Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Goulish Celebrities Who Wear Fur Including Will Smith And Beyonce

The Ghoulish Celebrities Who Wear Fur Photo: http://www.animalliberationfront Here are some of the names of celebrities who choose to wear the skins of tortured  animals as body decor. If at all possible, please try to boycott any of their projects – … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine Threat To Migration Stopped

Originally posted on Natural History Wanderings:
Press Release from American Bird Conservancy – Home Camp Perry Wind Turbine Project Halted Following Threat to Sue and Petition CampaignGroups Laud Government's Decision to Reconsider Project in Key Migratory Corridor   (Washington, D.C.,…

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New York Wants To Get Rid Of Mute Swans

In the war against invasive species, the targets are typically unappealing. Think feral pigs, snakehead fish, Asian long-horned beetles and emerald ash borers. But now, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has declared war on mute swans — … Continue reading

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Merck To End Chimpanzee Research, Joining 2 Dozens Of Companies! Good!

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drugmaker Merck & Co. is joining two dozen other pharmaceutical companies and contract laboratories in committing to not use chimpanzees for research. The growing trend could mean roughly 1,000 chimps in the U.S. used for research … Continue reading

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And The World’s Most Polluted City Is….

(CNN) — It may seem an academic argument when you’re wiping sulphate-saturated tears from your eyes or coughing up a lung while sightseeing at the Forbidden City or the Red Fort, but a new study says Delhi has outstripped Beijing … Continue reading

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UN Targets Wildlife Traders In Africa Sanctions

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council has targeted illegal wildlife traffickers for sanctions in a pair of resolutions against African armed groups, a step conservationists called unprecedented and a major shift on a problem that has morphed from an … Continue reading

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Kenyan Court Fines Chinese Man To Pay 233,000 Dollars Under New Tougher Laws

A Kenyan court has ordered a Chinese man convicted of smuggling ivory to pay a 20 million shilling ($233,100) fine or serve seven years in jail in the first sentence handed out since Kenya introduced a tough new anti-poaching law. … Continue reading

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Snowy Owl, my version

Originally posted on MJ Springett:
Friends, this snowy owl was found in Duluth and is quite the celebrity.  He is in the same place every day and many photographers in this part of the country have taken his picture.  Well…

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Originally posted on Living with a damaged skull:
    I don’t like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It’s just the wildness instinct in me, I Guess. ~~ Walt Disney  

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