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Saffron Harvest in Greece - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: saffron harvest, Greece, photos, pictures )

- 1 day ago -
Saffron - the spice so expensive itâEUR(TM)s called red gold - has brought jobs and money to a region better known for coal mines and unemployment. Most are young people who were shut out of the job market during Greece's economic downturn.
The 20 Photographs of the Week
Offbeat  (tags: humans, environment, pictures, photos )

- 1 day ago -
The migrant caravan in Mexico, wildfires in California, the armistice centenary and a symbolic funeral prayer for Jamal Khashoggi - the week captured by the worldâEUR(TM)s best photojournalists
How Zoos Protect-and Evacuate-Animals During Wildfires
Offbeat  (tags: animals, zoos, fires, protection, environment )

- 1 day ago -
Not all animals can be safely evacuated. With fires in the West becoming increasingly common, zoos must prepare for disaster.
Is Maharashtra Creating Man-Eaters?
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, habitat, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 1 day ago -
As the state government allows industries to prey upon forest lands,more Avnis are likely to be gunned down in utter disregard of rules
Asia Can Contribute 15 Per Cent Increase in Global Tiger Population
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 1 day ago -
Wild tiger populations in key tiger recovery sites across Asia, including in India, have the potential to triple, contributing up to 15 per cent increase in the global tiger population, a new study said Wednesday.
Kuwait's Brutal Friday Animal Market Must Be Regulated ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, death, suffering, protection )

- 19 hours ago -
Kuwait's Friday Market is a brutal animal market in Kuwait City where literally any type of animal imaginable, from Persian cats to monkeys, can be purchased for a price. This market is largely unregulated, so combined with Kuwait's lenient import
Support Bella's Bill ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, suffering, protection, pets, law )

- 15 hours ago -
Sign your name to an open letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo urging him to strengthen New York's cruelty laws so that they reflect the values of the majority of New York residents who care deeply about animals.
Urge Your U.S. Representative to Protect Gray Wolves ! ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, suffering, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 19 hours ago -
The Manage Our Wolves Act (H.R. 6784) would remove federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from gray wolves in the lower 48 states. This would turn species management over to the states, many of which are hostile to gray wolves and would likely
Free Germany's Last Circus Chimpanzee ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, wildlife, suffering, protection, environment )

- 19 hours ago -
Free Robby the Chimp, Germany's last great ape in circus captivity.
Ban Cockfighting Nationwide in Mexico ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, suffering, protection, environment )

- 21 hours ago -
Implement a nationwide nationwide to protect animals from unnecessary and undue suffering, following the Supreme Court of JusticeâEUR(TM)s decision to uphold Veracruz State's cockfighting ban.
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