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Outrage Over Siberian Tiger Cub Petted at Paphos Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: tiger cubs, zoos, exploitation, wildlife, environment, protection )

Cher
- 427 days ago - cyprus-mail.com
Outrage has followed the revelation that visitors to a Parrot Show at Paphos Zoo are allowed to handle a 14-week-old Siberian tiger cub.
This Florida County Has Just Banned Sale of Pets From Puppy and Kitten Mills
Offbeat  (tags: puppy mills, pet shops, sales, banning, animal welfare and rights, Prevention of Animal cruelty, exploitation, stronger protection )


- 447 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Seminole County in Florida has passed an ordinance that bans pet shops from selling dogs and cats obtained from puppy mills and kitten factories. Joining 58 other localities that have introduced similar statues throughout Florida, this ordinance goes...
UK Pledges to Ban All Wild Animals in the Circus By 2020
Offbeat  (tags: UK government, banning animal circuses, animal welfare and rights, Prevention of Animal cruelty, exploitation, changing attitudes, stronger protection )


- 447 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
The UK government has finally committed to banning the use of wild animals in travelling circuses after ongoing pressure from the public. Animal welfare organisations have been pushing for action on this issue in the UK for decades, with little success...
Petition - Make Sure Your Mp Attends This Important Event
Offbeat  (tags: australia, ocean conservation, films, ocean pollution, exploitation, Wildlife conservation, ocean mammals, marine life, stronger protection, Sustainable Development, recognition )


- 460 days ago - marineconservation.org.au
The stars of internationally acclaimed Australian film Blue - including ocean legend Valerie Taylor - are heading to Parliament House in Canberra to make sure our MPs hear that our oceans are at a crossroads. The Turnbull Government is currently...
Marineland Teaching Orca to 'Speak' Only Highlights the Cruelty of Captivity
Offbeat  (tags: france, orca whales, speaking out, captivity, freedoms, Animal Cruelty, exploitation, Living conditions, Tourist attraction, bans, abused animals, intelligence )


- 464 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Wikie the orca made international waves last week week when the world heard her successfully mimicking human speech. Marineland - the amusement park in Antibes, France where 16-year-old Wikie lives - announced the news with a splash that got the whole...
Investigation Exposes Extreme Cruelty at America's Largest Egg Producer
Offbeat  (tags: poultry industry, Animal Cruelty, exploitation, stronger protection, control, regulations, animal welfare laws, Sustainable Development, consumers, responsibilities, corporate greed )


- 490 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Cal-Maine, the largest producer of chicken eggs in the United States, has been accused of horrific acts of animal cruelty at its egg farm in Lake Wales, Florida. An investigator working for Animal Recovery Mission (ARM) was hired by Cal-Maine for two...
Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs Now Banned in 250 Places in the U.S.
Offbeat  (tags: puppy mills, bans, Animal Cruelty, exploitation, ethics and morality, Animal welfare act, stronger protection, standards, pet stores, sales )


- 493 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
The city of Poulsbo, Washington, has joined hundreds of other places in America that have banned the sale of puppy mill dogs and cats in pet stores. That brings the total number of towns, cities, counties and even states who now forbid the cruel practice
Captive Bears Forced to Entertain Diners in Armenian Restaurants Finally Rescued
Offbeat  (tags: Captive Animals, exploitation, entertainment, rescued animals, deplorable conditions, better life )


- 511 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Three brown bears held captive in shocking conditions in Armenia were freed recently as part of The Great Bear Rescue, a project by International Animal Rescue (IAR) and a local group called Federation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets
Help Put An End to Seafood Fraud
Offbeat  (tags: Sustainabililty, seafood, fraud, oceans, health, honesty, labeling, exploitation, local food )

Beryl
- 1384 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
about the petition Seafood fraud and pirate fishing exploit the health of our oceans, and these problems arenâEUR(TM)t isolated. A recent report Oceana found that 38 percent of tested seafood labeled as local blue crab in Maryland and Washington, D.C.,
Organised Child Sex Abuse 'Widespread in England', MPs Say
Offbeat  (tags: Organised child sex abuse, Children, Exploitation, Scandal, Rotherham Council, Ofsted )


- 1650 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Organised child sex abuse is widespread in England, a report by MPs on the Rotherham exploitation scandal says.
Child Sex Exploitation 'Social Norm' in Greater Manchester
Offbeat  (tags: Children, sex, exploitation, grooming, Manchester, UK )


- 1668 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Child sexual exploitation has become a "social norm" within some areas of Greater Manchester, according to the author of a report ordered after the Rochdale grooming case.
Spare the Horses, Open More Casinos
Offbeat  (tags: racing industry, controvery, casinos, gambling empires, exploitation )

Simone
- 2782 days ago - all-creatures.org
The animal rights position holds that horseracing is nothing more than exploitation of the weaker and vulnerable for money. This position is born of facts. Racing proponents, in contrast, must resort to diversions, deceits, and outright lies
Dubai Porsche Driver Walks Pet Cheetah on a Leash
Offbeat  (tags: wild animals, sighting leashed, cheetah, cruelty, exploitation, wild animals )

Simone
- 2812 days ago - greenprophet.com
Somebody's "pet," this sub-adult cheetah was paraded in front of several onlookers in the streets of Dubai last week.
Sara Gruen's Novel Ape House Brings Awareness to Real Great Ape Problems
Offbeat  (tags: books, apes, relationships, understanding, novel, human animal bond, apes, exploitation )

Simone
- 3159 days ago - animals.change.org
Ape House (Spiegel & Grau, 2010), Sara Gruen's newest novel, is one of them. While each of her works explores the human-animal bond, her newest takes on the controversial issues of animal exploitation and primate research.
Biggest Loser Attacks Vegas Trainer
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, victims, exploitation, vegas trainer, wild animals, suffering )

Simone
- 3178 days ago - blog.peta.org
The biggest losers in Las Vegas are the animals who are used as entertainment props, such as the lions at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino--one of whom recently snapped and attacked a trainer. The event was caught on video. Just two years ago, another trainer
 

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