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Sign to Help Us Scale Back Pangolin Trafficking! | African Wildlife Foundation
Animals  (tags: pangolins, illegal wildlife trade, trafficking, Traditional medicine, poaching, wildlife, ethics, extinction, society, endangered, conservation, crime, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, habitat, environment, animaladvocates )

Julie
- 11 hours ago - secure.awf.org
Superstitions about the healing properties of pangolin scales have made this vulnerable species the worldâEUR(TM)s most trafficked mammal. Take action to protect them from extinction.
Petition - Stop Killing Young Calves Because There Boys and a Waste Production of Diary Farms.
Animals  (tags: dairy industry, male calves, slaughtering, mistreatment of animals, animal welfare and rights, needless suffering, prevention of further exploitation, prevention of further killings, Ethical Treatment, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - change.org
It's very cruel and totally unnecessary. Animals deserve to live as much as us. No life is a waste and no person has the right to murder anything. Children are influenced by what they see and hear and by what we do. Cows are a part of our lives as...
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 - Palmoel Und Biodiesel Stoppen! Orang-Utans Retten! ~ Stop Palm Oil and Bio-Fuel! Save Orang-Utans!
Environment  (tags: European Commission, Palmoil Business, bio-fuels, orangutangs, prevention of habitat destruction, environmental damages, stronger protection laws, Habitat preservation, Wildlife conservation, Sustainable Development, responsible sourcing, carbon emissions )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - regenwald.org
With every litre of diesel or gasoline, we use rapeseed and palm oil, wheat or sugar-beet because the EU prescribes the addition of bio-fuel. Their cultivation causes great environmental damage. Because of palm oil, the orang-utan population in Borneo...
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
- 10 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Local politician reportedly agrees to let animal live after its ordeal captures public attention.
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 - 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.
Since Standing Rock 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests
World  (tags: journalists, Standing Rock, activists, authoritarian, more laws )

Sheryl
- 23 hours ago - thenation.com
In the year since the last activists were evicted, the crackdown on journalists and activists has only intensified.
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-...
Join the Movement to Secure Our Elections!-Common Cause-Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, computer errors, outside tampering, corruption )

Nita
- 1 day ago - secure2.convio.net
WeâEUR(TM)re calling on decision makers to do whatever it takes to make sure our elections are secure. Add your name today!
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 - 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
- 21 hours 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.
Mexico: Tehuacan-Environmental Activists Attacked And Their Bus Set On Fire
World  (tags: Mexico, hydroelectric Project. Volcanic Region, Environmental Activists Attacked, Bus Burned, conflict, crime, government, humans, media, news, society, violence, world )

Fiona
- 13 hours ago - telesurtv.net
Activist group opposing a hydroelectric project in Puebla, Mexico, were traveling back home in a rented bus when armed masked men stopped them. Group Opposes Hydroelectric project in Sierra Negra Volcanic region.
Petition - UK Agency: Stop Contributing to Plastic Pollution
Environment  (tags: Great Britain, plastic pollution, Ocean environment, prevention of further pollution, prevention of environmental damages, responsible behaviour, Sustainable Development, stronger protection laws, water contamination, ecosystems, longterm consequences )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Demand UK environmental agency cease contributing to the pollution of our oceans. Imagine endless fields of plastic cups stretched as far as the eye can see... enough cups to leave a battalion of landfills brimming over. During the past five years...
Gun Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, violence, murder, safety, congress )

Ingrid
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sad, Disgusting, Angry
PETITION - Ask Your Members of Congress to Demand ICE Officials Reunite Jose and Baby Mateo and Never Split Up Another Family I
Society & Culture  (tags: members of congress, ICE officials, reuniting, family, immigration, ethics, freedoms, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Jose and baby Mateo were fleeing the threat of targeted killings in their home country of El Salvador, and Jose and his wife made the impossible decision of splitting up the family so that Jose D.F. and Mateo could seek asylum and safety
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
- 21 hours 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.
Abby Martin and Jimmy Dore   video
World  (tags: Ukraine, Abby Martin, Jimmy Dore, Russia, progressive conversation )

Sheryl
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
This is a great conversation between two progressives.
We Are Drowning in Plastic, and Fracking Companies Are Profiting
Environment  (tags: garbage, pollution, fossil fuels, waste, resources )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - alternet.org
The fracking industry is helping to fuel the plastics binge that is choking the planet.
US: New Mexico - Initial Ruling In Gold King Mine Spill Victories For Navajo Nation
World  (tags: US, New Mexico, Navajo Nation Wins, District Court, Gold King Mine Spill, EPA, Contractors, government, humans, media, news, politics, society, usa, world )

Fiona
- 13 hours ago - nativenewsonline.net
February 12 the Navajo Nation won an important victory in its fight for fair compensation for the harms caused by the U.S. EPA and its contractors from the devastating Gold King Mine spill.
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.
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.
Petition - Punish Mother Accused of Feeding Child Bleach
Society & Culture  (tags: brutal violence, Child Abuse, autistic child, punishments that fit the crime, children's rights, Justice for victims, Child Welfare Act, prevention of mistreatment, protection of the vulnerable, safety and security )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Punish mother accused of feeding child bleach to 'cure' autism. An Indiana mother has been arrested for allegedly lacing her daughter's drinks with bleach, after which the girl was removed from her home for safety.
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.
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
- 13 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.
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.
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?
'Hero Cow' Escapes Abattoir In Poland By Swimming To Island.
Animals  (tags: Cow, Poland, Slaughterhouse, Abbatoir, Escape, Nysa Fire Brigade )

Derek
- 6 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.
 

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