The survival of every species is affected by many environmental factors. The human population on Earth uses and destroys more than their fair share of the planet’s resources. People must recognize their role as caretakers of the Earth. We must become preservers rather than merely users. We need to no longer should think that animals are here for us All animals need their own rights just like we do so they can live their own happy natural lives.
Please contact PETA for animal help,t hey have people standing by in most counties. Animal experts who have been in the rescue trenches during prior hurricanes urge pet owners to follow a number of guidelines, especially now that Hurricane Irene is moving into populated areas of the U.S. East Coast. The statistics in the wake of hurricanes like Irene are startling. Evacuations from Hurricane Andrew in 1992 left some 1,000 deserted pets to be euthanized for lack of space to care for them. In 1999, more than 3 million pets and farm animals died as a result of Hurricane Floyd. “It’s essential that you heed local warnings and evacuate if necessary,” Sara Varsa, director of operations for the Humane Society of the United State’s Rescue and Response Team, told Discovery News. “If a situation is not safe for you, then it is not safe for your pets.” BREAKING NEWS: Track Irene on our storm tracker map and get breaking hurricane news updates. In 2000, the HSUS and FEMA signed a partnership agreement to encourage and assist people who want to safeguard their pets during a natural disaster. Since that time, it’s become easier to find a shelter that will accept […]
The red list includes 188 mammals in the highest threat category of critically endangered, including the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), which has a population of just 84-143 adults and has continued to decline due to a shortage of its primary prey, the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) China’s Père David’s deer (Elaphurus davidianus), is listed as extinct in the wild. However, the captive and semi-captive populations have increased in recent years and it is possible that truly wild populations could be reestablished soon Nearly 450 mammals have been listed as endangered, including the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii), which moved from the “least concern” to “endangered” category after the global population declined by more than 60% in the last 10 years due to a fatal infectious facial cancer The fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus), found in south-east Asia, moved from vulnerable to endangered due to habitat loss in wetlands The Caspian Seal (Pusa caspica) moved from vulnerable to endangered. Its population has declined by 90% in the last 100 years due to unsustainable hunting and habitat degradation and is still decreasing The grey-faced sengi or elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon udzungwensis) is only known from two forests in the Udzungwa mountains of Tanzania, both of […]