New Bridge Could Help Mountain Lions Cross Dangerous Highway | Care2 Causes

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3102856.largeDozens of mountain lions live in the Santa Monica Mountains surrounding Los Angeles, but they’ve been essentially isolated in small populations by a freeway that threatens their future survival. Now state officials are back pushing for the construction of wildlife crossing that will help ensure their future survival.

For over a decade, National Park Service biologists have been tracking some of these mountain lions with GPS collars to learn more about their behavior and how they’re responding to human development. What they’ve found is that roadways and urban sprawl have made it nearly impossible for these big cats to leave the area, or for new cats to come in.

Without the ability to expand and establish new territories, they face not only the threat of deadly encounters with older members of the species but also of being forced to inbreed. Biologists worry about the impact and health consequences a lack…

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Denmark (Faroe Islands): Sea Shepherd to Deploy Drones to Stop Massive Whale Slaughter.

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Article link:

http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/06/11/sea-shepherd-launches-high-tech-hunt-nordic-whale-hunters?cmpid=tpanimals-eml-2014-06-14-drones 

Our past SAV posts on the Faroe Islands whale killings:

http://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2008/10/13/denmark-disgraces-the-world-with-faroe-islands-whale-slaughter/ 

http://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2009/01/13/denmark-response-given-to-faroes-pilot-whale-annual-slaughter/ 

Sea Shepherd to Deploy Drones to Stop Massive Whale Slaughter

The group’s air force will livestream video of the Faeroe Islands killing grounds.

June 11, 2014 By David Kirby

David Kirby has been a professional journalist for 25 years. His third book, Death at Seaworld, was published in 2012.

In recent years, the annual dolphin hunts in Taiji, Japan, have garnered headlines worldwide and sparked outrage among activists, scientists, celebrities, and diplomats. But half a world away, in the North Atlantic nation of the Faeroe Islands, a similar slaughter has received far less scrutiny.

That’s about to change. On Friday, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society USA will unveil details of a new hi-tech initiative aimed at disrupting and halting the whale hunts, which begin this month and continue through September.

The annual…

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USA: Could This Penalty Spell the End of Killer Whales Swimming With Trainers?

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Reproduced from:  http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/07/24/miami-seaquarium–hit-with-fine-mishandling-killer-whales?cmpid=tpdaily-eml-2014-07-25

Could This Penalty Spell the End of Killer Whales Swimming With Trainers?

Miami Seaquarium, the last U.S. aquatic park to let employees work in the water with whales, was hit with a fine for putting workers at risk of death.

July 25, 2014 By David Kirby

David Kirby has been a professional journalist for 25 years. His third book, Death at Seaworld, was published in 2012.

The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued the Miami Seaquarium a citation for allowing killer whale trainers to come into dangerously close contact with its sole orca, Lolita.

OSHA made a similar move against SeaWorld Florida after the 2010 killing of trainer Dawn Brancheau by the 12,000-pound whale Tilikum.

Though Miami Seaquarium could challenge the violation in court, the penalty could herald the end of trainers performing water shows with killer whales in the U.S.

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Serbia: More Petition Support and Letters to Authorities Required – Please Act – See Below for Details.

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SAV Comment: Please ensure you sign the petition below and cross post to all your friends and contacts – Thanks.

Dear supporters,

I, again, have to send a short reminder to everybody who signed this petition to please FORWARD it to your friends, family, colleagues and anybody who loves and cares about the animals.

The fact is that the city, kill shelter WILL BE OPENED again while the 550 dogs from a no-kill, private shelter WILL BE MOVED to kill pounds across Serbia.

I am sure people who LOVE animals will SIGN this petition to give these animals a voice BEFORE the horror pictures of inhumane treatment of animals in Subotica’s city shelter start circulating and then it WILL BE too late.

We are AGAINST the opening of a city, kill shelter and AGAINST the closure of a no-kill, private shelter “Alex”.

Please, also send direct email to the…

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Reality Check

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Welcome to the real world.

The Milky Way. If we destroy ourselves, what happens to the universe?The Milky Way. If we destroy ourselves, what happens to the universe?

Dolphins living free until we completely destroy our planetDolphins living free until we completely destroy our planet

Twilight on boat launch at Avon. Photographed and copyrighted by Barbara Mattio 2014Twilight on boat launch at Avon. Photographed and copyrighted by Barbara Mattio 2014

California Poppies. Another gift from Mother Nature.California Poppies. Another gift from Mother Nature.

Upper Waterfall in Letchworth State Park. The Genesee River has formed a gorge. We must take care of the gifts from Mother Earth.Upper Waterfall in Letchworth State Park. The Genesee River has formed a gorge. We must take care of the gifts from Mother Earth.

We have to take care of our planet. It is more important than oil, money, arms, greed, jealously, bigotry, injustice, hatred and war. We must take care of Mother Earth. Our planet has changed greatly during just my lifetime. There is a supervolcano under Yellowstone National Park. If it blows, it will destroy most of America. Yet we continue fracking, mining, polluting the earth and the air. We must stop. To choose not to stop is to commit suicide.

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