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The 7th Billion Human on Earth--Breeding Ourselves to Death
Offbeat  (tags: environment, population, greed, ignorance, humans, ethics )

- 2211 days ago -
In October of 2011, the 7th billion human being will land on this planet. From that threshold, humans will continue multiplying by 1.0 billion every 13 years to reach more than 10 billion within 39 years at the mid century. The ramifications stagger
We Are Breeding Ourselves to Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: environment, population, greed, ignorance, humans, ethics )

- 2211 days ago -
All measures to thwart the degradation and destruction of our ecosystem will be useless if we do not cut population growth. By 2050, if we continue to reproduce at the current rate, the planet will have between 8 billion and 10 billion people, according
ACTION NEEDED Maasai Banned From Their Land in Favour of An Arabian Hunting Company
Offbeat  (tags: Maasai, tribal lands, greed, SIGN THE PETITION, without consent, moved from the Serengeti )

- 2254 days ago -
Farmers Have Field Day Hosting 'Sleep With the Lions' for Tourists
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, farmers, money, asiastic lions, wild animals, greed )

- 3131 days ago -
: Some tourists who did the Asiatic lion tour in Diwali took the Big B line - "Agar aap sher dil hai to rahiye sheron ke sath" - in the Gujarat tourism ad campaign, 'Khushboo Gujarat Ki,' very seriously. These bravehearts who ventured into the heavily-
Our Disposable, Instant Gratification Society -What Is the Toll on Dogs?
Offbeat  (tags: society, greed, humans, animals, homeless, animal victims, dogs, forgotten )

- 3133 days ago -
In the not so distant past, people worked for the things that they bought. They saved, purchased what they needed and then held onto that item for a considerable length of time. Today, our society has evolved into an instant gratification, everything
Al Gore's New $9 Million Mansion
Offbeat  (tags: Hypocracy, Greed, Look who's talking )

- 3285 days ago -
AL GORE: Every penny that I have made, I have put right into a non-profit deal, Alliance For Climate Protection, to spread awareness of why we have to take on this challenge. And Congresswomen, if your, if, if you believe that the reason I have been...
Update: Is The Tennessee Horse Slaughter Bill Much Ado About Nothing?
Offbeat  (tags: controvery, missouri horse slaughter bill, no horse welfare, profit, greed, humans )

- 3353 days ago -
Many horse-owner's in particular feel that what needs to be addressed now are breeding issues leading to overpopulation, law changes encouraging responsible horse ownership practices with stricter penalties for those that mistreat, abuse, neglect,
'Darth Vader' of Dolphin Trade Plans to Release His Remaining Animals
Offbeat  (tags: darth vader, controversial, dolphin trader, greed, money, captive wild dolphins, release, freedom )

- 3363 days ago -
Chris Porter, a controversial dolphin trader with a lucrative business of capturing the animals in the Solomon Islands and selling them to aquariums, says he has had a change of heart and is planning to release his last 17 bottlenose dolphins. Mr. Porter
Bugger the Poor Horse, It's Just Wealth Before Welfare
Offbeat  (tags: australian racing industry, racehorses, jockeys, whipped, beaten, no horse welfare, greed )

- 3376 days ago -
TODAY will mark another day when the dysfunctional Australian racing industry once more delays the inevitable. The Australian Racing Board is expected to allow horses to be beaten willy-nilly in the final 100 metres of any race, every race throughout
Debate Over Wild Mustangs Gets Emotional
Offbeat  (tags: wild horses, freedom lost, humans, BLM, greed, public lands, destroyed, roundup, captvity, tragedy, emotional )

- 3383 days ago -
Guapo's freedom ended one chilly morning on the grounds of a prison yard surrounded by snow-capped mountains and shrubby plateaus. The shaggy, sleepy-eyed mustang was loping freely through the mountains of southern Nevada only a few months ago. But he
Not All the Pretty Horses Come Home
Offbeat  (tags: maine farm, brand hemphill, kill buyer, transports horses to slaughter, cruelty, greed )

- 3384 days ago -
Spread over a couple of hundred acres here, a bucolic mix of pasture and woodland forms a picturesque home for a century-old family business that provides horses and saddlery to families, summer camps, and riding schools. But proprietor Brenda Hemphill,
I Thought Ivory Was Taboo
Offbeat  (tags: ivory, banned, blood money, greed, taboo, elephants slaughtered )

- 3391 days ago -
A global ban on international ivory trade was agreed. Commercialization slowed. Prices dropped. Elephant populations stabilized. And it became taboo -- unthinkable -- to purchase ivory. If you did, you were part of the problem. But ivory is money (blood
Holding Dogs for Ransom
Offbeat  (tags: dog theft, stolen dogs, greed, money, ransom, cruelty )

- 3402 days ago -
Sometimes a dog goes missing and a well-meaning person takes the "stray" into her home, assuming no one is looking for him. But in other cases, the disappearance of dogs isn't so innocent.
Breed Tigers to Make Poaching Uneconomical
Offbeat  (tags: greed, tiger farms, breeding tigers, explotation, poaching )

- 3403 days ago -
In some ways, the crisis of tiger conservation is similar to the hurdles that mega-industrial projects, from Posco to ArcelorMittal, are facing. It is completely out of sync with the needs of local communities, partly the result of a British colonial
Does the U.S. Do a Good Job Handling Wild Horses?: Yea or Neigh?
Offbeat  (tags: contoversy, wild horses, removed, freedom taken, BLM, officials, greed, inhumane )

- 3426 days ago -
There's been a lot of whinnying lately over the fate of wild horses in the U.S.: How many there should be? What happens to the ones that get culled?

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