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Tell the DRECP Agencies to Protect California's Desert Treasures! *** PLEASE SIGN ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, nature, protection, Sustainabililty )

Frans
- 22 hours ago - secure.wilderness.org
At The Wilderness Society, we want to make sure DRECP decision-makers value the California Desert as we and our members and supporters do, while we continue to support a national transition to renewable energy. California's deserts hold unique and...
TAKE ACTION NOW! PEPSICO: Cut Conflict Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: palm oil, rainforest destruciton, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, green, government, nature, humans )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
The biggest threat to the rainforest right now: palm oil plantations are clear-cutting the rainforest so they can expand. And the world's largest global snack food company could help end that with one piece of paper.
Students Defy SC Lawmakers, Snap Up Tickets to College's Lesbian-Themed Musical (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: government, budget cuts, education, ethics, rights, gayrights, society, politics, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Students at a South Carolina public university are snapping up tickets to the musical "Fun Home" after state lawmakers approved a proposed cut in school funding over the critically acclaimed lesbian memoir on which the musical is based.
Explore the California Desert: 11 Desert Treasures You'Ll Want to See -- and Preserve!
Environment  (tags: conservation, Desert, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Frans
- 1 day ago - wilderness.org
From pastel mountains and wildflower-filled valleys, California's desert is a vignette of the American West, unique in the world. It is alive with a dazzling variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and plants, many of them endangered. It is also a place ...
Heartbreaking Cruelty to Baby Calves at a Quebec DéLimax Factory Farm - Please Sign
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abuse, suffering )

Ismail
- 1 day ago - r20.rs6.net
Workers violently kicking, punching, and throwing baby animals o Calves crammed into feces-covered wooden boxes barely larger than their own bodies, often chained by the neck, unable to even turn around or lie down comfortably for their entire lives
Stop Capturing Killer Whales and Release Current Captive Killer Whales to a Sea Pen - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Sea world, killer whales, release, captivity )

Marie
- 1 day ago - change.org
Killer whale captivity is one of today's most controversial topics of conversation. Many organizations, including SeaWorld, capture killer whales and other marine mammals for the purpose of entertainment.
Demand Better Treatment for Poultry - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Maple leaf poultry, demand, better, treatment, cruelty )

Marie
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
A recent video taken at one of Maple Leaf's poultry hatcheries shows staff members engaging in blatant acts of animal cruelty and disregard for animal protection laws. Employees are seen carelessly handling hatchling chicks, resulting in unnecessary
Denounce Magazine's Glamorization of Domestic Violence - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: domesticviolence, Misogyny, abuse, rape, rapeculture, violenceagainstwomen, vogue, fashionmagazines )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A recent issue of Vogue Italia took the theme of domestic violence, used it to inspire a photo shoot in which terrified-looking models are pursued by a man with a knife.Photos are gratuitously violent, do nothing to help in the fight against women's abuse
KKK Imperial Wizard: Neighborhood Watch Underway in Fairview Township
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, KKK, neighborhood watch, ethics, law, society, rights, culture, corruption )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - pennlive.com
A local chapter of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan launched a neighborhood watch in the area of Ridge Road in Fairview Township in response to a recent rash of break-ins, said Frank Ancona, the organization's imperial wizard.
A Magical Miniature World Of Snails
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, forests, nature, protection )

Frans
- 1 day ago - boredpanda.com
Talented Ukrainian nature photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko has an eye for taking photos that bring small natural worlds up to our level, showing us how the world might look if we could see it through the eyes of an ant, snail or lizard....
Praise Group for Reducing Killing of Lions - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Praise, reducing, killing, lions, fence, recourses )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Praise group for helping to decrease the number of lions killed by providing villagers with resources and training to build fencing
Why Are Environmental Activists Being Murdered at a Record Rate?
Environment  (tags: Activists, Murder, Environmental Justice, Environmental Rights, Human Rights, Deadly Environment, Global Witness, Abby Martin, Breaking The Set )

Brian
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
"Abby Martin reports on the growing number of murders of environmental activist worldwide by corporate and government entities, citing the 908 deaths reported in countries from Brazil to the Philippines."
Condemn the Use of Drugs on Orcas - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Drugs, whales, orcas, cruelty, SeaWorld )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
As if being forced to a life in captivity isn't enough to bear, there is even more evidence showing the mistreatment of orcas at SeaWorld. According to recent documents released in a lawsuit against the company, trainers have been giving the orcas
Save Birds From Colossal Poaching - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Birds, Lebanon, endangered, poachers )

Marie
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
Over 140 species of birds in Lebanon - some extremely endangered - are being killed in huge numbers. Lebanese poachers encroach on some of the primary routes for millions of migrating European birds; songbirds, storks, eagles, and other birds of prey
Petition | Melissa Bachman: Stay OUT OF South Africa! | English
Animals  (tags: Lions, south afrika, melissa Bachman, hunting, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, cats, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, human )

Susanne
- 19 hours ago - yousign.org
Melissa, we are tired of your countless hunting adventures in South Africa! Stop this and lay your hands off our beloved animals! How would you like being ran in the woods with a shotgun? We demand that Melissa is not allowed to enter Africa!!
Applaud Decision to Keep Whale Trainers Out of the Water - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Applaud, orcas, water, whales, good news )

Marie
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled against SeaWorld's appeal against U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA,) thereby keeping trainers out of the waters when killer whales are present. With the death of a trainer four years ago
Revitalise Endangered Wild Orchid Populations - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Revitalise, wild orchids, endangered, flowers )

Marie
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
Orchids are among the most beautiful, fragrant flowering plants in the world, and they once flourished throughout South Florida's woodlands. Decades of logging and exploitation, however, have brought this area's native orchid population to the brink.
How a Stray Pit Bull Changed the Lives of One Family
Animals  (tags: dogs, pit bulls, animals, GoodNews, pets )

AJ
- 1 day ago - vetstreet.com
Jan Jeffries Jr., was working at a miserable jobsite when he encountered a dog who would change his life forever.
Union of Concerned Scientists: How Climate Change Puts Our Electricity at Risk
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Energy, Weather Extremes, Disasters )

Brian
- 1 day ago - ucsusa.org
"Our electricity system is vulnerable to extreme weather events, including coastal flooding, extreme heat, drought, and wildfires -- all of which are likely to increase in the years ahead."
Protect Silver Springs - Say NO to Adena Springs Ranch *** PLEASE SIGN ***
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Frans
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
For the fourth time in 2 years, developers of the Adena Springs Ranch project near Silver Springs in Ocala have reduced their water allocation request. But don't be fooled by this seemingly good news, this new proposal includes splitting the project ...
A Big Step Forward in the Global Fight Against Illegal Fishing
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, oceans, protection, research, stae-owned )

Frans
- 1 day ago - worldwildlife.org
The United States government took a major step forward at the beginning of April in the global fight against illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing. The US signed an agreement to a set of minimum standards for what every port state must do to ....
Close Oceans to Save Fish - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Close, oceans, fish, save, fishing )

Marie
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
A drastic measure has been proposed to save the fish population in our oceans and it is closing off access to international waters. This plan is meant to help the fish population reproduce -- something that isn't happening with our current fishing rates.
10 Ways to Find a New Species
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, endangered, environment, extinction, humans, protection, wildlife )

Giana
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
For decades, it's been standard practice to collect and kill specimens for museums and private collections. Most such animals come from small and isolated populations, though.
BP: Four Years On, No Restoration in Sight
Environment  (tags: BP Gulf catastrophe, Oil Spill, Environmental Disaster, Environmental Justice, Consequences, Devastation )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"For large numbers of fishermen and coastal residents living in the four-state impact zone of BP's oil spill, the disaster has never ended. Four years on, they, along with marine life and the broader ecosystem, continue to show clear signs of the..."
Running Out of Time
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Human Civilization, Society, Carbon Emissions, IPCC report, emissions reductions, running out of time )

Brian
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
"Annual emissions of greenhouse gases have risen almost twice as fast in the first decade of this century as they did in the last decades of the 20th century."
 

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