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New York State Bans Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, New York, fracking banned, Marcellus Shale, Propublica )

Judy
- 1 day ago - propublica.org
The ban makes New York, which holds large natural gas reserves in the Marcellus Shale, the largest and most significant region to bow out of the nation's energy boom because of concerns that its benefits may be outweighed by the risk.
Stop a Massive Dead-End Road From Being Built Through the Tongass National Forest
Environment  (tags: rainforest, rivers, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, Highway construction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - secure.earthjustice.org
We have until December 31 to tell the Army Corps of Engineers to stop a destructive dead-end road from being built through ancient rainforest and devastating a national treasure, Berners Bay.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PERU: Clean Up Six-Month Oil Leak
Environment  (tags: OIL LEAK, Peru, oil, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, protection, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Petroperú pipeline has already been leaking for several months, poisoning the river and all the lives that depend on it. The pipeline needs to be fixed, and Peru's Ministry of Environment needs to address the leak
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam.PERILOUS TIMES FOR THESE MAJESTIC ANIMALS
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, forests, habitat, government, nature, protection, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
According to surveys conducted by the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, the population of wild tigers in Vietnam has fallen dramatically to a measly number of an estimated 47 individuals and about 100 tigers in captivity. THIS IS JUST SAD!
Derby the Dog, Born With Deformed Legs, Can Now Run Thanks to 3D Printed Prosthetics!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, dogs, GoodNews, protection )

Mike
- 1 day ago - treehugger.com
Video- It's amazing. He now runs two to three miles a day. We might all pretend to be cynics on the internet nowadays, but seeing the delight of a dog who can freely run around for the first time is sure to reach your heart.
Urge Your Representative to Cosponsor the Rare Cats and Canids Act
Animals  (tags: wild cats, wild species, canids, animalrights, animalwelfare, death, dogs, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, diseases, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 22 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
Many of these wild species, once considered common, are now in decline due to pervasive threats such as habitat loss and disease. The long-term survival of many wild felids and canids is in serious jeopardy.
IKEA Monkey Finds Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: monkey, darwin, IKEA, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, humans, pets, protection, rescued, society, wildanimals )

Lone
- 1 day ago - beachmetro.com
It was two years ago a cute little monkey in a sheepskin coat got lost at IKEA. You can hardly blame him - you need a map to negotiate your way through that store.
GOOD NEWS! Obama's Latest Green Move: Banning Drilling in Alaska's Bristol Bay
Environment  (tags: government, GoodNews, ARctic rilling, Bristol Bay, wildlife, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, conservation, climate-change )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - grist.org
He protected Alaska's Bristol Bay, a major environmental and economic resource, by withdrawing the waters indefinitely from future oil and gas drilling.
Approaching the Loss of a Best Friend
Animals  (tags: dogs, pets, sadness )

Britney
- 1 day ago - facebook.com
https://www.facebook.com/notes/daisy-do/my-husband s-drunken-attempt-to-introduce-the-world-to-porter /1529151333992077?pnref=story Our beloved Rottweiler Porter has cancer and there is nothing to be done. He deserves the world to know him. To love him.
Sickly Bear Cub From Wawa Wouldn't Have Survived Winter: Rescuer
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, bears, rescued, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, conservation, protection )

Michael
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
A bear cub is on the mend after getting help from the Wild at Heart Wildlife Refuge Centre in Sudbury. The cub was found wandering on a road near Wawa last Friday. The person who found him picked him up and fed him some peanut butter.
Help Needed to Stop Liberty County From Returning Seized Dogs to Dogfighter
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalcruelty, abuse, dogfighting, death )

Angela
- 18 hours ago - examiner.com
According to a December 17 post on My Panhandle, the dogs seized from a dogfighting ring may be returned to their owner unless a rescue steps up to save them. Please call if you can!
Friskies Cat Questions: Christmas : Video Clips From The Coolest One
Animals  (tags: animals, cats )

Christeen
- 12 hours ago - coolestone.com
Questions from the cat.
Meet the Architects of the Torture Memos
Society & Culture  (tags: torture program, torture memos, DOJ, OLC, government, humanrights, Geneva Convention, Constitution of the United States, society )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Should 'bad ideas' be protected by Academic Freedom ? Here's the unprecidented case of a law school dean to call for the criminal prosecution of a law professor at another campus of the same university .
Support Plan to Save Prairie Chickens.CAPITALISM IS KILLING THE PRAIRIE CHICKENS.
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
The prairie chicken is a type of grouse native to the southern part of the United States and the species has been recently declared threatened. Now that they are declared threatened, farmers and companies are throwing lawsuits at the fed.govt. SHAMEFUL!!!
Another Northern White Rhino Died at the San Diego Zoo, Which Means There Are Only 5 Left -- and All Are in Captivity.
Animals  (tags: death, extinction, sadness, rhinowildlife, suffering, wildanimals )

Angela
- 18 hours ago - msn.com
Video - Another northern white rhino died at the San Diego Zoo, which means there are only 5 left -- and all are in captivity.
Give a Big Shout-Out! to Volunteers Who Dedicated Years to Finding a Home for Injured Kitten. Take Action!
Animals  (tags: cats, AnimalWelfare, rescued, happy endings )

Nicole
- 13 hours ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Let's give a big thanks to Northside Humane Society and all of their shelter staff, volunteers, and donors. Without them, cats like Vanessa wouldn't have a chance at a happily ever after.
Convict Poachers Who Poisoned Over 100 Elephants.HEINOUS CRIME AGAINST THESE MAJESTIC ANIMALS.
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, government, habitat, humans, nature, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
Eight poachers have figured out a new and disturbing way to kill elephants, choosing to poison them with cyanide. So far, one hundred elephants have died just in the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Still worse is that the poisoning, although aimed .....
People Against Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, k )

Wendy
- 1 day ago - facebook.com
We are here to fight against animal cruelty through signing and sharing petitions. We will offer news articles to keep you up to date on the latest in the animals community and share other sites with helpful information as well
Young Dog Dwarfed By Living in Small Enclosure
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalcruelty, abuse, suffering, sadness )

Angela
- 18 hours ago - examiner.com
He is emaciated, his legs are basically, folded in half and his spine is curved. To look at him, you would guess he'd been forced to grow up in & live in a small cage. Well, guess what, you'd be right.
TAKE ACTION NOW! The Mekong River Means Life: Stop the Don Sahong Dam
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, MEKONG RIVER, world, politics, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, wildlife )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The future of the Mekong River's ecosystem and her people are in jeopardy, as plans to build the Don Sahong Dam - the second dam on the Lower Mekong mainstream - rapidly progress
Ireland's Gay Bull, Rescued By 'The Simpsons' Co-Creator Sam Simon, May Have Found a Mate
Animals  (tags: bull, saved, animalrights, gay, gay bull, Benjy saved from slaughterhouse )

Angela
- 18 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Benjy, a Charlerois bull scheduled to be sent to the slaughterhouse because of his disinterest in impregnating female cows, was saved by a global campaign launched by the television producer. He quickly befriended a handsome bullock.
Throw West Coast Fishers a Lifeline
Animals  (tags: Fishers, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, killed, killing, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 18 hours ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action -- urge the Service to protect all fishers and their habitat on the West Coast and instate a trapping rule to end preventable deaths.
The World's Fastest Land Animal (And Prettiest Babies)
Animals  (tags: Cheetahs, mammals, big cats, Africa )

Barbara
- 14 hours ago - animals.nationalgeographic.com
The cheetah is the world's fastest land mammal. With acceleration that would leave most automobiles in the dust, a cheetah can go from 0 to 60 miles (96 kilometers) an hour in only three seconds. SLIDESHOW
Petition: Save the Lear's Macaw
Animals  (tags: Lear's Macaw )

Slava
- 19 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Lear's Macaw is a large all-blue Brazilian parrot, a member of a large group of Neotropical parrots known as macaws. This macaw is rare with a highly restricted range and it is endangered species. Population of this species in 2010 was estimated as be
Palestinians Flee Hamas, Ask Israel to Imprison Them
World  (tags: Palestinian escapees from Hamas, Israeli jail pereferred )

Beth
- 16 hours ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
"I'm sad that I'm back in the Gaza Strip. I went through happy times [in Israeli detention], where I had food, calm, good work, although I did not receive a salary. Those were unforgettable days where I had delicious food that we don't have in the Gaza.."
America's Iconic Monarch Butterfly
Animals  (tags: Monarch, butterfly, North America )

Barbara
- 14 hours ago - animals.nationalgeographic.com
Monarch butterflies begin life as eggs and hatch as larvae that eat their eggshells and, subsequently, the milkweed plants on which they were placed. SLIDESHOW
Zimbabwe Reportedly Plans to Export 'a Hundred' Baby Elephants to China
World  (tags: World, Baby Elephants, China, Zimbabwe, Animal Rights, Conservation )

Stephen
- 18 hours ago - newsweek.com
Zimbabwe has allegedly captured dozens of baby elephants from the wild in order to export them to zoos and circuses in China, according to activist group the Zimbabwe Conservation Taskforce (ZCTF).
Watch This Clever Cat Pull Off A $1,000 Seafood Heist
Animals  (tags: cats, Cat Lovers, funny animals, funny video, cat burglar )

Beth
- 1 day ago - news.distractify.com
He's a real-life Heathcliff....with gourmet taste!
 

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