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image Activists protest Sprouts Grand Opening 120_dsc_4096.jpg original image ( 4155x2731) - by Kelly Johnson
Gill Tract, Occupy the Farm Activists protest the San Rafael Sprout's Grand opening.
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:55PM
image Week of Success! Fight for Fifteen, Boycott Sprouts, and EIR Lawsuit! 120_gilltract-permacultureactionday-2015.jpg original image ( 720x932) - by Occupy the Farm
Thank you for all of your support over the past month. From our first Boycott Sprouts action at Walnut Creek at the beginning of March, to the third (and fourth!) ones on April 15, this month has been packed to the gills with success stories and community mobilizations of support. There are still more big days coming up right around the corner — thank you for sticking with us for this ride!
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:52PM
text 250 Native Elk Die Inside Fenced-in Area at Point Reyes National Seashore - by Center for Biological Diversity
POINT REYES, Calif.— The National Park Service has acknowledged that that more than 250 tule elk died inside the fenced Pierce Point Elk Preserve at California’s Point Reyes National Seashore from 2012 to 2014, likely due to lack of access to year-round water. While nearly half the elk inside the fenced area died, free-roaming Point Reyes elk herds with access to water increased by nearly a third during the same period.
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:04AM
image Zeke Grader, Legendary Fish Advocate, Honored at Sausalito Gathering 120_zeke_and_jared.jpg original image ( 5184x3456) - by Dan Bacher
Zeke Grader has served as a relentless defender of fishing families and fishery restoration not only in California but across the world for over three decades. He developed a close working relationship with Indian Tribes and recreational anglers, as well as with environmentalists and human rights activists. I wish the best to Zeke and his family in his retirement! Photo: Representative Jared Huffman and Zeke Grader display the Congressional Proclamation honoring Zeke for over three decades...
Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:55PM
image American Airlines Announces on Twitter Shark Fin Shipment Ban 120_screen_shot_2015-04-07_at_1.06.24_pm.jpg original image ( 336x71) - by Joanna Nasar
American Airlines sent out tweets today announcing that they will no longer be shipping shark fins.
Posted: Tue Apr 7, 2015 12:38PM
calendar Food Empowerment Project's 8-Year Anniversary Vegan BBQ - by Mark Hawthorne
Private residence, Ross, California.
Event Date:Sat May 2, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 6, 2015 11:43AM
text Endangered Hammerhead Shark Fins Exported from Costa Rica, Touch Down Illegally in U.S. - by Joanna Nasar
Conservation groups PRETOMA and Turtle Island Restoration Network and have found evidence that hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) are being exported from Costa Rican ports and flown to plates in Hong Kong by way of stop-overs on U.S. soil.
Posted: Mon Apr 6, 2015 11:18AM
calendar Help Save Endangered Red-Legged Frogs 120_rana-draytonii-mori-point-550.jpg original image ( 825x550) - by Michael Starkey
The Marin Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 329, San Rafael, CA 94903 in the Marin County Board of Supervisor’s meeting room.
Event Date:Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 5, 2015 10:32AM
calendar The Great Russian River Race - by Kate Wilson
Healdsburg Veteran's Memorial Beach 13839 Old Redwood Highway Healdsburg, CA 95448
Event Date:Sat May 2, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 1:17AM
text Endangered Gulf of Mexico Sea Turtles Splash into Jindal’s Presidential Bid - by Joanna Nasar
Conservation groups are taking a hard look at Gov. Bobby Jindal’s environmental record in advance of his expected campaign announcement in June. Turtle Island Restoration Network published an op-ed this week in the Houston Chronicle highlighting how Jindal has failed to protect the endangered sea turtles in his home state of Louisiana.
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:45AM
image Ocean Salmon Season Will Open April 4 120_bodega_bay_scenery.jpg original image ( 5184x3456) - by Dan Bacher
While the Sacramento River fall run Chinook returns were relatively abundant, it is crucial to understand the heavy impact that the mismanagement of Central Valley reservoirs and rivers and the Delta pumps by the state and federal governments will have on the 2016 to 2017 seasons.
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:00AM
image Sprouts Management Intimidates Protests of Their Brand 120_11077781_706030359513008_1791339557131901333_o.jpg original image ( 2048x1360) - by Boycott Sprouts
The management of the chain supermarket retailer Sprouts “Farmers Market” is intimidating and repressing protestors who are speaking out about their greenwashed brand, which is set to pave historic Gill Tract farmland in the East Bay.
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:22PM
text Hawaii Green Sea Turtles Remain ‘Threatened’ Despite Petitioners Efforts to Delist - by Joanna Nasar
Climate Change, Development & Hawaii Longline Fishery Listed as Threats to Population
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:53PM
image Juvenile Green Sea Turtle ‘Gina’ Migrates Over 310 Miles from Cocos Island to Golfo Dulce 120_map-of-gina-migration-english.jpg original image ( 800x720) - by Joanna Nasar
First evidence of habitat connectivity accomplished by collaborative tagging efforts (Photos and Map Available).
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:46AM
calendar 2015 MEChA and BSU Conference 120_conference_logo.jpg original image ( 612x792) - by Erika Hernandez
Santa Rosa Junior College 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95401
Event Date:Sat Apr 25, 2015 8:00AM
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:34AM
calendar Beyond Four Cups: The Napa Seder featuring David Broza 120_david_broza.jpg original image ( 460x345) - by Chris DeNatale
City Winery Napa 1030 Main Street Napa, CA 94559
Event Date:Sun Mar 29, 2015 1:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 3:06PM
text American Nazi Craig Cobb Responsible for Deactivating Native American Facebook Accounts - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
AMERICAN NAZIS BEING RESPONSIBLE FOR NATIVE AMERICAN & FIRST NATIONS NATIVES WHO USE THEIR TRADITIONAL LAST NAMES BEING SHUT DOWN BY FACEBOOK & BEING DEACTIVATED!
Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 3:43PM
image Proposed Vallejo Ordinance to Close All Cannabis Dispensaries 120_gwc.jpg original image ( 467x350) - by repost
"Placing on the Police Department the responsibility to regulate MMDs and enforce local laws will help to achieve the City Council's stated goals of reducing MMDs by having the ability to undertake legal action. A more permissive approach-which is not recommended-would be to task the Planning Division with the responsibility to enforce "conditions of approval" which might be imposed on MMDs pursuant to a land use entitlement set forth in the zoning ordinance. This latter approach is not being...
Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 11:12AM
text Sutter Santa Rosa Nurses Vote to Approve Possible Strike - by via California Nurses Association
With a large turnout Thursday, registered nurses at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital voted by 98 percent to authorize their nurse negotiators to call a strike, if needed, to protest the hospital’s refusal to act on their concerns for improved patient care staffing and management demands for significant cuts in health coverage for the nurses and their families.
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:20PM
text Scientists Sign On to Support the Phase Out of the California Drift Gillnet Fishery - by Joanna Nasar
Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle and 230 scientists signed on to a letter opposing the deadly California drift gillnet fishery for swordfish, which has some of the highest bycatch rates in the world. The letter specifically requests that immediate action be taken to phase out the fishery and protect the ecological integrity of California’s coastal waters.
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:58PM

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