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PLEASE SIGN! Fight for Stronger Animal Welfare Laws
Animals  (tags: stronger animal welfare laws, Costa Rica, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, dogs, habitat, humans, protection )

Lone
- 1113 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Goal: Impose stricter punishments for animal cruelty in Costa Rica.
Enforce Protection of Hammerhead Sharks
Animals  (tags: hammerhead sharks, protection, fin, Costa Rica, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 1521 days ago - forcechange.com
Recently, the Costa Rican Environment MinistryâEUR(TM)s National System of Conservations Areas has authorized a company to export hammerhead fins.
Costa Rica Becomes First Latin American Country to Ban Hunting for Sport
Animals  (tags: HUNTING, BANNED, COSTA RICA, Latin America, hunting for sport )

Lone
- 1534 days ago - inhabitat.com
Congress voted unanimously on Monday to approve the ban, which will protect the countryâEUR(TM)s wildlife âEUR" including several species of native big cats. Any hunters caught breaking the new law will face jail time or hefty fines.
Costa Rica Poachers 'Kill Turtle Activist'
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, animal advocates, Costa Rica, crime, killing, poaching, turtles )

Veronica
- 2214 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An environmentalist campaigning for the protection of endangered sea turtles in Costa Rica has been found dead in a suspected killing by smugglers.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Costa Rica to Stop Shark Finning! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: shark fins, horrendous cruety, butchered alive, costa rica, protection )

Simone
- 2574 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Shark fin trading in Costa Rica, or shark finning, is an illegal practice in the country. Yet it still continues. Shark finning is a cruel and barbaric practice of cutting off the fins of live sharks, and throwing the helpless body overboard.
PETITION ALERT: SAVE THE TURTLES IN COSTA RICA! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: turtles, marine animals, threatened, costa rica, government, endangered, extinction, protection )

Simone
- 2874 days ago - change.org
Sea turtles are ancient creatures that were here before the dinosaurs roamed the planet. At this time they are facing a high risk of extinction, especially the Leatherback Turtle.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Unpunished Animal Cruelty in Costa Rica!!
Animals  (tags: animals killed, abused, animal cruelty, costa rica, government, animal welfare, animal abusers, punishment, laws, legalisation )

Simone
- 3513 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Animal Cruelty in Costa Rica goes unpunished. If you denounced it, police do not get involved. And in rare case that they actually do, there is only a penalty of $USD 200 for abuse, toture, you name it... Please tell the Costa Rican goverment to make
ACTION ALERT: Urge Costa Rican Legislative Assembly to Protect Leatherback Turtles
Animals  (tags: environmental groups, costa rica, habitat, leatherback turtles, protection, conservation )

Simone
- 3584 days ago - all-creatures.org
Reject proposed legislation and work with local environmental groups to move forward with plans to protect and consolidate the boundaries of Las Baulas National Marine Park - one of the last remaining sanctuaries in the Americas for the critically
Baby Blue Whale Caught on Film -- Youngest Yet ~ Video
Animals  (tags: costa rica, marine wildlife, whales, blue whale, calf caught on film, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 3763 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A baby blue whale (shown with photographer) filmed off Costa Rica is thought to have been the youngest ever captured on camera, according to a National Geographic documentary to air Sunday (video clip from the show below). The baby is believed to be t
Celebrate the Sea Turtle
Animals  (tags: costa rica, marine wildlife, sea turtles, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 3859 days ago - usatoday.com
TORTUGUERO, Costa Rica -- Their path lit only by stars, tourists stumble across the Caribbean beach until their guide stops them at a large sandy hole. Kneeling, they watch silently as a 400-pound green turtle deposits her eggs into a freshly dug nest.
Snakes Alive ~ Picture Gallery
Animals  (tags: reptiles, snakes, costa rica )

Jacquelin
- 4033 days ago - news.com.au
Proud mum ... Eva, a 2m long boa constrictor, protects some of her 31 offspring at the National Biodiversity Institute in Costa Rica on June 4 / AFP
Costa Rican Seas Safe for Whales and Dolphins
Animals  (tags: costa rica, protection, marine mammals, country, safety, dolophins, whales )

Simone
- 4159 days ago - wspa-international.org
WSPA welcomes the news that the President of Costa Rica, Oscar Arias Sánchez, has signed a decree which declares the sea around the country a protected area for whales and dolphins. This means both Costa Rica's patrimonial and territorial seas have
New Dwarf Salamander Found in Costa Rica
Animals  (tags: SALAMANDER, COSTA RICA, NEW, VIDEO )


- 4170 days ago - livescience.com
Two new pinky-sized salamander species and one the size of a fingernail have been discovered crawling around in a remote Costa Rican forest. CHECK OUT THE SALAMANDER STRUT!
UPDATE on Man Who Used a Starving Dog as a Piece of ART!!! UPDATE!!
Animals  (tags: animals, animalsuffering, AnimalCruelty, art, Honduras, Costa Rica, Vargas, starvation, death, dog )

Rebecca
- 4249 days ago - ea6gk.blogspot.com
Thanks to Daphne D! The update will be in an english translation in the comments section. He is being condemned and may be prosecuted for the dog AND the drugs! Excuse the translation. There are OVER 213,000 signatures on the petition!! Thank you all!!
 

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