day ago - blog.therainforestsite.com
Not long ago, we posted about an adorable abandoned seal pup who had been rescued. Well it turns out the little pup is doing just fine! That's why rescuers were able to release the little beauty (and another rescued pup) into the Pacific.
Protect Beautiful Lagoon From Development - To Sign Please
Environment  (tags: Lagoon, save, development, Indian river lagoon, petition )

Offline
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The Indian River Lagoon, part of a riverfront conservation effort in Florida, is in threat of degradation by development. The project seeks to create an asphalt parking lot, paved road, and dredged channel for large boats to gain access to the area.
5 Ways to Help Animals on Halloween | Actions | PETA.Org
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, ethics, animaladvocates )

Paulo
- 1 day ago - peta.org
From the costume you wear to the candy you give, you can be an advocate for animals no matter what your plans are this Halloween. Find Out How:
Remove Facebook Video of Kitten Being Set on Fire - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, cats, endangered, protection, sadness, pets, cruelty, crime, death, AnimalWelfare, abuse, abused, killing, law, killed, suffering )

James
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
According to the Facebook community guidelines, it is perfectly acceptable to upload a video of a young kitten being doused in gasoline and then set on fire since it does not breach any rules.
A New Home for Spanish Rescue Bears
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, GoodNews, protection, rescued, wildanimals, wildlife )

Linda
- 1 day ago - worldanimalprotection.org.uk
Thanks to our supporters, we've been able to transport two sister bears from a rescue centre in Spain to a spacious new home at a bear sanctuary in Hungary. -
Rescue Mentally-Ill Circus Elephants
Animals  (tags: )

Kelly
- 13 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Two elephants from the Circus World Museum were recently caught on video swaying back and forth as a violinist played music.
Turning the Tide of History: Maui Streams Flow Again After 150 Years
Environment  (tags: Maui river, flows, stream, history, good news, environment )

Offline
- 1 day ago - earthjustice.org
Today, flow will return to two streams on Maui that have been diverted for more than 150 years.
The Real 47 Percent: GOP Candidate With a Ferrari Pays No Federal Income Taxes for Third Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Tom Foley, Connecticut, elections, politics, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, government, corruption, abuse )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - rawstory.com
"Tom Foley owns a multi-million dollar mansion, two British fighter jets, and a $5-million-dollar yacht, yet takes advantage of tax loopholes middle-class families can only dream about, allowing him to pay no income taxes for three years,"...
Ships Agree To Go Slow In Bid To Save Whales
Animals  (tags: whales. ships, sharing the ocean, good news! )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - news.sky.com
Environmentalists say a pilot programme in one of America's most precious natural locations could save the lives of endangered whales for generations to come.
Death of White Rhino in Kenya Leaves Only Six Animals Alive in the World
Animals  (tags: foreclosures, GoodNews )

Annamaria
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Suni, a 34-year-old northern white rhino, was found dead on Friday by rangers at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nairobi. A wildlife conservancy said, meaning only six of the animals are left alive in the world.
These Advocates Are Raising Awareness For Ridiculously Adorable Sloths
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animals, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Linda
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Sunday is International Sloth Day, which aims to draw the public's attention not only the creature's cuteness factor, but also promote the respect of its natural environment and protection. And The Sloth Institute Costa Rica is doing just that.
Mystery Mini-Kraken Hauled in From the Deep
Animals  (tags: Mini-Kraken, mystery, creature, deep, ocean, video )

Giana
- 16 hours ago - news.discovery.com
What do you do when you're fishing and bring up a creature that looks like a Greek mythology nightmare or a giant clump of onion wrings writhing indepently of each other? This being the Internet age, you make a video.
City Files Lawsuit Against Activists for Putting Money in Expired Parking Meters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption )

Mike
- 1 day ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
For years, groups of Keene residents known as "Robin Hooders" have walked the streets filling expired parking meters with their own money, in order to save people from getting parking tickets. The city filed a lawsuit against them for this activity.
Victory: Mexico Judge Votes Against Monsanto in Favor of Bees
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, government, habitatdestruction, habitat, healthconditions, humans, healthcondition )

Leopold
- 1 day ago - yournewswire.com
Honoring the complaints of a small group of beekeepers in the state of Yucatán, who complained that Monsanto's planned planting of thousands of hectares of GM soybeans made to withstand RoundUp would demolish their honey industry by decimating bees.
NYC Rats Carrying a Host of Scary Diseases
Animals  (tags: rats, NYC, diseases, research, habitat, humans )

Giana
- 16 hours ago - news.discovery.com
The rats that dart between trash cans and crawl across subway tracks in New York may harbor some alarming diseases, according to a new study.
 

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