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Conservationists Reflect On Four Decades Of Endangered Species Act
2013-12-28 07:50:03

[ Watch the Video: Endangered Species Act Turns 40 ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, the landmark piece of legislation designed to protect critically imperiled creatures from extinction in the US due to economic growth and development. According to National Geographic, the law has helped recover more than 30 species and prevented the extinction of 99 percent of all species it was designed to...

2013-12-23 23:03:06

Three of the Zoo’s conservation partners, ARCAS Animal Rescue in Guatemala, the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center, and the Bay Area Puma Project are the main beneficiaries of the proceeds, which were collected from each Zoo admission fee. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The Bay Area’s Oakland Zoo is proud to announce that Quarters for Conservation, a program to promote wildlife conservation efforts, has raised more than one hundred thousand dollars. Three of the Zoo’s...

2013-12-23 23:02:22

Park Cities Pet Sitter commits to continued community involvement in 2014 to assist in reducing the number of unwanted litters and euthanized animals in the City of Dallas. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Earlier this month, Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, presented $1455.78 worth of money, gift cards and supplies to Maura Davies and Julie Siegel of the SPCA of Texas, who accepted the donation on behalf of Big Fix for Big D. The Big Fix for Big D initiative is a...

2013-12-17 23:20:06

West Michigan dog and cat owners reached a humane community milestone in 2013, with the 100,000th surgery at C-SNIP, the area's local non-profit spay/neuter clinic. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 C-SNIP’s 100,000th animal, Bella, was the product of an accidental litter of kittens. She repeated this cycle with two litters of her own before coming to C-SNIP. “When it comes to breeding, cats are 45 times as prolific as humans,” notes C-SNIP Medical Director,...

2013-12-12 23:19:45

Pets Best releases annual list of bizarre, expensive claims. Boise, ID (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, a leading nationwide pet insurance agency, today released a list of its most bizarre holiday-related claims. Since opening in 2005, the agency has processed a host of surprising claims stemming from unusual holiday hazards. “The holiday season is filled with trappings that people love, like decorations, desserts and bustling crowds. Unfortunately, there...

2013-12-10 23:34:11

Creative Liquid Productions and Lucky Dog Animal Rescue are thrilled to announce the premiere of the Lucky Ones will premier on January 26, 2014 at the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Creative Liquid Productions announced the location and date for the premiere of the upcoming film The Lucky Ones produced in cooperation with Washington, DC based Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. The Lucky Ones will premiere January 26, 2014 at the Arlington Cinema and...

2013-12-10 23:33:38

PetRescueRx.com "A pets before profits pharmacy" is the nation's only online pet pharmacy that donates 100% of the profits to support animal adoption efforts. A new breed of business with an innovative approach to increase funding to animal shelters and rescues across the country. Akron, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 PetRescueRx.com: New Online Pet Pharmacy Donates 100% of Profits to Help Homeless Pets! A Pets Before Profit Philosophy Creates "A Season of Giving"...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.