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Petition - Praise China's Fight Against Pollution
Offbeat  (tags: china, pollution problem, forest conservation, restoration, environmental protection, planting trees, carbon footprint, prevention of pollution, stronger protection )


- 443 days ago - forcechange.com
Encourage the restoration of millions of acres of forest in ravaged regions. One of the world's largest countries is doing its part in restoring our environment. As part of an ambitious plan to ensure up to one quarter of its lands are populatied by...
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 )


- 445 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 )


- 445 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 - Applaud Protection of Wild Horses' Lives
Offbeat  (tags: arizona, success, wild horses, hunting ban, stronger protection, prevention of further killings, prevention of cruelty to animals, Wildlife conservation )


- 447 days ago - forcechange.com
Support the decision to spare the lives of 60 wild horses in Arizona by canceling a cruel wild horse hunt. The lives of 60 wild horses were spared on National Horse Protection Day, when a brutal hunt was cancelled.
Petition - Applaud Wildlife Overpasses Designed to Protect Threatened Species
Offbeat  (tags: Wildlife overpasses, Threatened species, prevention of wildlife loss, killings, car accidents, migration, Wildlife conservation, stronger protection )


- 450 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud the construction of bridges intended to allow animals to safely cross busy interstate corridors. Washington state is home to hundreds of species of birds and mammals, with some now nearing extinction in large part due to loss of habitat...
Petition - Applaud Vitamin Company for Ending Cruel Animal Experiments
Offbeat  (tags: animal experiments, alternatives, banning, Animal Welfare, prevention of mistreatment, changing attitudes, stronger protection, ethical behaviour )


- 453 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise Riken Vitamin for ending its cruel animal experiments. International company Riken Vitamin has decided to end all of its animal experiments, which will spare countless lives from unnecessary pain and death.
Fur Free Fashion Is Major Trend at New York Fashion Week
Offbeat  (tags: fashion week, fashion designers, fur free fashion, leather, trends, alternatives, changing attitudes, animal friendly ideas, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection )


- 457 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
New York Fashion week showcases the hottest designers and the latest trends of the season. This year, animal welfare was in the spotlight as A-list names are finally ditching cruel fur and leather. Fall collections have traditionally relied heavily...
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 )


- 458 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...
Three Indian Owls Rescued From Wildlife Trafficking Racket
Offbeat  (tags: india, owls, rescued animals, injured, wildlife trafficking, deplorable conditions, rehabilitation, safety, Prevention of Animal cruelty, stronger protection, Wildlife conservation )


- 459 days ago - hsi.org
BANGALORE, India--Karnataka Forest Department's Chikkaballapur Division Officers, under the direction of DCF Dr. Manjunath I.F.S, rescued three Indian eagle-owls (Bubo bengalensis) from traffickers of the Hakki-pikki tribe about six kilometres from...
Endangered Olive Ridley Turtles Found Dead Along Chennai Coast
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Species, turtles, gill nets, fishing, questionable practices, biodiversity, wildlife loss, Wildlife conservation, wrong prorities, changes, prevention, stronger protection, safety )


- 482 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
On Wednesday night, twenty-two Olive Ridley Turtles were found dead on the shores of Chennai along the Bay of Bengal. This is in addition to the one hundred carcasses that have already washed up on Chennai's shores over the past two weeks.
Nearly Half A Million Dollars Worth of Elephant Tusks Seized in Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, ivory sales, seizures, wildlife trafficking, wildlife loss, stronger protection, trade ban, animal rights, animal welfare laws )


- 482 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Officials in Thailand seized just over 326 pounds of full elephant tusks and 31 other fragments en route from Nigeria to China at a Bangkok airport on Friday, January 5th. Officials estimated the price of the ivory on the black market at 15 million...
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 )


- 489 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 )


- 491 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
Meet the Heroic US Veterans Saving Animals From Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife preservation, poaching, prevention of wildlife loss, animal protection laws, stronger protection, Wildlife conservation, stronger protection )


- 515 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Despite conservation efforts to protect endangered species like elephants and rhinos, poachers still present major threats to repopulation. One group, though, has a unique idea to help park rangers catch poachers. Veterans Empowered to Protect African...
Over 2,000 Animals Seized in Colossal Wildlife Smuggling Bust
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife trafficking, Wildlife smuggling, wildlife trade, prevention of wildlife loss, harsh penalties, investigations, Endangered Species, stronger protection, animal welfare laws )


- 515 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
More than 2000 animals were seized and 29 people arrested this week as the result of an investigation by the Spanish Guardia Civil, supported by Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency. The individuals apprehended were from major organized cr
 

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