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A Forestry Boom Is Turning Ireland Into An Ecological Dead Zone
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, wildlife )

- 5 days ago -
Susbsidised spruce plantations cover vast tracts of the Irish countryside. They donâEUR(TM)t offset carbon emissions and are driving bird species to extinction
Prince William Makes Plea to Protect Wildlife!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 5 days ago -
Duke of Cambridge said he could not bear the idea that wildlife including elephants and tigers could become extinct on our watch
EU Urged to Stop Commercial Trade in Tigers VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, illegal trade, wildlife, protection )

- 5 days ago -
An animal rights charity, FOUR PAWS, is urging the European Union to ban commercial trade of tigers. Trade in wild tigers is banned, but breeding and trading of captive tigers - many of which end up being killed for traditional medicine
Rare Baby Tiger Roars Desperately as Smiling Tourists Hold It for Photos at a Chinese Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: tiger cubs, wildlife, protection, suffering )

- 5 days ago -
Visitors filmed posing for photographs with a rare tiger cub at a zoo in north China have sparked controversy.
Iran Outlaws Private Ownership of Wild Animals
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, Iran, outlaws ownership )

- 5 days ago -
Iran has outlawed the private ownership of wild animals, including cheetahs, lions and tigers, and will fine or imprison anyone parading the wild animals in public, YJC reported on Wednesday.
Citizen Science Can Help Reduce Wildlife Mortality
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 5 days ago -
Millions of animals die on the roads every year. With the aim of crowdsourcing data of roadkills, the Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) launched a mobile-based application earlier this year.
A Woman's War
World  (tags: women, war, humans, protection, pictures )

- 4 days ago -
In war, women are often forgotten. History relegates their contributions to the sidelines, but they have much more to tell about life under siege. TheyâEUR(TM)re fighters, victims, and breadwinners. They feed their families on rations and protect them in
Daily Dozen
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, photos, humans, environment, protection )

- 5 days ago -
Our favorite photos, chosen by National Geographic editors.
Ban Horse Slaughter ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, suffering, killing, protection )

- 4 days ago -
The vast majority of Americans oppose horse slaughter as a cruel, unnecessary, predatory industry - but the effort to ban slaughter through a federal bill has stalled for more than a decade.
Pledge to Include Your Animals in Your Disaster Preparedness Plan ! ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, protection, environment )

- 4 days ago -
Disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires can require sudden evacuations from danger. Different disasters require different measures to keep your pets safe, so the best thing you can do is be prepared.
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