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King gives whales human rights in bid to stop global slaughter

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Amazingly not the first time non-humans have been given the same rights as people. link] submitted by /u/Drwatson99999 [link] [comments]

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Captive Primate Safety Act Passes House

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Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) for sponsoring the measure that will prohibit the trade in non human primates. Mark Markarian, as usual, has an excellent roundup. Special shout out to Rep.

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Air Canada To Stop Shipping Lab Primates

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Today, more than 40 animal advocacy organizations across Canada praised Air Canada for its recent decision to stop shipping non-human primates into the country for use in research laboratories. The announcement below comes verbatim from the Pacific Free Press.they still need approval from the Canadian Transportation Agency though.

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ALF Activists Glue Locks of U Cal Primate Researcher

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We will increase our level of tactics as long as non-human primates and other animals are tortured to death at the hands of those driven by profit and as long as the University of California shows a complete disregard for the suffering of the non-human prisoners.

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Situation Critical for Zimbabwe Wildlife

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War and chaos is bad for everyone, human and non-human. In Zimbabwe, activists claim impoverished Zimbabweans are killing elephants and eating them. Out-of-control poaching is apparently wiping out all sort of wildlife, including hippos.

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Harvard Medical School Facility Accused of Improper Research Reporting

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The school has not listed any non-human primates in this category from 2005 to 2009, according to the complaint. Department of Agriculture, which enforces the Animal Welfare Act. Harvard Medical School has not listed those primates as receiving unrelieved pain or distress, Budkie said.

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The Urban Birds of Austin, Texas

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After all, part of getting to know any city is learning its non-human inhabitants! Still, I love seeing species that are “common” elsewhere and new for me, and I marvel at their fortitude in making this new kind of environment their own.

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