Posts Tagged ‘extinction’

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There is NO legitimate “medical” use for these animal products. None. It’s fantasy. Placebo. Gibberish.

 

China Just Legalized Rhino Horn And Tiger Bone For Medical Use, Reversing 25-Year Ban

 

 

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Trump Reverses Ivory Ban

 

Save the Elephants

 

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Save a Rhino

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Act Now to Save Elephants

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Zakouma National Park: Combating Poaching
Africa’s Last Elephants

This Kickstarter is a documentary, not a direct action to protect elephants. So I don’t know how I feel about it. Anything helps, and if the doc succeeds more people may get involved.

Still, you can send your money directly to people protecting elephants (which would require some research).

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More than 100,000 African elephants killed in three years, study verifies

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Herde Afrikanischer Elefanten verschiedenen Alters in der Serengeti

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Scumbags.

 

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This is truly scary shit that I hadn’t heard about.  The “Permian Extinction” resulted from a massive volcanic release that warmed the earth by 6 degrees Celsius.  That warming led to massive releases of methane from the oceans and permafrost which doubled the temperature gain, killing off 95% of species on earth.

Scientists say we are already at the same levels of carbon release as that volcano.

 

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If you don’t know — it’s been known for 20 years — it’s military SONAR.

Whales flee from military sonar leading to mass strandings, research shows

“Beaked whales, the most common casualty of the strandings, were shown to be highly sensitive to sonar. But the research also revealed unexpectedly that blue whales, the largest animals on Earth and whose population has plummeted by 95% in the last century, also abandoned feeding and swam rapidly away from sonar noise.”

Even the X-Files show did an episode on the phenomenon, with heads exploding.

 

Salmon Confidential, Full Length Film

Bacteria and viruses from salmon farms destroying the wild populations in British Colombia.

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Documentary on HBO exposes animal cruelty in circuses and zoos. Lily Tomlin directs, and an interview is here.

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