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Couple Avoids Jail, Neglects Eight Persian Cats So Badly That One Died! Demand Retrial! Now!
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalrights, abuse )

- 36 minutes ago -
The couple starved their 8 cats for months and got away with a suspended sentence! Sign now if you don't think these abusers should walk free!
The Amazon's Largest Fish Is Going Extinct
Animals  (tags: extinction, wildlife )

- 38 minutes ago -
Due to heavy fishing and a lack of local regulation, the largest fish in the Amazon River basin is close to extinct. The species is called "arapaima" -- or, in Brazil, "pirarucu." The fish are behemoths, as long as 10 feet and weighing up to 440 pounds.
Demand The Harshest Penalty For Man That Destroyed Dog With Metal Bar
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, AnimalCruelty, animaladvocates, animalrights, animal rights, animal advocates, animal advocacy, animal activists, Animal Activism, animal activist, dog killer, dog killed, animal killer )

- 45 minutes ago -
This man destroyed a dog by hitting him until he passed away. He chased the dog until he got him cornered and started hitting him with a metal bar until the dog deceased. Demand the harshest penalty for this creep!
Take Action : Stand With Khalida. Stand With Justice. Stand With Palestine.
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', israel, palestine, middle-east, crime )

- 1 hour ago -
Khalida Jarrar, member of the Palestinian Legislative Council,Khalida Jarrar, member of the Palestinian Legislative Council,
The US Government's Creeping War on Journalists
Society & Culture  (tags: journalists, government, media, study, politics, information-sharing, The National Security Agency, Freedom of Information Act )

- 1 hour ago -
A new poll reveals that three quarters of reporters agree the public isn't getting the information it needs
Mu (Sick)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: poet, Muslim, Madiha Bhatti, gender, contemporary music, songs, lyrics, violence, GBV, violence against women and girls )

- 1 hour ago -
Muslim spoken word poet Madiha Bhatti didn't like the objectifying lyrics she heard in contemporary music. Rather than simply switching off the radio, she wrote some of her own. (Can we) "stop polluting the minds of our men and our boys?"
I Don't Need Money. It Just Makes Us Unequal': Eccentric German Removals Millionaire Who Lived on Less Than £300 a Month Dies
World  (tags: europe, interesting, society, news )

- 1 hour ago -
Dressed like an American beatnik poet of the 1960s, with a long flowing beard and heavy rimmed black glasses to match, it was not unusual to see him on city streets at night picking up beer bottles so he could reclaim the deposit money.
Change Ctp Rulings Families Are Victims as Well
Society & Culture  (tags: law, americans, family )

- 1 hour ago -
Under current CTP insurance rulings: Which we all pay for with our car registration - only the victim is compensated, nothing is taken into account of how it has affected their family IN THE CASE OF CATASTROPHIC INJURIES AND ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY
Prosecute Woman Accused of Kicking Puppy - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, death, dogs, cruelty, animalrights, animalcruelty, AnimalCruelty, protection, suffering, investigation, GoodNews, environment, AnimalWelfare, abused, society, sadness, abuse )

- 2 hours ago -
This is disscusting this woman needs to be ashamed of her self kicking this defenceless little puppy please help this pup see justice for what this woman did to kicking this pup people will see justice for the sake of animals that will not be tolerated
Palestinians Suspected of Collaborating With Israel Are Executed in Gaza Strip
World  (tags: Gaza, Hamas, middle-east, violence, war, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, death )

- 2 hours ago -
As many as 18 Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel were fatally shot in public on Friday
Video of Man Repeatedly Kicking Dog! Demand Punishment For His Acts!
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, dog cruelty, dog beaten, dog hanged, dog hater, Dog handler, dog persecuted, petition, animal activists )

- 2 hours ago -
This man repeatedly kicked a dog as seen on the surveillance cameras and then pulled him up in the air by his collar! Demand prosecution in this case of cruelty!
Tell MGM Resort to Close Their Dolphin Exhibit
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, abuse, abused, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty, ethics, conservation, habitat, humans, law, protection, sadness, suffering, wildanimals, dolphins )

- 2 hours ago -
For the past two decades, the MGM-owned Mirage Hotel & Casino has kept a low profile about the dolphins they hold prisoner at their resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Please take action now and tell MGM Resorts to shut down their dolphin exhibit!
Japan in Depth / Hiroshima Lags on 'Caution Zones'
Offbeat  (tags: safety, protection, environment, government, natural disasters, landslide, property values, caution )

- 2 hours ago -
Fears of falling property values, combined with a lack of funds, have delayed local governments' designation of certain areas as vulnerable to natural disasters.
End Use of Hazardous Meat in the Greyhound Industry
Animals  (tags: Contaminatied pet food, pet food recall, pet food poisoning )

- 2 hours ago -
Greyhound tracks all over the country use "4-D" meat from dying, diseased, disabled, and dead livestock, which often carries residues from antibiotics and other drugs as well as dangerous bacteria and pathogens.
Please Help Dismissed Veterinary Student
Animals  (tags: ethics, AnimalCruelty, humans, animalrights, animalcruelty, empathy, compassion, killed, cruelty, death, protection, sadness, suffering )

- 2 hours ago -
Jamie Scott is one of many vet students who've stood up to Ross University's unethical practices and refused to kill healthy animals as part of her vet school training.
Ban Bear Baiting In South Carolina! Outlaw Bear Baiting NOW!
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, endangered, bears, Bear Baiting, South Carolina, Animal Activism, animal activists, animal activist, animal rights, petition, usa )

- 3 hours ago -
Bear baiting is a so called sport which consists in several dogs biting and torturing a tied bear. The bear's teeth are ripped out and he is tied so he can't fight back. Video on the petition page. Sign and share to outlaw bear baiting in south carolina
US, Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
Environment  (tags: GE Trees )

- 3 hours ago -
Governments weighing approval of permit for genetically engineered eucalyptus trees, which critics say would increase deforestation
Help Protect Marine Habitats From Illegal and Unregulated Fishing
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, water )

- 3 hours ago -
With your help these practices can be stopped, stricter regulations can be enacted, and sea turtles--along with corals and other key marine species--can be saved.
Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region!
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, animals, destruction, endangered, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, trees, water, wildlife )

- 3 hours ago -
Tell President Obama to protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain region and save the wildlife, environment and local businesses that rely on it to survive!
Tell Secretary Jewell to Protect Wolverines!
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4 hours ago -
Despite a unanimous recommendation by scientists that the wolverine be listed as threatened under the ESA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has scrapped plans to protect this imperiled mammal.
Prosecute the Evil Man For Repeatedly Hitting Dog! Demand Punishment For His Deeds! | PetitionHub.Org
Animals  (tags: dog abuser, dog suffering, cruel scums )

- 4 hours ago -
Elevator surveillance video shows dude kicking a dog several times & lifting him by the collar in the air. The dog is clearly scared & from his behavior you can see that this isn't the first time he's been abused. Sign to have the individual charged!
Tell FWS to List the Northern Long-Eared Bat as Endangered NOW! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Long eared bats, protection, FWS, white nose syndrome )

- 4 hours ago -
White nose syndrome (WNS) has claimed a staggering number of northern long-eared bats since it first broke out in 2007. Already, the species has lost almost 99% of its population in just a few short years.
Pictures of the Day: 22 August 2014
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 22 August 2014 )

- 4 hours ago -
Great photos, except the one with the bull fight! Sickening!
Tell President Obama to Protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region! - The Petition Site
Environment  (tags: Berryessa Snow Mountain Region, suburban sprawl )

- 4 hours ago -
Metropolitan areas are slowly inching closer to the borders of these wildlands -- roads and development will soon threaten to divide this vast expanse and severely limit wildlife movement.
Save Idaho Wildlife: Stop the Predator Derby Group Aiming to Gather 500 People to Slaughter as Many Predators as They Can
Animals  (tags: Idaho wolf hunt, idaho wolf massacre, predator killers )

- 4 hours ago -
Idaho is @ it again. A group calling itself Idaho for Wildlife is asking BLM for permission to use millions of acres of public land for a three-day "predator derby" this winter. Remarkably, BLM is actually considering the request. We must stop them!
OMG! Five Arrested for Killing of Orphaned Rhino
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, crime, death, endangered, investigation, killed, killing, sadness, slaughter, wildanimals, wildlife, animals, endangered, conservation, wildlife )

- 4 hours ago -
Five suspects were arrested on Tuesday night in an operation involving various conservation police units and the MTPA.
"Soldier Girls", Women at War and at Home
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, women, violence, world, family, culture )

- 5 hours ago -
Review: 'Soldier Girls,' women at war and at home, by Helen Thorpe August 21 2014 - The headlines about female soldiers in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have stereotyped them as nameless victims of sexual assault, ill-prepared damsels in distress (Je
Wild Boar Cull in Forest of Dean Sparks Protests Amid Fears They Could Become Extinct
Animals  (tags: Wild boar, cull, Forest of Dean, England, sad news )

- 5 hours ago -
Animal protection activists are planning to become 'human shields' for a wild boar population which they say is facing the biggest government cull in its history.
The Dark Side of Hawaii's Aquarium Trade
Animals  (tags: aquarium trade, animalwelfare, animals, endangered, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 5 hours ago -
Hawaii's salt-water aquarium trade is lucrative - but depends on the constant, scarcely regulated collection of wild fish,
The Women of ISIS: Understanding and Combating Female Extremism
World  (tags: Foreign Affairs, ISIS, women, women's brigade, extremists, gender, safety, security, paradox, Iraq, Sri Lanka )

- 5 hours ago -
Reports that women have formed their own brigade within ISIS have confounded experts - and worried them. The idea of women as violent extremists seems paradoxical. Why should women want to join a political struggle that so blatantly oppresses them?

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