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World Animal Protection’s vision is of a world where animal welfare matters, and animal cruelty has ended.
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Opinion: Real Tragedy of Taiji Is Our Inhumanity Toward Animals

Opinion: Real Tragedy of Taiji Is Our Inhumanity Toward Animals | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
New understanding of the brains of animals shows that anthropomorphizing them isn't off base. Is a dolphin a person?
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Microsoft Joins Animal Asia's Fight Against Bear Bile Farming

Microsoft Joins Animal Asia's Fight Against Bear Bile Farming | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
Microsoft has joined with Animals Asia to fight bear bile farming in China, by developing the new educational interactive website, ‘Exploring Moon Bears.’
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Mother Jones exposes animal abuse behind the scenes at Animal Planet

Mother Jones exposes animal abuse behind the scenes at Animal Planet | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
The hit show "Call of the Wildman" is a fake -- and it puts animals in harm's way VIDEO
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Rare tortoises are branded to make them unattractive to poachers

Rare tortoises are branded to make them unattractive to poachers | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
The booming illegal international wildlife trade forced conservationists to do the unthinkable Tuesday: Brand the golden domes of two of the rarest tortoises on Earth to reduce their black market value by making it easier for authorities to trace...
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Canadian lobster and crab fisheries accused of endangering whales | Toronto Star

Canadian lobster and crab fisheries accused of endangering whales | Toronto Star | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
Canada’s lobster and crab fisheries pose “extinction-level threat” to endangered North Atlantic right whale, according to a U.S. report.
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Animals scored for suitability as pets

Animals scored for suitability as pets | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it

Scientists develop a tool to help address problems with exotic pets

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Shocking Percentage Of African Elephant Population May Be Gone In 10 Years

Shocking Percentage Of African Elephant Population May Be Gone In 10 Years | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As many as 20 percent of Africa's elephants could be killed in the next 10 years if illegal poaching continues at the current rate, according to new data released Monday at the opening of the Elephant Summit in Botswana.
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New research will seek alternatives to wild animal culls | UTS News Room

New research will seek alternatives to wild animal culls | UTS News Room | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
A new collaborative research centre based at UTS will investigate alternative and humane ways to manage wildlife populations that play a vital role in fragile ecosystems yet are also often considered serious pests.
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Mississauga fashion designer backs campaign to end animal cruelty

Mississauga fashion designer backs campaign to end animal cruelty | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
MISSISSAUGA — For people, wearing a red ribbon represents a stance against drinking and driving. In the world of dogs, sporting a red collar marks an effort in support of the eradication of rabies.
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Ecotourism: Watch Out for Greenwashing -

Ecotourism: Watch Out for Greenwashing - | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
TweetEmail TweetEmailIt’s seemingly impossible to go wrong when planning a vacation that revolves around ecotourism. Right? This environmentally conscious branch of tourism typically brings visitors to see pristine and undisturbed natural areas.
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人道疫苗接種 明星名人支持 紅色頸圈拯救30萬犬_星島日報_加拿大多倫多中文新聞網。 Canada Toronto Chinese newspaper

人道疫苗接種 明星名人支持 紅色頸圈拯救30萬犬_星島日報_加拿大多倫多中文新聞網。 Canada Toronto Chinese newspaper | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
加拿大愛護動物人士支持國際聯合根除狂犬病運動,給他們的寵物套上紅色頸圈,或向世界動物保護協會(World Society for the Protection of Animals)的「頸圈代替殘酷」運動(Collars Not Cruelty Campaign)捐款。加拿大和國際著名支持者包括時裝設計師David Dixon、歌手Leona Lewis、喜劇演員Ricky Gervais、超級名模Liisa Winkler、CP24新聞主播Karman Wong及多省和國會議員。 ...
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Israel Will Trap, Neuter and Return 45,000 Street Cats

Israel Will Trap, Neuter and Return 45,000 Street Cats | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
Street cats are everywhere in Israel, but help is on the way. The government recently dedicated $1.3 million to trap, spay/neuter, and return 45,000 of them.
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Iconic animal deserves better :: cayCompass.com

Iconic animal deserves better :: cayCompass.com | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
Writer says Cayman Turtle Farm survey is essential to determining the facility's future.
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As a Former Marineland Trainer, I Can Tell You That Dolphins Feel

As a Former Marineland Trainer, I Can Tell You That Dolphins Feel | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
In Taiji, Japan 52 dolphins were taken captive (to be sold to international aquariums) and 40 were slaughtered for their meat. Of the 52 captives, despair will most likely also be their "inexplicable" cause of death.
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Taking a Page From Eliot Ness to Fight Wildlife Trafficking's New Al Capones

Taking a Page From Eliot Ness to Fight Wildlife Trafficking's New Al Capones | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
We have credible evidence that where national park rangers and community ecoguards are out patrolling, and risking their lives doing so, elephants have a much greater chance of escaping the poacher's bullet, axe and chainsaw.
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5 Reasons You Should Boycott the Zoo

5 Reasons You Should Boycott the Zoo | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
Despite claims that zoos play an important role in conservation and education, they are unnatural and inherently cruel, and in effect do more harm that good.
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Ontario’s simmering political debate over animal welfare: Walkom | Toronto Star

Ontario’s simmering political debate over animal welfare: Walkom | Toronto Star | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
Politicians in Ontario may try to ignore animal issues. But they continue to gnaw away.
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Richard Turere: My invention that made peace with lions | Video on TED.com

In the Masai community where 13-year-old Richard Turere lives, cattle are all-important. But lion attacks were growing more frequent.
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How a century of dog breeding ruined these beautiful animals

Watching how one hundred years of dog breeding "improvement" actually ruined perfectly beautiful, athletic, and useful dogs, turning them into caricature of themselves full of health problems, is really sad.
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Animal rights activists film horrific abuse of pigs at Tyson farm

Animal rights activists film horrific abuse of pigs at Tyson farm | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
A shocking video has emerged of the appalling abuse of pigs at an Oklahoma farm that until recently provided pork to the largest meat producer in the United States. (Shocking footage of horrific abuse of pigs at a farm in the US.
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Animal Welfare Movement is Growing Fast in China

Animal Welfare Movement is Growing Fast in China | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
The growing number of animal advocates in China is spurring pro-animal reforms and chipping away at the country's image as a haven for animal exploitation.
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Canadian Relief to Devastated Philippines Urgently Needed After Typhoon Haiyan

Canadian Relief to Devastated Philippines Urgently Needed After Typhoon Haiyan | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
Typhoon Haiyan, the horrifically strong tropical cyclone that slammed the Philippines Nov. 8, leaving an estimated 10,000 dead and tens of thousands more displaced, is poised to emerge as one of the worst natural disasters of the early 21st century.
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Cayman Islands News

Cayman Islands online news, publishing news from Cayman Island throughout the day as it develops. Free Classifieds, public forum, reader comments.
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How to Stay Kind When Standing Up For Animals

How to Stay Kind When Standing Up For Animals | Animal Cruelty | Scoop.it
Opening people's hearts and minds to new ideas is never easy, especially when those ideas shake the very foundations that their current belief system is built upon.
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