Save the SEA LIFE London Aquarium penguins Petition by Lex Croucher London, United Kingdom “The Gentoo penguins at the Sea Life London Aquarium are kept in a small underground room, with no natural light and completely unacceptable quality of life. I started this petition after I visited the Sea Life London Aquarium and saw the …

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110,000 signatures and going! Kathleen Haase York 15 Jul 2014 — Dear Supporters, Thanks to all of you for signing and sharing the petition, we have now reached over 110,000 signatures and keep getting more every day! I am truly amazed by everyone’s support! I had contacted Keith Williams and British Airways via E-Mail on the …

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Attracted by high growth rates and untapped markets, big companies like Monsanto, Unilever and Nestlé are setting their sights on Africa. To help them there are a number of initiatives, championed by governments like the UK, that claim to support agricultural production in Africa. However, the real beneficiaries of these schemes are the companies themselves …

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Nigella sativa — more commonly known as fennel flower — has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a thousand years. It treats everything from vomiting to fevers to skin diseases, and has been widely available in impoverished communities across the Middle East and Asia. But now Nestlé is claiming to own it, and …

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author: Chris Wolverton target: UK Government English circus performer Thomas Chipperfield has joined Jolly’s Circus with a new lion and tiger act, despite past statements that big cats are dangerous and “one wrong move can be fatal.” Animal welfare is also a concern, as Jolly’s circus reportedly tethered a mule in the heat last month with no …

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author: Michael Taylor target: Bernard Esau, The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources signatures: 29,196 In Namibia one of the cruelest and largest acts of violence against any animal is taking place. Right now terrified seal pups are being rounded up, separated from their mothers, and brutally beaten to death. From the beginning of July all …

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Target: UK Government Sponsored by: Chris Wolverton When the Coalition Government took office in 2010, it pledged to “work to reduce the use of animals in scientific research.” Sadly, this promise has been forgotten as last year’s figures reveal an 8% rise in UK animal experimentation, including a 22% increase in monkey experiments. Most of the increase …

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