SeaWorld worked long and hard to create the illusion of being a conservation organization that housed happy, healthy marine animals. Luckily, Blackfish — the ground-breaking documentary about the abusement park — shattered many of the lies that SeaWorld has been spewing for years. While there’s no hiding from the truth now, SeaWorld is still hoping that …

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I received an email from  the APO (African Press Organization) containing  a Press Release from Lazaro Nyalandu (MP) Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism regarding the post THE TANZANIAN GOVERNMENT PLANS TO KICK 40,000 MAASAI PEOPLE OFF THEIR ANCESTRAL LAND TO MAKE WAY FOR A LUXURY BIG GAME HUNTING RESERVE. in which Tanzania refutes those claims.   …

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Update, 8:45pm GMT 25 November 2014: The Tanzanian President has tweeted that he will not pursue to deal with the hunting reserve — but we cannot back off until the Maasai are guaranteed permanent rights to their land, in writing. We’ve updated the petition text to reflect this additional, critical, ask. The Tanzanian government plans to kick …

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