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Small dog left alone at animal control after his friend is adopted

Small dog left alone at animal control after his friend is adopted | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
On June 15, "Starbuck," a Dachshund and Chihuahua mix, arrived as a stray to the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control facility in Baldwin Park, Calif. Sta
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~ The truth is extreme. To make it moderate is to lie ~ I never saw you, but I know you. I never touched you, but I feel you. I never met you, but I miss you. I know you're gone, but I won't forget you. I couldn't save you, but I fought for you. I am an Animal Defender and always will be...
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Tyrion Lannister doesn’t want you buying husky dogs | Radio 570 WNAX

Tyrion Lannister doesn’t want you buying husky dogs | Radio 570 WNAX | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
"Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage has pleaded with fans who love the direwolves that appear on the show not to buy husky dogs.
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Nosey will likely be forced to appear at the Kewanna Festival

Nosey will likely be forced to appear at the Kewanna Festival | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Hugo Liebel has been tormenting Nosey for years—and his circus is scheduled to appear at the Kewanna Festival in Indiana—which means Nosey will likely be hauled there and exploited unless you speak up for her and tell the festival not to allow her appearance!
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Tell Yelville Not to Drop Live Turkeys From Airplanes!

Tell Yelville Not to Drop Live Turkeys From Airplanes! | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Tell Yellville officials and Turkey Trot festival sponsors to end this disturbing tradition
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Is there any other creature as monstrous as a human being? Frankly, from my perspective, no.
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Signez la pétition

Signez la pétition | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
UN Secretary General - António Guterres: Accept the Trash Isles as an official country & help protect our oceans
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Leashed Dog Reportedly Shot by Neighborhood Teens Deserves Justice

Leashed Dog Reportedly Shot by Neighborhood Teens Deserves Justice | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
A dog named Major was shot and killed by three teens while standing leashed next to his owner, according to police. This is a shocking and horrific act of cruelty that must not go unpunished, even though the accused are juveniles. Sign this petition to demand justice for Major.
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People Who Left Their Dogs Chained During Irma Face Felony Charges | Care2 Causes

People Who Left Their Dogs Chained During Irma Face Felony Charges | Care2 Causes | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Pet owners who left their dogs chained or in kennels as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida are facing well-deserved felony animal cruelty charges.
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Pigs on Flooded Factory Farm Shows Sad Truth About Our Relationship With These Animals

Pigs on Flooded Factory Farm Shows Sad Truth About Our Relationship With These Animals | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
The pigs on this factory farm were left to drown in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. These animals deserve so much more.
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Réchauffement climatique : Comprendre la limite des 2 degrés Celsius

Réchauffement climatique : Comprendre la limite des 2 degrés Celsius | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Traduction d’un article de The Conversation par David Titley, professeur de météorologie, des affaires internationales et directeur du Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk à la Pennsylvania State University.
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Mr Trump, il serait peut-être temps de vous intéresser au réchauffement climatique

Mr Trump, il serait peut-être temps de vous intéresser au réchauffement climatique | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Alors que Donald Trump se déplace ce mardi au Texas, des voix s'élèvent pour faire le lien entre réchauffement climatique et violence de l'ouragan Harvey.
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"The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better." - Thomas Carlyle
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Earth Overshoot Day: From this day on we're using an unsustainable amount of the Earth's resources

Earth Overshoot Day: From this day on we're using an unsustainable amount of the Earth's resources | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Today marks Earth Overshoot Day - the day by which the human race will have used more of Earth's natural resources than the planet can renew in the whole year.
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EXCLUSIVE: European supermarket Carrefour caught selling dog meat in China

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Pétition : Non au passage d'un fauconnier pour chasser les pigeons à Paris 10ème, du 29 septembre prochain au 7 octobre !

Pétition : Non au passage d'un fauconnier pour chasser les pigeons à Paris 10ème, du 29 septembre prochain au 7 octobre ! | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Animaux - Signez la pétition : Non au passage d'un fauconnier pour chasser les pigeons à Paris 10ème, du 29 septembre prochain au 7 octobre !
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Alaska Airlines sponors a race that has killed 150 dogs

Alaska Airlines sponors a race that has killed 150 dogs | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
And that's not even counting the dogs who died on chains in the off season or were killed for not making the cut. Tell Alaska Airlines to cut ties with the Iditarod!
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Signez la pétition

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Alexandra Munroe: Promote Cruelty-Free Exhibits at the Guggenheim
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The Guggenheim’s Massive China Show Is Already Attracting Criticism From Animal Rights Groups
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Downplaying our involvement in climate change is "simply irresponsible"

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Downplaying our involvement in climate change is "simply irresponsible" | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
In an interview with CNN, Neil deGrasse Tyson criticized politicians and the media for downplaying human involvement in climate change.
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Condamnation exceptionnelle pour le bourreau de Chevelu, le chat martyrisé à Draguignan !

Condamnation exceptionnelle pour le bourreau de Chevelu, le chat martyrisé à Draguignan ! | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Les défenseurs des animaux étaient nombreux ce 15 septembre devant le palais de justice de Draguignan. Et pour cause : c’est là qu’a eu lieu le procès très attendu de l’homme ayant torturé le chat Chevelu en mai dernier.
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Sign the Petition: Prosecute People Who Tied Up Pets When Fleeing Hurricanes!

Sign the Petition: Prosecute People Who Tied Up Pets When Fleeing Hurricanes! | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
When fleeing from hurricane Irma in Florida, some folks chose to leave their pets behind, tied up with no chance to escape. (48218 signatures on petition)
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Pig Saved From Testing Lab Is So Happy To Find People Who Love Her

Pig Saved From Testing Lab Is So Happy To Find People Who Love Her | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
"She lays on her side and asks for belly scratches. She’s just amazing.”
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Pour sauver un phoque pourchassé par des orques, cette baleine a nagé 20 minutes sur le dos. (VIDÉO)

Pour sauver un phoque pourchassé par des orques, cette baleine a nagé 20 minutes sur le dos. (VIDÉO) | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Les baleines sont vraiment les reines de la compassion. La preuve avec cette belle histoire d'un phoque sauvé d'une attaque par une baleine à bosse.
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When Climate Change Meets Sprawl: Why Houston's ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime' Floods Keep Happening

When Climate Change Meets Sprawl: Why Houston's ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime' Floods Keep Happening | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it

"Unchecked development remains a priority in the famously un-zoned city, creating short-term economic gains for some, but long term flood risk for everyone."


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Treathyl Fox's comment, August 28, 10:49 AM
UNchecked. UN-zoned. Very true.
Deanna Wiist's curator insight, September 12, 8:56 PM

Houston's development boom and reduction of wetlands leave region prone to more severe flooding.  Here is a great map of the change in impervious surfaces in the region from 1940 to 2017--when you combine that with record-breaking rainfall the results are catastrophic.  But a local understanding of place is critical and this viral post--Things non-Houstonians Need to Understand--is pretty good.     

 

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Ken Feltman's curator insight, September 13, 9:43 AM
Seth Dixon's insight: Houston's development boom and reduction of wetlands leave region prone to more severe flooding.  Here is a great map of the change in impervious surfaces in the region from 1940 to 2017--when you combine that with record-breaking rainfall the results are catastrophic.  But a local understanding of place is critical and this viral post--Things non-Houstonians Need to Understand--is pretty good.        
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China’s appetite for pangolins fuels an illicit trade

China’s appetite for pangolins fuels an illicit trade | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
The endangered species is considered a delicacy among China's nouveau riche and a curative in traditional medicine, but outlawed for export under international conservation covenants
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BrainyQuote

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"Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven." - Rabindranath Tagore
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TAKE ACTION to end Bali’s dog meat trade!

TAKE ACTION to end Bali’s dog meat trade! | Nature Animals humankind | Scoop.it
Bali’s dogs are being tortured for their meat. And unwitting tourists are eating them.
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