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8 Anti-Captivity Heroes We Can All Love

Visala Kantamneni

Animals in captivity have become the central topic of major discussion in the past couple of decades. People are increasingly becoming aware of the harmful effects zoos (… ), circuses (… ), and marine parks (… ) and other forms of animal exploitation (… ) have.

Inspiring these movements are organizations dedicated to ending animal abuse and promoting their respect and conservation. Behind these amazing organizations are people who took a stand and decided to dedicate their lives to helping wild animals in today’s world attain protection from the evils they are subjected to.

These fantastic individuals we could all take a leaf from are listed below: …

One Green Planet – June 4, 2014…


Japan launches new whale and dolphin watching body


Campaigners Wednesday welcomed the launch of a body promoting whale and dolphin watching in Japan, which they said could help the country move away from its controversial slaughter of the mammals …

Times LIVE – 04 Juni, 2014 12:06…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (June 04, 2014)

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adidas in Hot Water Over Chemicals in World Cup Products

Greenpeace Mexico ( ) activists protested against adidas ( ) at an international friendly match between Mexico and Israel at the Azteca stadium. The Activists deployed a 220 square meter banner reading “Adidas Detox Football” in the stands …

Apparel Magazine – Posted Date: 6/3/2014…


Dolphins in Tanks? No Thanks, Say Brits

By David Kirby

The marine-mammal captivity industry may have to rethink its strategy of labeling opponents as “fringe,” “radical,” and “extreme” if a new poll of U.K. citizens is any indication: Nearly 90 percent of Brits asked said they would not want to visit a site that keeps whales and dolphins in tanks …

TakePart – June 02, 2014…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (June 03, 2014)

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Activist Paul Watson Reaches Out to President Solis for a Pardon

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – After being included again on Interpol’s red list of Interpol, the Canadian conservationist Paul Watson asked the president, Luis Guillermo Solís , to drop the charges against him.

Watson has been wanted by Costa Rican courts since 2002 for crimes such as “danger of shipwreck and air disaster” against the Costa Rican boat, Varadero 1. Apparently, the boat suffered a mechanical failure and was sucked into Guatemalan waters …

The Costa Rica News – June 2, 2014…


Madagascar Might Be Decimated by a Plague of Common Toads

By Maxwell Barna

An invasive species of toad is gearing up to wreak ecological havoc on Madagascar, and the country’s government must act quickly to dodge the bump-laden bullet.

In a letter of correspondence published (… ) in the journal Nature on May 28, Jonathan Kolby, a conservationist at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia, and 10 co-signatories, warn that the Asian common toad was found near Madagascar’s largest seaport, Toamasina, as early as last March …

VICE News – June 2, 2014 | 5:35 pm…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (June 02, 2014)

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Rapper 360 an anti-fur poster boy for PETA

RAPPER 360 is the latest Australian celebrity to support animal rights group PETA.

With the slogan “Ink Not Mink” and “Be Comfortable In Your Own Skin and Let Animals Keep Theirs”, the musician has posed for a postercalling for an end to fur in fashion.

“People would be outraged if we were treating humans like that, so why is it OK for animals to be treated that way?” the singer, who was nominated for 10 gongs at the 2012 ARIA Awards, said …

The Daily Telegraph – June 02, 2014 12:00 AM…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (June 01, 2014)

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Animal thefts ‘epidemic’: Welfare groups warning amid rise in number of pets stolen in Tayide

By Will Lyon

Animal groups have warned Tayside pet owners to be vigilant after a surge in the number of thefts across the region.

Last year alone, 172 animals were stolen in Dundee, Angus and Perth and Kinross, up 82 from 2012. These figures compare to the relatively small numbers from Tayside in 2010, when there were just 14 animals stolen …

Evening Telegraph – May 31, 2014 at 7:00 AM…


Aquarium’s dolphin question at center of animal-welfare debate

By Yvonne Wenger
The Baltimore Sun

Pressure is rising to release the dolphins at Baltimore’s National Aquarium — or at least put them into a sanctuary. As evidence mounts that the mammals have remarkable intellects as well as social needs, officials must weigh the competing goal of public education …

The Seattle Times – May 31, 2014 at 6:10 AM…


PETA ‘Got Autism’ Ad Draws Fire

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – An old ad campaign from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( ) is getting new attention and drawing fire from the scientific community for suggesting milk products cause autism …

CBS Local – May 30, 2014 at 7:27 PM…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (May 31, 2014)

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PETA Reaches New Low with “Got Autism” Ad

In what can only be described as a shocking display of audacity, the animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has launched a campaign aimed at the dairy industry which uses the slogan “Got Autism” – an obvious take on the popular “Got Milk” slogan used for years by the dairy industry, in an attempt to link the consumption of cow’s milk with autism … – May 30, 2014…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (May 30, 2014)

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PETA: Milk Linked To Scary Autism And Vegan Is Your Only Hope

by Emily Willingham

PETA, that bastion of accurate science and practical solutions to the world’s ills, has just offered up a new campaign called “Got autism?” in which they assert that milk is linked to autism …

Forbes – 5/28/2014 @ 12:57 PM…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (May 28, 2014)

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Letters, May 27: Hunting Act loopholes; Chelsea show gardens; and Ukip’s ‘hidden messages’

By Western Daily Press

The British public do not like to see animals suffering and with the case of hunting, the stag hunts have been using the same old excuse as Japanese used with its commercial whaling activity: namely the feeble “research and observation” excuse, which was deemed unlawful under international law by the great conversation work of New Zealand and Australia …

Western Daily Press – Posted: May 27, 2014…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (May 27, 2014)

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Nature studies: Stay away from the dolphins kept in tanks. The only ones to see live wild.

Michael McCarthy

It was all part of a zoological craze that swept the world at the end of the 1960s

Sometimes features of our lives with which everyone is familiar can disappear so completely that the next generation has no idea they ever existed. So it is, thankfully, with the dolphinarium …

The Independent – Monday 26 May 2014…


Is that fish on the SASSI red list?

There’s little that beats fresh seafood for dinner, but the fact is that variety is hard to come by due to overfishing and polluted oceans. But it’s not all doom and gloom, rather it’s about making responsible choices … – Mon, 26 May 2014 10:50 AM…


National Aquarium’s dolphin question at center of animal welfare debate

By Yvonne Wenger – The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE – The big question facing Baltimore’s National Aquarium – whether to keep Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in the amphitheater pool or release them to an ocean-side sanctuary – is the latest twist in the decadeslong evolution of American zoos and aquatic attractions from circuslike menageries to portals into the natural environment … – May 26, 2014 7:52 AM…


30.000 bees stolen last year – and thousands of sheep, fish and dogs also targeted by thieves

by Antonia Molloy

It is well-known that bees are an endangered species, but threats to the insects are more comprehensive than you might think – around 30.000 of the creatures were stolen by thieves last year.

Bees made up an estimated 50 per cent of the 60.000 animals stolen in 2013, the Mirror reported (… ) …

The Independent- Monday 26 May 2014…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (May 26, 2014)

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PETA plasters anti-Sea World ad in San Diego airport

By James Maynard, Tech Times

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), is sponsoring a new ad at the San Diego airport, urging visitors to avoid Sea World. The ad is displayed in the baggage claims areas of Lindbergh Field …

Tech Times – May 25, 9:26 AM…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (May 25, 2014)