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text Animal Groups Sue California Rodeo Salinas for Underreporting Animal Injuries - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
Salinas, Calif. — On December 17, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed a lawsuit against the California Rodeo Salinas and its head veterinarian Tim Eastman for failing to report animal injuries to the state veterinary medical board, as required under California law. The defendants are accused of significantly underreporting the number of animals injured at the California Rodeo Salinas, the largest rodeo in the state and one of the largest in the country. In the last...
Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2014 2:49PM
calendar Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret documentary film - by Van Luong
100 Larkin St. at Grove Lower Level, Koret Auditorium SF, CA 94102
Event Date:Sat Dec 6, 2014 10:30AM
Posted: Thu Dec 4, 2014 2:21PM
text Living Rabbit Found in Carcass Freezer at Bay Area's Pacific Biolabs - by via Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Negligence at a Bay Area testing laboratory resulted in a rabbit dumped – alive – in a carcass freezer, according to a national research watchdog organization.
Posted: Tue Dec 2, 2014 3:09PM
image Time For Amtrak To Allow Pets And Carry More Vegan Options 120_601.jpg original image ( 500x375) - by Train Passenger
Over 150 million American human caregivers for pets are excluded by Amtrak from their right to travel with pets
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:40AM
calendar DxE December Day of Action - Until Every Animal is Free - by Priya Sawhney
TBD (email dxe@directactioneverywhere.com for more details)
Event Date:Sun Dec 7, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:39AM
text Whole Foods Market Manager Arrests Internationally Renowned Food Justice Advocate - by Mark Hawthorne
On Sunday, November 16, 2014, the manager of Whole Foods Market in Sebastopol, Calif., made a citizen's arrest of an activist handing out leaflets exposing the store's exploitation of bunnies for food.
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 9:32AM
calendar Political Prisoner Letter Writing Night - by Susan
Muddy Waters Coffee House 521 Valencia St, San Francisco
Event Date:Thu Nov 20, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:26PM
image New Study: Alaskan Polar Bear Population Has Dropped by 40 Percent 120_polar_bear_cubs_alaska.jpg original image ( 724x515) - by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Global warming has driven a 40-percent decline in the number of polar bears in eastern Alaska and western Canada, a new study finds. The Southern Beaufort Sea polar bear population has dropped to just 900 bears, a severe decline since the last estimate in 2006 that documented more than 1,500 bears. The Southern Beaufort Sea polar bears live in eastern Alaska and western Canada and are one of only two polar bear populations in the United States.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 3:28PM
text Monsanto Growth Hormone Causes Suffering To Cows and Disease To Human Beings - by reader
Monsanto, Eli Lilly, Upjohn and American Cyanamid have caused disease to humans and suffering to cows with their mastitis engendering growth hormone.
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:17AM
image Santa Cruz Biotechnology Charged Again with Violating Animal Welfare Act 120_goat-flickr-martin-cathrae.jpg original image ( 233x155) - by via Animal Welfare Institute
WASHINGTON, DC—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) welcomes the action taken by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in filing a second complaint against one of the world’s largest research antibody suppliers, Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc. (SCBT). The complaint (see PDF), filed November 4, alleges additional violations of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) from September 26, 2012, through April 22, 2014. Importantly, the complaint also requests the suspension or revocation of SCBT’s dealer...
Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:30PM
text ESA Protection Sought For Imperiled Yellowstone Bison - by Buffalo Field Campaign, Western Watersheds
Buffalo Field Campaign and Western Watersheds Project have just filed a petition with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the Yellowstone buffalo populations under the Endangered Species Act.
Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:22AM
image Learning to co-exist with Coyotes. 120_img_6394-001.jpg original image ( 1600x902) - by D. Boyer
Coyotes are in our midst, they are in urban parks, they are in our neighborhoods, and sightings and encounters are more prevalent than ever. Coyotes are often misunderstood, and they are often shot mercilessly in the name of protecting livestock and pets. Coyotes inhabit many areas in San Francisco including Bernal Heights, Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Park, the Presidio, and the Lincoln Park area. When people spot them there are often two reactions, scared or interested.
Posted: Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:43AM
text International Conservation Movement Calls on Chile & Peru to Protect Silky Sharks - by Joanna Nasar
This year a record number of threatened shark species will be granted greater international protections at the United Nation's 11th Meeting of the Conference of Parties, but silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis) could be left out of this historic global movement if Chile and Peru continue to oppose their protection.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 5:42PM
image Great Blue Heron Shot 120_great-blue-heron_mike_baird.jpg original image ( 320x213) - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) along with Wildlife Emergency Services have alerted the public that a Great Blue Heron that was shot was found wounded. (Photo: A Great Blue Heron photographed at Morro Bay, Ca.)
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 2:50PM
text Turtle Island Helps Gain Protections for a Record Number of Sharks Through the Convention - by Joanna Nasar
Banner Day for Shark Conservation: A record number of threatened shark species, including scalloped hammerhead sharks and thresher sharks, will be granted greater international protections in part due to Turtle Island Restoration Network’s efforts at the 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Quito, Ecuador.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 7:34AM
calendar San Francisco Outreach about DHL and primate transports - by Susan
Please see event description
Event Date:Sat Nov 15, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 5:37PM
calendar Maximum Tolerated Dose screening - by Susan
Greenpeace Warehouse 955 7th St. W. Oakland
Event Date:Thu Nov 13, 2014 7:30PM
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 5:25PM
image Mountain Lion Struck and Killed on Highway 17 120_highway_17_mountain_lion.jpg original image ( 1500x1125) - by via Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
Just before 8pm last Thursday night, a young male mountain lion was struck and killed at Laurel Curve on Highway 17. The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County had been keeping tabs on the 4-5 year-old lion since June, as they raise funds to protect 280 acres for a wildlife crossing there.
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 6:33PM
text Gray Wolf Spotted in Grand Canyon National Park for First Time in Over 70 Years - by Center for Biological Diversity
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz.— For the first time since the 1940s, a gray wolf is roaming the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. The wolf, which is wearing an inactive radio collar, is likely a gray wolf that dispersed from the northern Rocky Mountains. The intrepid wolf is currently fully protected under the Endangered Species Act, which prohibits killing, wounding or harassing the animal and provides other protections. However, those protections could be stripped under the Obama administr...
Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:59PM
image Norway Plans Whale Meat Shipment to Iceland 120_norwegian_whale_meat.jpg original image ( 390x600) - by Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—Documents obtained by the Washington, DC-based Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) reveal that a Norwegian whaling company, Lofothval, has sought permission to ship up to 22,000 pounds (10 metric tons) of whale meat to Iceland. The export request comes barely a month after the United States government raised concerns about Norway’s escalating whaling and trade in whale products during the 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC).
Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 4:47PM

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