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Why Animal Welfare Is a Human Rights Issue, Too
Offbeat  (tags: animal advocates, animal welfare, human rights, protection )

Jeri
- 212 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Why donâEUR(TM)t you care about humans? is a question that animal advocates hear far too often. ThereâEUR(TM)s an assumption that expressing concern over cruel acts against animals or advocating for laws to better protect them means a person doesnâEUR(TM)t care as much
Kitten Bowl Host Beth Stern Talks Fostering, Adoption and More
Offbeat  (tags: kitten bowl, animal advocates, kittens, adoption, fostering )

Jeri
- 259 days ago - parade.com
Since that first showing five years ago, TV personality, author and animal advocate Beth Stern has been the host. ItâEUR(TM)s a natural for this animal lover.
VIDEO: Patrick Stewart Fosters a Pit Bull - And Falls in Love
Offbeat  (tags: Pit Bulls, fostering, companionship, inspirational, discrimination, uk, animal advocates )


- 298 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
British actor Sir Patrick Stewart was in for a pleasant surprise when he decided to foster a pit bull for the first time. The moment he was introduced to Ginger, she showed him how affectionate and gentle of a companion she is. Stewart can be heard...
For Sale: Endangered Tigers. Will Perform for Food.
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Tigers, Ringling bros, food, animal advocates, animals, bizarre, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 468 days ago - newrepublic.com
Animal welfare advocates thought the Ringling Bros.' 15 big cats might be sent to a wildlife sanctuary after the circus closed. They thought wrong.
Last Chain On Billie - How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top -GREAT READ!!!
Offbeat  (tags: Elephant, Billie, circus, big top, no more, story, saved, good news, animal welfare, animal advocates, saved, healing, No To Circus's! )

Julie
- 1542 days ago - us.macmillan.com
The compelling story of Billie's battle to reclaim her old self is a testament to the intelligence, emotional complexity and remarkable strength of all elephants, captive or free.
Sunder: A Journey to Freedom -History -LOT'S OF INFO AND PHOTO'S! Thank You Brandy Michelle!
Offbeat  (tags: Sunder, elephant, free, protection, home now, animal welfare, animal advocates )

Julie
- 1591 days ago - facebook.com
The director of Sunder's new home, Range Gowda, says he will be safe and cared for here. He told NDTV, "We have given an undertaking and will maintain him for the rest of his life now. But it will take a few months before he recovers fully. "
Mountain Bull, Legendary Kenyan Elephant, Found Dead :( -DAMN POACHERS! -Video
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, poaching, ivory, wildlife, animals, animal welfare, animal advocates, killed, humans, sadness )

Julie
- 1611 days ago - cbsnews.com
Mountain Bull, the magnificent six-ton elephant, featured prominently in our reporting on the poaching crisis in Africa for CBS Evening News and CBS Sunday morning, has been discovered dead. THIS IS WHY WE KEEP FIGHTING!!!
The Little Boy Who Kept His Promise to Jaguars
Offbeat  (tags: animal advocates, animals, environment, boks, children, awareness, jaguars, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1614 days ago - theanimalist.wbur.org
Don't get the wrong idea. "A Boy and a Jaguar" is not a sad story. Not at all. It's a transcendent, beautiful, and uplifting one--a prayer for anyone who loves animals.
Today's Gorilla Protectors Reflect on Dian Fossey's Legacy
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, gorillas, animal advocates )

Cher
- 1731 days ago - wwf.panda.org
Thanks to this labour of love by Dian, Anna and many others, mountain gorilla populations have increased to at least 880.
Eleven Arrested in Crackdown on Congo's Elephant Poachers -YES!!!
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, endangered, animal advocates, animal rights, habitat, killing, protection )

Julie
- 1765 days ago - ens-newswire.com
"The growing list of arrests is a testimony to the fact that our combined tactics are delivering results in the fight against elephant poaching in the region," said African Parks CEO Peter Fearnhead.
A Wolf Called Storm - ANOTHER Nature Documentary on Wolves
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, wolf packs, animal rights, animal welfare, animal advocates )

Julie
- 1778 days ago - youtube.com
Storm is an extraordinary wolf - the head of a pack in Canada's frozen north that hunts the giant buffalo herds. This pack came to fame in Frozen Planet and now cameraman Jeff Turner spends a year with Storm and his wolf family, learning how they survive
Tiger Expert Dr. Ron Tilson Leaves Great Legacy--But Great Cats' Future To Be Determined
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animal advocates, tigers, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1785 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
Despite Ron's dedication to saving the great cat, the living subspecies of the tiger, and most notably, the Sumatran tiger, could easily disappear in our lifetime. Sadly, Ron passed away on November 16th at his home in Apple Valley, Minnesota. He was 69.
My Doctor Wants Me to Take Premarin, But I Understand It's Made From Horse Urine. Is This True?
Offbeat  (tags: medication, hrt, hormones, women, menopause, estrogen, horses, cruelty, abuse, animal welfare, animal rights, animal advocates, peta )

Judith
- 1819 days ago - peta.org
The estrogen-replacement drug Premarin, prescribed to menopausal women, is made from horse urine; in fact, the drug's name is short for PREgnant MARes' urINe. About 750,000 mares are impregnated each year [to collect] their estrogen-rich urine.
Former Rabun County Animal Shelter Director Indicted on 60 Counts -CAUGHT! Now Prosecute!
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, abuse, shelter, animal advocates, abused, cats, pets, protection, ethics, crime, sadness, animal cruelty )

Julie
- 1866 days ago - myfoxatlanta.com
Lowanda "Peanut" Kilby faces 60 felony counts. Charges filed against Kilby include theft by taking, theft by deception, computer theft and racketeering.
Dutch Businessman Traces Footsteps of Amur Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, animal advocates )

Cher
- 1884 days ago - themoscowtimes.com
Dutch national Chris Slappendel is traveling 100,000 kilometers through 31 countries in which tigers live or have lived to raise awareness about the endangered species. One of his goals is to have the issue included on the agenda of the next G20 Summit
 

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