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Government criticised after it fails to ensure badger cull will be humane - Telegraph

Government criticised after it fails to ensure badger cull will be humane - Telegraph | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
The Government has been criticised for failing to ensure the badger cull will be humane, after it emerged only a small proportion of shootings will be monitored.
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Pollinator Strategy stings government into action over declining bee population

Pollinator Strategy stings government into action over declining bee population | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
A new strategy aims to protect bees and by extension our food, countryside and economy
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Send a Postcard to an Elephant Ranger | World Wildlife Fund

Send a Postcard to an Elephant Ranger | World Wildlife Fund | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
Send a postcard thanking rangers for protecting elephants from illegal wildlife crime.
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Fukushima now in state of emergency, leaking 300 tons of radioactive water into the ocean daily

Fukushima now in state of emergency, leaking 300 tons of radioactive water into the ocean daily | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
Fukushima now in state of emergency, leaking 300 tons of radioactive water into the ocean daily
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Why isn't the international community INSISTING that the Japanese gov't allow in a team of international experts to help contain this? Because the Japanese are EMBARASSED?!! Some of the leaking radiation will poison the earth for 1.6 MILLION years!
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Stop the Use of Living Creatures in Key Chains

Stop the Use of Living Creatures in Key Chains | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
Key chains containing a living turtle or fish have recently gained popularity in China. The key chains are only about seven centimeters in length and the fish or turtle is sealed in plastic containing colored water and attached to the key chain.
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‘Gang of eight’ on ivory probation

‘Gang of eight’ on ivory probation | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
The Cites convention tells the worst ivory offenders to get their houses in order or face sanctions
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Ted Nugent Brags About Killing 455 Pigs For Bill Maher And 'Animal Rights Freaks'

Ted Nugent Brags About Killing 455 Pigs For Bill Maher And 'Animal Rights Freaks' | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
Ted Nugent is bragging about killing over 400 wild pigs, a kill he dedicates to Bill Maher and other "animal rights freaks."
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Police await Sea Shepherd ships as Watson slams critics

Police await Sea Shepherd ships as Watson slams critics | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
With Australian Federal police poised to raid the groups' ships should they dock in Hobart, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) founder Paul Watson, said nothing "can ever take away from what we achieved."...
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Animals in a world of pain | World | News | Daily Express

Animals in a world of pain | World | News | Daily Express | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
THE war against poachers who are threatening elephants with extinction could be funded by ­Britain’s overseas development fund, a leading conservationist said last night.
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Summit in Thailand focuses on how to save endangered species - ITV News

Summit in Thailand focuses on how to save endangered species - ITV News | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
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China conservationists alarmed by rhino farms

Animal rights activists in China are saying that rhinos coming from South Africa are being bred in captivity so that their horns can be shaved from them and ...
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Anti-whaling win

Anti-whaling win | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
March 03, 2013: Sea Shepherd believe the Japanese whaling fleets are returning home, ending the hunting season with a record low whales killed.
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MP and governor linked to poaching

MP and governor linked to poaching | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
Two influential Coast businessmen, a central Kenya MP and a Rift Valley governor have been linked to the runaway poaching and ivory smuggling in the country
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China reiterates pledge to end ivory smuggling

China reiterates pledge to end ivory smuggling | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
The Chinese embassy in Nairobi on Monday said it was committed and was taking “strong action” to stop the smuggling of ivory to its country
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March For Elephants

March For Elephants | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
March for Elephants is passionate about changing the story on behalf of elephants. Elephants in the wild are slated for extinction in 10 years. Join the cause.
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Ivory Course Runs From Africa to China Through Malaysia - The Jakarta Globe

Ivory Course Runs From Africa to China Through Malaysia - The Jakarta Globe | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
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A distance of nearly 9,000 kilometres separates Malaysia from Africa, but that hasn’t stopped the Southeast Asian nation from becoming a key staging post in the illegal trade of ivory from Africa to China.
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Why human suffering and animal welfare are the one issue

Why human suffering and animal welfare are the one issue | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
This week we were again warned by the UK’s Chief Medical Officer that we are rapidly approaching a time when antibiotics will be largely ineffective.
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Expat bear rescuer lands two awards - Telegraph

Expat bear rescuer lands two awards - Telegraph | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
British-born Dr Jill Robinson has been honoured for rescuing bears in China and Vietnam who are caged so that locals can extract their bile.
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Bid to overturn shark ban deal fails

Bid to overturn shark ban deal fails | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
Pro-shark fishing nations narrowly fail to overturn landmark regulations on three endangered species at the Cites conference in Bangkok.
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Manatees in trouble: Red tide threatens endangered species

Manatees in trouble: Red tide threatens endangered species | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
Fla. endangered mammals face new threat: algae bloom that releases toxins into vegetation, paralyzing gentle giants that need to surface for air
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Shelly & Giorgio's Page

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Shelly Vella is fundraising for Save the Rhino International -


I'm running the London 2013 Marathon for Save the Rhino International because they need all the help they can get. - See more at: http://www.justgiving.com/Shelly-Vella#sthash.3KHaA9iO.dpuf

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Genetic Diversity Among Endangered Florida Manatees low, but not yet Critical | Sustainable Products and Practices

Genetic Diversity Among Endangered Florida Manatees low, but not yet Critical | Sustainable Products and Practices | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
An article recently published in the Journal of Mammalogy, Volume 94 Issue 6 focuses on the struggling Florida manatee population and analyzes the factors
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Summit in Thailand focuses on how to save endangered species - ITV News

Summit in Thailand focuses on how to save endangered species - ITV News | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
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Taiji and 3 years on. Have we made any progress in stopping the slaughter? | Naturesound.org

Taiji and 3 years on. Have we made any progress in stopping the slaughter? | Naturesound.org | Life on Earth | Scoop.it
2012/2013 saw me visit Taiji, Japan in close succession. In september of 2012 i was in the typhoon season and January of 2013 the middle of winter. Not that it mattered to the animals, in both visits the abuse they received was equal.
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