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Offbeat  (tags: Care2 members, animaladvocates, environmentalists, conservationalists, humanitarians, political reformers, philanthropy, giving )

Kathleen
- 1354 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thank you for everything you do to make this world a better place for everyone. "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." ~Mahatma Gandhi
New Text Message From: Lions?
Offbeat  (tags: africa lions, locations, conservationalists, collars text messages )

Simone
- 2756 days ago - globalanimal.org
Who's in your cellular network? African lions, apparently. Kenyan conservationists have improved the collaring system for lions by upgrading them to new GPS collars that send an automated text message via wireless networks to researchers
Baby Elephant Stuck In A Sticky Situation (GALLERY)
Offbeat  (tags: baby elephant calf and mother, stuck in mud, conservationalists, survival, rescued )

Simone
- 2770 days ago - globalanimal.org
A trapped baby elephant and her mother were rescued from a mud pit last week in Zambia. Thankfully, wildlife officials and conservationists made it to the scene in time to save this mother and calf and return them safely to their herd.
Residents, Conservationists Offer $7,500 Reward for Information on Illegal Wolf Kill in Oregon
Offbeat  (tags: conservationalists, residents, outrage, reward to find wolf killer, oregon )

Simone
- 3173 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Oregon residents, along with state and national wildlife conservation organizations, are offering a reward of up to $7,500 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of those responsible for illegally killing an endangered gray
Whale Watching Industry Should Pay Whalers to Stop Whaling
Offbeat  (tags: whale watching, conservationalists, public, protection, whaling )

Simone
- 3202 days ago - wildlifeextra.com.au
Conservationists would save more whales from the harpoon if the whale-watching public and industry were willing to pay a levy that could be used to persuade those countries currently engaged in whaling to stop, says Queensland green economist Associate
Save a Jaguar. Treat Your Cows Well.
Offbeat  (tags: brazil, conservationalists, cattle management, jaguar, endangered, survival, protection )

Simone
- 3343 days ago - miller-mccune.com
Conservationists hope to save the Jaguar, the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat, by improving cattle management in Brazil's biodiverse Pantanal.
Conservationists Arm Gamekeepers as CITES Fails Critical Species
Offbeat  (tags: conservationalists, guards, forest guards, gamekeepers, armed, technology, protection, wild animals )

Simone
- 3373 days ago - news.uk.msn.com
In Russia, the International Fund for Animal Welfare has provided "specialist equipment" and ultra-light aircraft to help rangers protect the Siberian tiger, around 350 of which remain in the wild. They also intend to provide Kenyan gamekeepers with
Tigers Hang Onto Protection By Their Claws
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, protected, stop tiger trade, conservationalists, cites )

Simone
- 3374 days ago - prnewswire.com
Despite rapidly dwindling numbers of wild tigers, no greater protection was afforded to them at Cites but conservationalists signed relief when it was reaffirmed that countries not be allowed to breed tigers for trade.
Sad End
Offbeat  (tags: man inhamity, afghanistan, snow leopard, caugh, chained, tortured, death, conservationalists, grief )

Simone
- 3383 days ago - snowleopardblog.com
As humans we're always looking for the positive in a story. We have to look pretty deep to get a positive from this horrible story from Afghanistan this week. Some conservationists are saying it shows that local Afghans are more protective of snow leopard
Disease Threatening Endangered Iberian Lynx: Conservationists
Offbeat  (tags: iberian lynx, captivity, reports, dying, deaths, diseases, conservationalists, survival )

Simone
- 3387 days ago - expatica.com
The Iberian lynx, the world's most endangered feline species, is under renewed threat from a disease affecting animals born in breeding centres in Spain, the conservation programme said Tuesday. Three of the 72 animals in captivity have died since
Wild Horses Couldn't Keep Them Away
Offbeat  (tags: wild horses, wild beauty, conservationalists, sable island, national park, worry )

Simone
- 3388 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
It was once known as the "graveyard of the Atlantic," where untold numbers of ships were wrecked and thousands of sailors drowned. But in more recent time its feral horses and shifting sands earned Sable Island an international reputation for wild,
Shock Over Poaching Clip
Offbeat  (tags: shock, conservationalists, tiger poachers, mobile phone clip. killing tigers, cruelthy, outrage )

Simone
- 3401 days ago - news.asiaone.com
Conservation groups are shocked over a video clip showing poachers proudly posing for the camera with a tiger which they had allegedly killed. The clip, which was captured using a mobile phone, was highlighted in a report by Britain's Channel 4
CONSERVATIONISTS CRITICISE INDONESIA'S MIXED-UP TIGER POLICIES
Offbeat  (tags: conservationalists, confusion, critism, indonesia tiger policy, captivity, selling tigers )

Simone
- 3421 days ago - goallover.org
Indonesia's tiger conservation policy has come in for criticism as two tigers were released from a conservancy into the wild in West Lampung, whilst the Indonesian government has proposed a tiger adoption program where tigers will be taken from captivity
   

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