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In Defense of the Non-Humans First Declaration - by Jon Hochschartner
Commentary on a controversial text
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:19AM
US Forces South Africa To Import Sick Birds - by Writer
48 million turkeys and chickens died of avian flu in the US in 2015. S. Africa banned import of US poultry. But the US threatened to withdraw all aid unless the ban were lifted.
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:04AM
I understand despair driving ALF - by Jon Hochschartner
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:10AM
Protesters Call on Pacific Fisheries Management Council to Close the California Driftnet Fishery - by Joanna Nasar
Protesters from Turtle Island Restoration Network, Kurmalliance, Sierra Club and other environmental organizations took to the streets this afternoon during the on going Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PMFC) meeting in which swordfish management policies are under consideration.
Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2015 2:19PM
Western Governors' Association Calls for Massive Weakening of Endangered Species Act - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— At the behest of Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, the Western Governors’ Association is hosting a “workshop” in Cody, Wyo., through Friday to discuss legislative changes designed to weaken the Endangered Species Act, including further delaying protection decisions and loosening scientific standards. Although the stated goal of the workshop is to encourage bipartisan conversations to improve the Endangered Species Act, the speakers at the gathering overwhelmingly represented industr...
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:08AM
An Omnivorous Family's Dilemma - by Van Luong
Main San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium, Lower Level 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, Ca 94102
Event Date:Sat Dec 12, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 7, 2015 8:56AM
ALDF Sues USDA to Label Foie Gras for What It Is—Diseased - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
San Francisco. CA, November 5, 2015— The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), the nation’s leading legal advocacy organization for animals, today filed suit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its “undue delay” in responding to an ALDF petition to require the labeling of foie gras.
Posted: Fri Nov 6, 2015 12:42AM
Meat Is A Group One Carcinogen, Reports the World Health Org. Belatedly - by SNS
After several decades the World Health Organization has finally issued a warning about all processed meats and red meat as group one carcinogens.
Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 1:54PM
Bacon, Ham, Sausage May Be Labeled as Carcinogens in California - by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif. — The World Health Organization today classified the consumption of processed meats like bacon, ham and sausage as carcinogenic to humans, and red meat as probably carcinogenic. Under California’s Proposition 65, today’s decision should trigger a similar classification in California, requiring these meats sold throughout the state to include a label warning that the products are known to the state of California to cause cancer.
Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 2:43PM
BLM Busted For Murder and Butchering of Taxpayer Wild Mustangs for Fast Food Burgers - by propublica
BLM Busted For Murder and Butchering of Taxpayer Wild Mustangs for Fast Food Burgers
Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2015 9:24AM
Dog Neglect Case in Sonoma County - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
A severely neglected English bulldog nicknamed “Gus” was found abandoned in Sonoma County.
Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2015 6:27PM
California Moves to Keep Whales Out of Crab Gear - by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif.— A state-convened working group is recommending a series of important initial steps toward reducing whale entanglements in crab gear in California, including more monitoring and retrieval of lost fishing gear. The Dungeness Crab Fishing Gear Working Group was convened in September after the Center for Biological Diversity and other groups found that whale entanglements in 2014 and 2015 had reached historic highs.
Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2015 3:42PM
Coyotes in San Francisco Notice of Public Meeting - by Ryan Kimura-Outreach Coordinator
Meeting held at Lake Merced Boathouse Community Room 1 Harding Road, San Francisco, CA 94132
Event Date:Thu Oct 22, 2015 4:30PM
Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:18AM
Coyote Hazing: Learning to Live with Urban Coyotes in San Francisco - by D. Boyer
We can either kill or remove the urban coyote or we must learn to live with them. Residents in San Francisco’s Stern Grove recently experienced two urban coyote attacks. In one attack a small dog was seriously injured, and in the other attack a small dog wandered away from its owner, into a spot where an urban coyote was lurking, but never returned. Both pets were allegedly unleashed. Videos from the non-profit Project Coyote’s “Coyote Hazing” workshop that was held on October 7th...
Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 8:59AM
Statement From PETA: Death Toll Rises at Dangerous Fresno Chaffee Zoo - by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
For Immediate Release: October 15, 2015
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:44AM
Inspector General Gives Free Pass to USDA's "Killing Program" - by via Animal Welfare Institute
Thursday, October 15, 2015, Washington, DC—The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) program charged with resolving wildlife conflicts—but that perversely is responsible for killing millions of animals each year in the United States—received carte blanche from the USDA Office of Inspector General (OIG) to continue its reckless war on America’s wildlife.
Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:52PM
California Sea Otters: Not Just Another Pretty Face - by
Fitz Wetlands Educational Resource Center (At the top of the Pajaro Valley High School campus) 500 Harkins Slough Road Watsonville, CA 95076
Event Date:Thu Nov 12, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:59PM
New Campaign Targets Popcorn Companies’ Use of Bee-Toxic Insecticide - by via Center for Food Safety
WASHINGTON, DC (October 14, 2015)—Center for Food Safety today launched a new campaign asking Pop Secret and Pop Weaver, two of the largest popcorn companies in the country, to source their popcorn from seeds that are free of neonicotinoid insecticides. Corn seeds are routinely coated in neonicotinoids even if there is no pest problem present; consumers are asking the popcorn companies to stop this practice in their supply chain in order to protect bees and other important pollinators.
Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:23PM
Oct. 15th is Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Conservation Day - by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Restoration Network Calls for Action to Safeguard California Leatherback Sea Turtles from the Driftnet Fishery off California, Hawaiian Longline Fisheries & Gear Entanglements
Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 4:49PM
The Deadly Lie of Human Exceptionalism - by RGC
The arrogance of human exceptionalism has sealed our fate.
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:32PM