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Finland begins controversial wolf hunt

Finland begins controversial wolf hunt | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Finland on Saturday began a controversial wolf cull that gives hunters the right to kill around one fifth of the endangered animals, in a decision that has angered environmentalists.

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Animal rights activists protest African trophy hunting show

Animal rights activists protest African trophy hunting show | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

An animal rights protest organized by a Toronto teen blocked traffic and attendees at an African trophy hunting show just north of the city Saturday.

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Sri Lanka Destroys 300 Ivory Elephant Tusks | Global Animal

Sri Lanka Destroys 300 Ivory Elephant Tusks | Global Animal | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

(ELEPHANTS/IVORY TRADE) Sri Lanka crushed more than 300 elephant tusks--the equivalent of 1.5 tons of ivory--to stop elephant poaching & illegal ivory trade.

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Animal Rights Group Makes New Allegations of Animal Abuse at Marineland Canada | VICE | Canada

The undercover video has sparked an investigation by the regulatory body that governs the treatment of animals in Ontario. Marineland says the video was "knowingly" fabricated.

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We've Had Enough: Powerful Signal in Favour of Organic Agriculture

We've Had Enough: Powerful Signal in Favour of Organic Agriculture | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

The big demo against the agriculture industry that took place during the International Green Week in Berlin has become a regular event.

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NY judge won't consider bid to free upstate chimp Kiko

By Jonathan Stempel Jan 29 (Reuters) - A New York judge on Friday blocked an animal rights group from pursuing a new lawsuit in Manhattan to free the chimpan...

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French foie gras: Activists video shows ducklings smashed for favourite Christmas delicacy

French foie gras: Activists video shows ducklings smashed for favourite Christmas delicacy | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Animal rights group L214 releases footage recorder inside a hatchery in Pays de la Loire.

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Animal welfare services in Ireland are under-funded and over-stretched

Animal welfare services in Ireland are under-funded and over-stretched | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Headline Animal welfare services in Ireland are under-funded and over-stretched

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India considers banning elephant rides

India considers banning elephant rides | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Judges are investigating whether or not to ban elephant rides in Rajasthan and
Goa, citing concerns for the animals' welfare

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How quantum biology might explain life’s biggest questions

How quantum biology might explain life’s biggest questions | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

How does a robin know to fly south? The answer might be weirder than you think: Quantum physics may be involved.

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Animal welfare legislation in the works - Economic Times

Animal welfare legislation in the works - Economic Times | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
At present, there are no rules to govern such commercial activities due to which cruelty to animals, inhuman handling and unsafe breeding goes unchecked.
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LGBTQ Activists Share How They Came Out For Animal Rights - Care2.com

LGBTQ Activists Share How They Came Out For Animal Rights - Care2.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A group of LGBTQ and animal activists show how they came out for animals.
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Animal rights group takes on Manchester zoo - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Animal rights group takes on Manchester zoo - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
CEDAR RAPIDS | A California-based animal rights group began making it case in federal court Monday that a Manchester couple illegally obtained and disposed of exotic animals at their private
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This Coffee Shop Lets Stray Dogs Sleep Inside Every Night When The Customers Leave

This Coffee Shop Lets Stray Dogs Sleep Inside Every Night When The Customers Leave | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

In Greece, people abandon their beloved pets because they can’t afford to keep them anymore; luckily, there’re places like Hott Spott, a cafe in Mytilene, Lesbos, which opens its doors to stray dogs.


Via Jocelyn Stoller, Dana Hoffman
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The Anoncast - Episode 10 - Phil Demers Marineland Whistleblower

The Anoncast - Episode 10 - Phil Demers Marineland Whistleblower | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

On this episode of The Anoncast, Alek talks with former Marineland employee turned animal rights activist Phil Demers.

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University of Oklahoma fined for animal testing violations

University of Oklahoma fined for animal testing violations | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

NORMAN, Okla. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has fined the University of Oklahoma more than $19,000 for Animal Welfare Act violations related to animal testing.

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British firms top farm animal welfare approach table - Farmers Weekly

British firms top farm animal welfare approach table - Farmers Weekly | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

© John Eveson/FLPA/Rex Shutterstock How UK companies lined up Tier 1: Leadership: Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Noble Foods Tier 2: Integrated into busine

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World's loneliest organ-utan Opal has spent 30 years in solitary confinement

World's loneliest organ-utan Opal has spent 30 years in solitary confinement | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Animal welfare organisations and thousands backing a Change.org petition want South African zoo owner Brian Boswell to send Opal to the UK

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5 Things Monsanto Doesn't Want You to Know About the GMO Labeling Debate | Care2 Causes

5 Things Monsanto Doesn't Want You to Know About the GMO Labeling Debate | Care2 Causes | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made history when the federal agency approved the first genetically modified (GMO) animal for human consumption: AquaBounty Technologies' GMO salmon.

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Nestlé to Shift to Cage-Free Eggs in U.S. by 2020

Nestlé to Shift to Cage-Free Eggs in U.S. by 2020 | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Nestlé pledged Tuesday to purchase only cage-free eggs for its U.S.

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How can technology help humans and animals communicate? Speech vests for service dogs, of course

How can technology help humans and animals communicate? Speech vests for service dogs, of course | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

The new field of animal-computer interaction is developing tech to help service dogs and other animals communicate more effectively with humans.

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How Climate Change is Endangering 3 Iconic Christmas Animals | Care2 Causes

How Climate Change is Endangering 3 Iconic Christmas Animals | Care2 Causes | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Climate change and other human activities, like hunting, are endangering 3 beloved Christmas holiday animals: reindeer, turtle doves and calling birds, or songbirds.

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Detroit Zoological Society hosts animal welfare workshop - WXYZ

Detroit Zoological Society hosts animal welfare workshop - WXYZ | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Animal care staff from throughout the U.S. to receive training at Detroit Zoo.
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Animal Rights Activists Are Celebrating A Massive Victory Over SeaWorld

Animal Rights Activists Are Celebrating A Massive Victory Over SeaWorld | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
SeaWorld has been ordered not to breed its orcas, despite just dishing out $100 million (£65million) towards the expansion of new tanks.

The ruling by California Coastal Commission approved d
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It's about much more than chicken slaughter rights: Animal rights activists ... - Jerusalem Post Israel News

It's about much more than chicken slaughter rights: Animal rights activists ... - Jerusalem Post Israel News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The Kapparot battle reached a zenith this year when the “Alliance to End Chickens As Kapparos” filed a lawsuit to ban the practice in New York City.
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