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Insane.. from @centerforbiodiv - The Center for Biological Diversity filed suit today to challenge an open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains of Arizona that would destroy prime jaguar habitat. This mine would include a 955-acre open pit and turn 3,653 acres of the Coronado National Forest into a dumping site for more than a billion tons of waste. A permanent fence around the mine site would create an impenetrable barrier to wildlife and the natural direction of groundwater flow would be permanently reversed, degrading sensitive habitat.
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Federal agencies determined that the mine would irrevocably damage endangered species and precious groundwater resources -- but they let the mine go forward anyways. So that’s where WE come in. We’re going to keep fighting for this habitat, which in addition to jaguars supports other endangered species such as ocelot, Gila chub, and Chiricahua leopard frog.
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Photo of El Jefe the Arizona jaguar courtesy Conservation CATalyst and the Center for Biological Diversity. #jaguar #ElJefe #Arizonawildlife #conservation #stopextinction

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The Center for Biological Diversity filed suit today to challenge an open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains of Arizona that would destroy prime jaguar habitat. This mine would include a 955-acre open pit and turn 3,653 acres of the Coronado National Forest into a dumping site for more than a billion tons of waste. A permanent fence around the mine site would create an impenetrable barrier to wildlife and the natural direction of groundwater flow would be permanently reversed, degrading sensitive habitat.
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Federal agencies determined that the mine would irrevocably damage endangered species and precious groundwater resources -- but they let the mine go forward anyways. So that’s where WE come in. We’re going to keep fighting for this habitat, which in addition to jaguars supports other endangered species such as ocelot, Gila chub, and Chiricahua leopard frog.
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Photo of El Jefe the Arizona jaguar courtesy Conservation CATalyst and the Center for Biological Diversity. #jaguar #ElJefe #Arizonawildlife #conservation #stopextinction

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you ever take medicine before?

chances are pretty darn good that the effective compound(s) was(were) originally discovered and isolated from some plant, animal, fungus, or bacterium. seriously, like TONS of medical compounds come from nature. it goes like this: there is some local legend that some natural thing, if interacted with in a certain way, can alleviate symptoms or sickness. scientists take a close look at the whole process and often discover there is something to it. finally, lots of research is done to isolate, evaluate, and then sometimes produce the specific useful compound(s). that's an oversimplified version of the origin story for lots of medicines, but this whole process is called bioprospecting, and is another good reason to start actively living a more sustainable lifestyle. #bioprospecting #sixthmassextinction #stopextinction #ecosystemfunctions #ecosystemservices #ephedrales #ephedraceae #Ephedra #flowered #jointfir #medicinalbotany #ephedrine #pseudoephedrine #wildflowers #chihuahuan #desert #WhiteSandsNationalMonument #NewMexico #southwest #explore #travel #discover

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Sterling silver dream catcher ring πŸ’­Β£12 www.shophonu.com 🐒 #jewellerywithamission

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Respect the Rhino. @rhinosurfer πŸ’™ Thank you for all you do for the beautiful, grey babies.
World Rhino Day, Friday, September 22nd.
About 10 years ago we took a Safari Tour at The Wild Animal Park in Escondido. It's the only 'Zoo' I will go to as it's the most natural to the animals' habitat. It was simply awesome.
Let's save the Rhinos and the Elephants!! Let's make a difference!

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Victory! The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners yesterday voted to permanently ban the commercial collection of reptiles. The ban is in response to advocacy by the Center for Biological Diversity, dozens of scientists, and hundreds of supporters. A giant thank-you to everyone to spoke up for Nevada reptiles using our action alert -- YOU made a difference!
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Photo of horned lizard by Ken-ichi Ueda. #hornedlizard #hornytoad #conservation #stopextinction

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A leatherback hatchling captured by @carriebythesea successfully released back into the wild ❀️ For many species of sea turtles, their survival depends on us humans to do all we can to change our ways. With plastic in our oceans being one of the biggest threats, make a start towards a brighter future for sea turtles and say no to that plastic straw this weekend 🐒#jewellerywithamission

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World Rhino Day! 🦏 #fmnart

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It's world rhino day! 🌍🦏 last year alone 1054 rhino where lost to poaching in South Africa alone. This day is to commemorate the species and raise worldwide awareness. This is a photo of me with a rhino calf I looked after last week while his mother was fitted with an experimental tracking device.
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#worldrhinoday #worldrhinoday2017 #rhino #poaching #whenthebuyingstopsthekillingcantoo #wildlife #vet #vetlife #vetmed #veterinary #southafrica #africa #easterncape #stopextinction #stoppoaching #keeprhinoshorny #rhinos #animals #animal #animalsofinstagram

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#worldrhinoday. Speak up. Protect this amazing species from extinction. Educate, use your voice, NOW, before it's too late. #stoprhinohorntrade #stoprhinopoaching #stopextinction #stoppoaching

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It's World Rhino Day today. If you're not already doing something to protect this critically endangered species then maybe today is the day to make that choice. This is Colin, with his infamous mother Thandi behind. Thandi has become the pinup girl for saving the rhino, she's a miracle Mum and survivor of a poaching attack at Kariega Game Reserve. I will always remember this sighting, a privilege to witness with special people on the vehicle with me to take in the enormity of what this formidable creature has endured to survive and now thrive #worldrhinoday #savetherhino #endangeredspecies #protectourwildlife #stoppoaching #hornisnotmedicine #rhino #wrd #survivor #thandi #colin #kariegagamereserve #stopextinction

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Make Your Voice Heard: Call Your Rep In Congress TODAY&Ask To Support The ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT! #StopExtinction

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Yesterday The Independent reported on a scientific study that shows that Planet Earth appears to be on course for the start of a sixth mass extinction of life by about 2100 because of the amount of carbon being pumped into the atmosphere. The mathematical study examined the five mass extinction events that have occurred in the last 540 million years.
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As you may know, some scientists argue that the sixth mass extinction has already effectively begun. While the total number of species that have disappeared from the planet comes nowhere near the most apocalyptic events of the past, the *rate* of species loss is comparable.
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Mass extinctions do not necessarily involve dramatic changes to the carbon cycle -- volcanic eruptions, climate change and other environmental factors could also play a role -- but Professor Daniel Rothman, co-director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lorenz Centre and author of the study, says that changes to the carbon cycle play a role in mass extinctions.
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In the face of this dire prediction, we all must commit to fighting climate change in the ways available to us – by making changes in your personal life, speaking with your reps, and supporting science-based candidates for office.
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Pictured: The dodo, which went extinct circa 1700. #climatechange #globalwarming #sixthgreatextinction #stopextinction #dodo

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Our rose gold sea turtle ring is back in stock πŸ™Œ Β£6 www.shophonu.com 🐒 by buying from us, you'll be helping the conservation of sea turtles in Florida and the Caribbean 🌴#jewellerywithamission

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Clashes with wolves: Wisconsin wildlife is hounded with unbearable cruelty

The use of dogs in hunting seems to be growing in popularity (in Wisconsin) β€” at least if you consider the number of dogs lost to the hunt as a gauge. A record 41 dogs were killed last year during hunts. The previous record was 2014’s toll of 23 hounds killed.

How do we know this number? Wisconsin is the only state that reimburses hunters for the deaths of dogs they lose by exposing them to such peril.

The amount paid out by the state is generally $2,500 per dog. That means about $100,000 was doled out to hunters who lost their dogs last year in a manner so cruel that no other state even allows it. So far this year, the state has paid out $99,400 to hunters for dogs, most of them killed by wolves.

Hunters are even reimbursed for dogs lost in illegal hunts and hunts in which they violated firearm laws. If a hunter without a license loses a dog, the hunter still is paid compensation. In one of the most egregious examples, a man was reimbursed for a hunting dog’s death that occurred while the man was barred from obtaining a hunting license due to a prior criminal conviction.

More at http://bit.ly/2y401JE

#nohounding #endhounding #endtrapping #endsnaring #wolf #wildlife #stopextinction #wisconsin #wolves

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Take action NOW! Help to save the rhinos before they are nothing but a distant memory.
#savetherhino #stoppoaching #stopextinction #donate #raiseawareness

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Resting quietly but watching carefully, this #leopard takes a shady break in the day waiting for the right time to hunt it's prey #saveleopards #helpsavethebigcats #stopextinction #instagood #instalike #instadaily #picoftheday #photooftheday by Unknown

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ONE WEEK TO SUBMIT COMMENTS TO SAVE DRINKING WATER FOR 117 MILLION AMERICANS AND MILLIONS OF ACRES OF HABITAT. DUE SEPT 27.
The EPA is seeking to repeal the Clean Water rule of 2015, which clarifies which streams and wetlands qualify for protection under the Clean Water Act. This proposed repeal threatens drinking water for 1 in 3 Americans as well as millions of acres of important habitat for wildlife.

What to say and how to submit in link. Use your voice! Public comments slow down the roll back of regulations, buying us time to elect better officials, and provide fodder for lawsuits.
http://ecouprising.blogspot.com/2017/09/call-to-action-public-comments-on-clean.html

#EcoUprising #savedrinkingwater #savehabitat #protectrivers #dontdelistgrizzlies #betheirvoice #bethechange #protectpredators #resist #resistance #stopkillingourwildlife #climatechangeisreal #wildlifebelongstoall #KeepitPublic #KeepitWild #KeepItInTheGround #sciencebeforeprofits #protectgrizzlies #StopExtinction #protectwildlife #saveESA #forfuturegenerations #cleanwater

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Every 8 hours a Rhino is killed for his horns . Everyday 70 Elephants are killed for there tusks . πŸ’”πŸ˜πŸ¦ Such a important cause to me . Extinction is REAL ! Poaching is happening . We can help stop it . Please join me . DM me if you have any questions. Would love to see you there . #saveelephants #stopextinction #stoppoaching#stopbigtrophyhunting #GMFER2017#justicforearth#marchforelephantsandrhinos @gm4er#globalmarchforelephantsandrhinos #🐘#🦏

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#repost___ @sarperduman
Questo bellissimo gatto cieco si chiama Namik. Dicono si comporti così ogni volta che gli fanno sentire i video di #sarperduman
#lovecatsπŸ’ŸπŸ’žπŸ’πŸ’›πŸ’—πŸ’šπŸ’žπŸ’œπŸ’–πŸ’•πŸ’‹ #lovecat #instacat #catsofinstagram
#inspiration #igattidiinstagram #catlover #cat #lovecatsπŸ’ŸπŸ’žπŸ’πŸ’›πŸ’—πŸ’šπŸ’žπŸ’œπŸ’–πŸ’•πŸ’‹β€πŸ’™πŸ˜»πŸ˜ΉπŸ˜ΈπŸ˜ΌπŸ’šπŸ’›πŸ’œπŸ’πŸ’˜πŸ˜»πŸ˜ΉπŸ’‹β€πŸ’•πŸ’–πŸ’™πŸ’
#inspiration #instagramers #instagood
#instalove #instavideo #repost #animallovers #animals
#naturephotography #saveplanet #savewildlife #stopextinction #animallovers

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#repost___ @thedodo
Quando vennero salvati i suoi cuccioli, lei non c'era, ma ora sta x rivederli
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😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍
#animallovers
#animalrescue #sheepofinstagram #sheeplove (πŸ“Ή freedom_farm_sanctuary)
#saveplanet #savewildlife #stopextinction #animallovers #animals
#naturephotography #pecore #nature
#inspiration #instagramers #instagood
#instalove #instavideo #loveocean #lovenature #sky

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#repost___ @thedodo
These heroes risk their lives to save wild animales every single day
#wildliferescue #heroes #savewildlife #stopextinction #animallovers #animals
#naturephotography #saveplanet
πŸ‹πŸ΅πŸ˜πŸ§πŸ―πŸ΄πŸΊπŸ’πŸ»πŸπŸ³πŸ¬πŸ‹πŸ΅πŸ˜
#inspiration #instagramers #instagood
#instalove #instavideo #loveocean #lovenature #sky

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Mermaid necklace for the beach by gorge @xzahida πŸ’ΏπŸŒŠπŸŒ΄#jewellerywithamission

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#burningbright eyes of a #tiger - hidden but always watching from the forest - their habitats squeezed by the spread of Man, several subspecies effectively extinct #savetigers #helpsavethebigcats #stopextinction #endextinction #instagood #instalike #instadaily #picoftheday #photooftheday by Unknown

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Tiny elephant necklace and tiny sea turtle ring 😍 from £6 🐒#jewellerywithamission

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