Humboldt Penguins in Chile Face Extinction

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rats chile extinction penguins endangered speciesFrom the Huffington Post. Invading rats with bodies up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) long have begun eating eggs and chicks, and some experts fear that unless the rats are eradicated, they could tip the Humboldt penguin toward extinction.

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5 ways to help the animal rescue efforts in Chile and Haiti

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These three groups are already operating mobile veterinary clinics and other services in Haiti, and planning to go to Chile when they’re allowed in: IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare). Veterinarians, technicians and others can volunteer to travel to Chile to help groups such as World Vets. 5 ways to help the animal rescue efforts in Chile and Haiti originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on March 29, 2010. Contribute to rescue efforts.

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Farmed Fish Are No Easy Solution

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Here's an article spotlighting farmed fishing in Chile. Tags: fisheries chile fish latin america environment Many believe that the solution to our wild fish problems is to promote farmed alternatives. But, as with any kind of mass production, this is filled with all kinds of risks. It's really damned if you do and damned if you don't. Eat wild runs and cause their extinction. Eat farmed fish and create other environmental perils. Best not to eat either.

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I kept hearing people who claimed that it was a matter of record that Chiquita (United Fruit) and the CIA had toppled Guatemala’s democratically-elected president Jacobo Arbenz in 1954 and that International Telephone & Telegraph (ITT), Henry Kissinger, and the CIA had brought down Chile’s Salvador Allende in 1973.

Flight to Freedom

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Jan Creamer, ADI President who has been in Bolivia coordinating the rescue and who flew in with the lions said: “With the Congresses of Peru, Brazil, Colombia, and Chile all considering legislation to ban animal circuses, this rescue is not merely symbolic, it shows that we are prepared to make a real commitment to ensure that bans on animal circuses can be fully implemented and animals can be saved. “As

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