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2011-05-16 15:34:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hachiko Coalition is calling for the organized and immediate evacuation of all uncontaminated domestic animals, pets and livestock inside the 20km radiation contaminated exclusion zone Fukushima, Japan. The Hachiko Coalition has also published a rush translation of a report previously available only in Japanese.

2011-05-03 11:21:00

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Animal sheltering and water search and rescue (SAR) teams are on the ground in Shelby County, Tennessee, today to assist animals during the intense flooding.

2011-04-21 09:38:00

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) is organizing a gathering of radiation and animal rescue experts from the United States and Japan to discuss the current crisis and develop steps to provide aid to animals inside the evacuation zone.

2011-03-24 17:00:00

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rescuers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) have mobilized to Japan to conduct an assessment and assist with animal rescue efforts following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. "The humanitarian needs remain overwhelming but given the important role that companion animals play in the Japanese family and the important role that livestock plays in the Japanese economy, it's...

2011-03-16 08:56:00

MOSCOW, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today new "Rules of the Hunt" legislation was enacted in Russia, which will effectively end the cruel hunting practice of rousting bears from their dens during winter hibernation and then shooting the bears.

2011-03-09 13:50:00

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iceland is being urged to abandon its commercial whaling as the U.S.

2011-03-01 09:08:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a coalition of wildlife groups--International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Humane Society International (HSI), Born Free USA, Born Free Foundation and Defenders of Wildlife--filed a petition with the Department of Interior to list African lions as Endangered under the U.S.

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2011-02-14 06:25:00

The elephant population in Kenya’s expansive Kenya’s Tsavo National Park, in the south of the country, rose to 12,572 from 11,696 three years ago according to the preliminary results of a census released Saturday.

2011-02-07 09:17:00

QUEENSLAND, Australia, Feb.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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