Archive For The “Animal” Category

Stop these devastating deaths

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Stop these devastating deaths

Xanda the lion has been killed by trophy hunters, only two years after his father, Cecil, met the same fate. Sign the pledge to stop the slaughter» Stop these devastating deaths Paula, Cecil the lion’s six-year-old son, Xanda, has been killed almost exactly on the second anniversary of his own death, which caused international outcry…

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Eco vs. Ego

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Eco vs. Ego

EPA Pick’s History of Hostility to the Environment Confirmation of Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s pick to head the EPA, could have disastrous consequences for our health, air, water, and climate. As attorney general of Oklahoma, Pruitt turned his office into a crony capitalist institution, suing the EPA on behalf of big polluter “clients” who turned…

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WWF’s Living Planet Report

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WWF’s Living Planet Report

WWF’s Living Planet Report 2016 released and a few wildlife updates you should know Dear Paula, According to the Living Planet Report released today, vertebrate populations declined by 58% between 1970 and 2012. The report dives deep into a variety of research to document the health of the planet and what it means for humans…

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A Conversation With Whales

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A Conversation With Whales

By JAMES NESTOR APRIL 16, 2016 The New York Times Op-Docs and Annapurna Pictures are presenting a virtual-reality film, “The Click Effect,” about the free-diving researchers in this Opinion essay. To view it, download the NYT VR app on your mobile device, if you don’t already have it. (Gohere for Android, and here for iPhone.)…

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The Horrible Hundred 2016: Puppy Mills Exposed

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The Horrible Hundred 2016: Puppy Mills Exposed

Buying a puppy online or from a pet store? You could be supporting businesses like these At Joette Peterson’s South Dakota breeding operation, puppies were found with no protection from the cold. Photo by USDA MEDIA DOWNLOADS » Problem puppy mills continue to abound in the U.S., and we’re exposing 100 of them in our fourth…

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30+ Amazing Animal Traits

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30+ Amazing Animal Traits

“Let us remember that animals are not mere resources for human consumption. They are splendid beings in their own right, who have evolved alongside us as co-inheritors of all the beauty and abundance of life on this planet” Marc Bekoff,  Animals Matter: A Biologist Explains Why We Should Treat Animals with Compassion and Respect READ…

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Center for Biological Diversity

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Center for Biological Diversity

Each year, hundreds of millions of animals and plants are plucked from the wild and traded away for human use and consumption? After habitat destruction, trade remains the second-biggest threat to wildlife around the globe, and is causing many of our most iconic species to plummet toward extinction. Two of these animals — elephants and…

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Indiana Senate Passes Bill to Address Pet Homelessness and Euthanasia

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Indiana Senate Passes Bill to Address Pet Homelessness and Euthanasia

Read Full Article : http://www.humanesociety.org/news/news_briefs/2016/02/in-senate-pets-homelessness-euthanasia-022416.html?credit=web_id93480558

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Watch a Snowy Owl Recoup From Surgery

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Watch a Snowy Owl Recoup From Surgery

Read full article : http://www.audubon.org/news/watch-snowy-owl-recoup-surgery-nyc-wildlife-rehab-center

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Center for Biological Diversity

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Center for Biological Diversity

Troubling news out of Idaho this week: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services is planning to send gunners in helicopters to start shooting wolves in the Lolo Elk Management Zone of the Clearwater National Forest. Source: Center for Biological Diversity

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