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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Three Restoration Grants Totaling $665,237 Go to Salmon Projects in Marin - by Joanna Nasar
SPAWN Secures Funding to Complete Habitat Restoration on San Geronimo Golf Course
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 3:57PM
Facebook Racially Profiles Native American Traditional Last Names - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
Native Advocate Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney discusses the racial profiling by Facebook against Native Americans, who use their traditional Native last names on Facebook and then deactivate their accounts claiming that are NOT Natives and are using phony, bogus last names.
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:49PM
It Is Time For Native People To Resolve Our Own Issues And Problems-By Mike Raccoon Eyes - by Mike Raccoon Eyes
It Is Time For Native People To Resolve Our Own Issues And Problems.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:51PM
Petition: Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra - by via MoveOn.org
Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra as "the great evangalizer" and apologize to the descendants of thousands of indigenous Californians that died at the hands of Serra's Mission system. Sign petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/urge-pope-francis-to
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:32PM
Lawmakers & Conservation Groups Call for Phase Out of California Drift Gillnets - by Joanna Nasar
With the full support of Turtle Island Restoration Network, OCEANA and other marine conservation organizations, California Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) and Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay), Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara), Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) today called on the Pacific Fisheries Management Council and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service to transition away from ...
Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:33PM
Technology and More Than 32,000 Square Miles of Area Closures Will Safeguard Atlantic Blue - by Joanna Nasar
After five years of work by Turtle Island, the Pew Charitable Trusts, and our partners, NOAA Fisheries officially announced new, stricter regulations for the U.S. Atlantic bluefin tuna fishery.
Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:42AM
Sonoma County's Plan Aimed at Winter Homelessness Falls Short - by Meghan O'Brien
To Be Sufficiently Prepared for the Winter Months, Sonoma County Must Begin Stockpiling in Summer
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 10:40AM
The Invisible Homeless - by Rebecca Vazquez
There are nearly 10,000 homeless people within Sonoma County and a large portion of that population is dispersed into rural parts of the county where services may not be reaching them.
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 12:35AM
Moving Forward From Plastic Bags - by Tanner Leonhardt
Although California is making strides in respects to plastic bag waste, I feel we must completely do away with plastic bags altogether. There should no longer be an option to pay 10 cents a piece to still be able to get plastic bags for groceries and other things.
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 3:28PM
Op- Ed Militarization of the Police - by Joseph Luiz
After giving a brief overview of the history of the police, a group of SSU students examined the way in which the police have militarized over the years. They question if the police have gone to far and need to rethink their policies.
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 10:37PM
Op-ed on PACH (Police Accountability Clinic and Helpline) - by Devon Zenn
This is just my opinion on PACH and a little bit of what they're all about.
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 8:37PM
Health Care in 2014 - by Cydney Shorkend
This article discusses some of the problems with the new health care reform that went into action in 2010. The Affordable Heath Care Act leaves out a large group of people: Undocumented and homeless people. It should be a human right that these people get the same health care as anyone else and should not be fined.
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 6:59PM
Santa Rosa PD Pay Raise - by PACH
212 Words The PACH posted an article on September 10th, “Santa Rosa PD Gets Pay Raise of 9.5% Over 3 years”. It talks about a serious accusation in which this multi-year deal can’t be afforded by the city’s finances. According to Mayor Scott Bartley, he thinks it’s a reasonable cost to upgrade our police raise but people don’t agree with all 63 deaths by police in Sonoma County since 2000. From the article I agree with the fact that this area gets a pay raise and I will explain...
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 5:43PM