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8/10/20 1:24 P

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Greater Good has a petition to save honey bees today, and you can help them (and the rainforest, too) by clicking through their page.

therainforestsite.greatergood.com/cl
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2/18/20 12:49 P

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This photo essay: The Rush to Rescue Wildlife From Australia’s Fires, I found encouraging: www.yesmagazine.org/environment/2020
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1/29/20 3:47 P

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As you know, almost 5 million hectares of land in Australia have been destroyed. Animals that have survived are still needing medical care, trauma support and new shelter.

One of the most effective and well-regarded organizations in Australia is WIRES: Australia's Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service. Not only are they working tirelessly to support and rehabilitate animals, they offer Australians good, practical information about they can help in their areas.


www.wires.org.au/







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I gave up straws! I bought some metal ones and they came with their own little straw cleaner.

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Have you given up straws? Many restaurants will now only bring you straws if you request them - or use compostable ones.

If you don't want to stop using them, there are great reusable straws made of glass or metal. They tuck into a pocket or purse nicely, too!


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5/17/19 9:11 P

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Today is ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY

One organization fighting to protect endangered species in captivity (and for the legal rights of all animals) is the Animal Legal Defense Fund. This video shows their amazing accomplishments over the past year. Check it out! And give them support if you can.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlgkYbPLmkc



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Today is ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY!

One great group helping endangered species in captivity (and working hard for the legal rights of all animals) is the Animal Legal Defense Fund. This video shows their accomplishments over the past year:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlgkYbPLmkc



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5/13/19 5:47 P

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Here is the link to Devora's posted petition for the Providing Responsible Emergency Plans for Animals at Risk of Emerging Disasters Act.

www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/6
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The Bill is currently in the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
If you live in California, New York, Connecticut, Minnesota, Texas, Illinois or the USVI, please consider calling or emailing a member of this subcommittee directly!

Chairman Jim Costa, California
Anthony Brindisi, New York
Jahana Hayes, Connecticut
TJ Cox, California
Angie Craig, Minnesota
Josh Harder, California
Filemon Vela, Texas
Stacey Plaskett, U.S. Virgin Islands
Salud Carbajal, California
Cheri Bustos, Illinois
Jim Panetta, California


Here's info from the ASPCA petition:

Urge Congress to Protect Animals During Disasters!

Approximately 8,000 animals, including dogs and monkeys, died in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

The abandonment of animals in disaster zones affects animals and people alike. Whether it's wildfires in the West, hurricanes on the Gulf Coast or tornadoes in the Midwest, natural disasters are on the rise--and local first responders and non-governmental organizations often end up assuming the risk and expense of rescuing the animals who are left behind.


Congress is currently considering the Providing Responsible Emergency Plans for Animals at Risk of Emerging Disasters (PREPARED) Act (H.R. 1042), which will require facilities regulated by the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to create detailed response plans. If this legislation passes, many commercial animal breeders, zoos and research institutions, among others, will be required to create proper disaster management plans and educate employees to know how to save animals' lives.

The ASPCA strongly supports this legislation and we need your help to ensure it passes.

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5/8/19 5:37 P

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What's your ecological footprint? Find out here!


www.footprintcalculator.org/

PS: if you take out the 's' from 'https' when posting links, that will fix it so that it shows up as a clickable link.

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Great idea! I'll be sure to post!

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Know of an action to take to help animals? Please share it here!
We can't post ads, so no shopping. But any other ideas are welcome. Petitions, outreach to companies or political representatives, leafletting, you name it.

A great place to begin is with the Mercy for Animals Action Center. They have different opportunities based on your skills and interests and some great tips And info. Click the link to get started!

mercyforanimals.org/action-center

Thank you for your compassion, and your action!

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