Florida begins recovery but restoring power poses big challenge

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Horrifying Animal Treatment for fur

What you are about to see from the forthcoming article will appaul you: 

Foxes bred to be killed for the fur over 4 times the natural weight, confined, dazed and un harmoniously kept!

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/top-brands-using-fur-from-monster-foxes/ 

The caged foxes weigh five times more than would they normally weigh in the wild. According to Oikeutta eläimille, in the wild, female blue foxes weigh about 3.5 kilograms (around 6 pounds), but the fox they photographed at the farm was estimated to weigh more than 19 kilograms (40 pounds).

Animal welfare legislation in Finland states that breeding that causes suffering is forbidden. The skins of the animals in this latest undercover footage are sold under Saga Furs brand.

There is no true humane way to care for or kill thousands of animals at a time (or to kill animals at all, really). Although they may claim to care for the animals in their care, fur farms are mere businesses that view their animals as commodities. Animal welfare, more often than not, takes a backseat as fur farms – like any business – will always attempt to maximize their profits while cutting costs and labor. When dealing with animals, this often means worse conditions and incredibly cruel treatment – regardless of the industry.

Fur is barbaric!!🚫 Put an end to the negativity! ⛔

Florida Goliath Grouper initiative

Friends! We desperately need YOUR HELP to SAVE THE GOLIATH GROUPERS.


The justification put forward by @floridafwc (FWC) to kill 400 endangered goliath groupers to study their stomach contents and determine what they eat is as absurd as the justifications made by Japanese whalers claiming they must kill thousands of whales under the guise of research. 
With the knowledge we have today these types of justifications are just simple inexcusable. When it comes to protecting highly threatened species that are just barely showing signs of recovery, we MUST draw a line and hold our management bodies to a higher standard. Here’s how you can help:
-If you’re in FLORIDA please attend one of the many public workshops throughout in August and October. The list of dates and locations can be found at: myfwc.com/fishing/saltwater/rulemaking/workshops/ -If you cannot attend an in-person meeting please submit comments through the FWC website (click the link in my bio to access directly), send FWC an email, and make a phone call.
💻 MyFWC.com/SaltwaterComments
📧 Marine@MyFWC.com
📞 850-487-0554 
Thank you! Let’s SAVE THE GOLIATH GROUPER! 
Photo taken by @shawnheinrichs on @reddigitalcinema @backscattervideophoto@nauticamhousings @lmlightlife

Saving Cheetas & Other wildlife

They may be the fastest runners on the planet, but even cheetahs can’t outrun the devastation brought by human development. Not without your help.


Encroaching humans have driven cheetahs out of 91 percent of their historical range in Africa. The best estimates suggest they’ve lost about half their population since 1975.This might sound like an insurmountable challenge, but it’s not. With enough resources and the will to act, we can save cheetahs and other threatened species. One of the many ways the National Geographic Society is working to protect wildlife is through our Big Cats Initiative, which has funded more than 100 successful big cat conservation projects in Africa and around the world.

These projects can save more lives and make lasting change—with your support. Make a tax-deductible gift to the National Geographic Society today to help save cheetahs and other threatened wildlife.