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FEED THE BIRDS: Make Edible Christmas Tree for Bird Feeding

Edible Christmas Tree for Bird Feeding It’s here!  Winter.  In the True North, we’re seeing shorter winters.  Climate Change: along the coastlines, warming oceans are keeping back some of that Arctic air.  One result is the slow drifting of more … Continue reading






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Anthropocene Defaunation: From Endangered Species to Mass Extinction

When I read the latest reports on the state of our Living Earth, well, I just have to Rant! Is Humankind THAT stupid? Okay, maybe not ALL of Humankind.  There’s still you, me and our loved ones isn’t there? But … Continue reading






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Women Pioneers of Animal Rights: from Mary Tealby & Nell Shipman to Ingrid Newkirk & Marlice van Vuuren

  Women Pioneers of Animal Rights   Nell Shipman & Brownie    “Nature and her wild children would act for me — not as animated puppets but living, breathing images of wilderness, purity at its Divine source…” Nell Shipman “Animals … Continue reading






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Animal Rights & Speciesism: Chimps, Roosters & Humankind

  For many of us Boomers, our introduction to Chimpanzees was in the old Tarzan movies. Cheeta (based on Nkima the monkey in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ stories) was a tame, comical companion who readily sought out help when a human … Continue reading






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Species Extinction: Extinct Animals & Endangered Species in UK

The number of species that have disappeared on Humankind’s Watch just keeps on growing.  The recent announcement in Canada that the Eskimo Curlew is now “officially” extinct is just the latest. And it saddens us.  Well, “sadden” doesn’t even begin … Continue reading






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Great White Sharks: Next Species Extinction?

Recently, we tweeted “We love Humans. Don’t get us wrong. But with all this Human greed & Mass Extinctions — maybe Mother Earth would be happier without ’em!” We had a number of spirited replies, including this from TigerMothGirl: “@civilizedbears No … Continue reading






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Endangered Animals List: Most Endangered Species

It’s more than just an emotional response — this passionate call for Animal Rights.  We are all such a part of Nature.  We need each other for our very physical survival — not to mention our emotional and spiritual well-being. … Continue reading






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PlanetWildlife Given Seal of Approval Says International Wildlife Charity

PlanetWildlife has been given a seal of approval from RIGHT-tourism, an international wildlife charity focused on the way animals are treated by tourists. Taking part in the global celebration of Earth Day, PlanetWidlife is pleased to announce this new partnership … Continue reading






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RSPCA Under Fire for Badger Cull Protests in England

The RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the planet’s oldest and largest animal welfare organisation, is at the centre of an increasingly bitter row over how it conducts its campaigns. The Charity Commission has confirmed that … Continue reading






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Ecopsychology: Revisioning Ourselves and All Living Things

We HAVE to look after our planet.  If we don’t, it’s Omnishambles. We simply cannot afford a human lifestyle of greed and corruption and Ineptocracy. It’s not just that we share our planet with all other living things, we are … Continue reading






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