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Ted Danson makes waves with Oceana

Archived, 10 days ago From ecorazzi.com 

Miami, FLORIDA - Ted Danson might consider himself a “landlubber” but his commitment to the oceans is unmatched.

The “CSI” star talked to the Hollywood Reporter about his passion for water, particularly his involvement with Oceana, the largest ocean ad ...

Illegal sale of whale meat uncovered in Hongkong

Archived, 10 days ago From us.whales.org 

Plymouth, MASSACHUSETTS - A food store chain in Hong Kong has been criticised for illegally selling tins of whale meat curry.

The cans, which reportedly contain meat from the critically endangered fin whale, were discovered on the shelves of the 759 grocery sho ...

Zoo slammed over 'ridiculous' swim with a tiger cub attraction

Archived, 10 days ago From mirror.co.uk 

London, U K - A zoo which has advertised a 'Swim with a Tiger' for visitors has been slammed by animal rights groups for putting their animals in cruel situations.

The Wild Things attraction in Dade County, Florida, lets guests pay £127 to swim in a ...

Authorities raid South Carolina dogfight in progress

Archived, 10 days ago From humanesociety.org 

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - State and local agencies broke up an organized dogfight in Chester County, South Carolina, resulting in the arrest of three alleged dogfighters and the seizure of four dogs and suspected dogfighting paraphernalia. The Humane Society of the United Sta ...

Scores of pangolins rescued from illegal wildlife trade in Vietnam

Archived, 10 days ago From thanhniennews.com 

Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM - A total of 63 pangolins have been rescued, a majority of them seized from illegal traders in northern Vietnam in August.

Their rescue is the result of the Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Program (CPCP), a cooperation between the na ...

Pola the pig rescued after 8 years of living hell

Archived, 10 days ago From care2.com 

Redwood City, CALIFORNIA - Pola the freedom-fighting pig was rescued from a horrible living situation in Colombia not once, but twice. Hers is a tragic tale but ends well, and the woman responsible for saving Pola is an inspirational example of just how much good one person ca ...

Thailand to crush 2 tons of illegal ivory

Archived, 10 days ago From bangkok.coconuts.co 

Bangkok, THAILAND - Thailand, one of the largest ivory markets in the world, is set to crush more than two tons of confiscated illegal ivory on August 26.

A total of 1,206 kilograms of ivory tusks and trinkets, seized by the Customs Department, were weigh ...

Bears from former Honesdale zoo moved to sanctuary in Colorado

Archived, 10 days ago From thetimes-tribune.com 

Scranton, PENNSYLVANIA - Fifi, Bruno, Pocahontas and Marsha have spent their entire lives in small, concrete cages in Wayne County, unable even to hibernate in the dilapidated dog houses that served as their makeshift dens.

Now after a rescue effort, the four ...

Rescued bear cubs taking next steps on their way to release

Archived, 10 days ago From ifaw.org 

Yarmouth Port, MASSACHUSETTS - I recently had the opportunity to visit IFAW’s Orphan Bear Rescue Centre (OBRC) in Russia with UK media to highlight the great work of the project which rescues and successfully rehabilitates around 12 orphaned brown bears each year.

A ...

IFAW leads team to rescue entangled whale in Iceland

Archived, 11 days ago From ifaw.org 

Yarmouth Port, MASSACHUSETTS - Weeks ago, Reykjavík whale watching companies had sighted a badly entangled humpback during their daily tours in Faxaflói Bay, the most popular whale watching destination in Europe.

Crews and passengers were worried for the injured and ...

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