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Incredible Injustice for Indigenous Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, usa, indigenous, Human Rights )

- 3998 days ago -
1 in 3 Native American women will be raped in her lifetime. "It is a staggering legacy for women to 'fully expect to be raped,' as one elder stated in the report, because they are Indian."
Baby Peregrine Falcon Dies in Fall From Jordan Bridge Nest
Animals  (tags: peregrine falcon, fall, death )

- 4002 days ago -
A baby peregrine falcon died Sunday after falling from a manmade nest atop the Jordan Bridge in Chesapeake and crashing onto the concrete decking below, a wildlife expert said today.
Smugglers Try to Mail Geckos to Europe
Animals  (tags: )

- 4078 days ago -
SYDNEY, Australia - Wildlife smugglers tried to mail 15 Australian geckos to Europe in hollowed-out books and photo frames, the Customs Service said Tuesday.
Extinct 'Tiger' DNA Implanted in Mouse Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: tasmanian tiger, research, technology, implants, mouse cells, dna )

- 4078 days ago -
Scientists have taken a gene from an extinct creature, the Tasmanian tiger, and made it work in a mouse embryo. The pioneering work shows how researchers can investigate the biology of an extinct species by putting its genes in a living organism
Tasmanian Devil to Get Endangered Species Listing
Animals  (tags: tasmanian devil, endangered listing, threatened, extinction, protection, conservation )

- 4079 days ago -
Australia's Tasmanian devil will be listed as an endangered species this week as a result of a deadly and disfiguring cancer outbreak, the state government said Monday. The disease, a fast-growing head tumour which spreads over the marsupial's face and
Zoo's Amur Tiger Delivers Mother's Day Surprise
Animals  (tags: )

- 4085 days ago -
Over the weekend, Toma, the zoo's Amur tiger, gave birth to a female cub -- early on Mother's Day morning! The staff took the cub to an animal hospital. The cub is being bottle-fed every four hours and will be re-introduced to her mother.
Peregrine Falcon Eggs Hatch In Oakland - Video Included
Animals  (tags: )

- 4085 days ago -
Three peregrine falcon eggs atop the Cathedral of Learning have hatched. The first chick broke out of its shell on Wednesday afternoon and the others followed shortly after. Peregrine falcons remain on Pennsylvania's endangered species list.
Great Lakes Monitoring Groups Announce New Rules to Stop Invasive Species
Environment  (tags: invavsive species )

- 4085 days ago -
MONTREAL - It is the aquatic lifeblood of our continent, the world's largest freshwater circulatory system, stretching 3,700 kilometres from the Atlantic Ocean into the Great Lakes and the heart of North America.
New Fish Species Discovered in Virginia
Animals  (tags: fish, new species, discovery, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 4091 days ago -
A new species of fish has been discovered in the lower Elk River near Charleston by a West Virginia University professor. Stuart Welsh, assistant professor in the Wildlife and Fisheries Resources Program in the Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry and
How Clipping Pet Parrot's Wings May Violate Their Animal Rights
Animals  (tags: birds, clipping wings, animalrights, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 4090 days ago -
The common practice of clipping a pet parrots wings so that it can't fly in its owners house may be causing more serious emotional trauma to pet birds then many people realize, and be a violation of their animal rights.
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