31 Jul '11, 6pm

NOAA Reversal Bans Sea Lion Hunting On Columbia River | Care2 Causes

NOAA Reversal Bans Sea Lion Hunting On Columbia River | Care2 Causes

Last week, the federal government permanently reversed its decision to exterminate sea lions caught hunting endangered salmon on the Columbia River. As Care2′s Lauren W. reported last month, the original proposal would have granted the states of Washington and Oregon permission to kill up to 255 sea lions at the Bonneville Dam over the next three years in order to rebuild the salmon population. However, this plan was suspended after extensive campaigning from our non-profit partner The Humane Society of the United States and over 30,000 signatures from concerned members of the Care2 community. “We’re delighted the agency has changed its mind and revoked the states’ authorization to kill hundreds of native sea lions for having the audacity to eat fish for dinner,” Humane Society lawyer Jonathan Lovvorn said in a statement. While the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ...

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Mountain Lion Killed After 1500 Mile Hike | Care2 Causes

Mountain Lion Killed After 1500 Mile Hike | Car...

care2.com 30 Jul '11, 3pm

A cougar, dubbed the St. Croix Mountain lion — for a number of confirmed sightings in St. Croix County, Wisconsin — was hi...

NOAA changes position on killing sea lions

NOAA changes position on killing sea lions

enn.com 27 Jul '11, 3pm

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Making Our Children More Humane | Care2 Causes

Making Our Children More Humane | Care2 Causes

care2.com 03 Aug '11, 11pm

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In the '60s fishermen caught 50 million lbs of river herring each year. Now they catch only 1 mil lbs: #oceans

In the '60s fishermen caught 50 million lbs of ...

switchboard.nrdc.org 02 Aug '11, 2pm

Among all the awe-inspiring phenomena of the natural world, the immense spawning runs of alewife and blueback herring alon...

10,001th Rescued Sea Lion Released Back Into the Pacific | Care2 Causes

10,001th Rescued Sea Lion Released Back Into th...

care2.com 06 Aug '11, 10pm

This past Thursday, the Marine Mammal Center released a rescued sea lion nicknamed Milestone and another, Zodiac Girl, bac...