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textCelebrate Latinx Heritage Month by Going Vegan by Food Empowerment Project
By enjoying some vegan albondigas this month, you’ll do more for the Latinx community than you may realize. Food Empowerment Project is encouraging everyone to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month by going vegan with their help....
Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:35PM
imageCalifornia Moves to Protect Declining Leatherback Sea Turtles
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Prehistoric Reptiles Threatened by Fishing...
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:41PM
imageWolf Update: California’s Lassen Pack Grows
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by Environmental Protection Information Center
California’s only known gray wolf family welcomes a minimum of eight new pups this year....
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:28PM
imageFeds: High Extinction Risk for All Seven Leatherback Sea Turtle Populations
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Atlantic Population Faces 50% Drop by 2050, Pacific Declining 5% Annually...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:42PM
textMonterey Zoo Faces Scrutiny Over Elephant Deaths by PETA
Salinas, Calif. [June 30, 2020] – PETA has just obtained necropsies for two elephants, Paula and Kristy, who died at the Monterey Zoo in 2019—and the reports raise serious questions about the level of care that the animals received prior to their deaths....
Posted: Thu Jul 2, 2020 9:01PM
textCalifornia Holds Hearing on Rule to Prevent Whale Entanglements in Crab Gear by Center for Biological Diversity
Groups Criticize Measure, Urge New Regulations to Promote Ropeless Traps...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:02PM
imageEntangled Humpback Whale Freed in Monterey Bay
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by Santa Cruz News
A humpback whale found entangled in dungeness crab fishing gear in the Monterey Bay was freed by a team of rescuers on Monday, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The whale was entangled in multiple sets of fishing gear that were so heavy, they "anchored the whale in place," according to Justin Viezbicke, California Marine Mammal Stranding Response Coordinator for NOAA Fisheries’ West Coast Region....
Posted: Wed May 20, 2020 1:06PM
textCalifornia Proposes Regulations to Prevent Whale Entanglements in Crab Gear by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 15, 2020 — California state officials released a proposed rule today to reduce the number of endangered whales and sea turtles that get entangled in commercial Dungeness crab gear. The Risk Assessment and Mitigation Program (RAMP) was prompted by steep annual increases in reported whale entanglements and a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity....
Posted: Mon May 18, 2020 2:09PM
imageCalifornia Moves to Protect Imperiled Mountain Lion Populations
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 16, 2020 — In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and the Mountain Lion Foundation, the California Fish and Game Commission voted 5-0 today to advance Southern California and Central Coast mountain lions to candidacy under the state’s Endangered Species Act. The vote follows a February 2020 finding by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife that increased protections may be warranted....
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:41AM
imageCalifornia to Vote on Protections for Imperiled Mountain Lion Populations
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 14, 2020 — In response to a petition authored by the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Fish and Game Commission will vote April 16 on advancing Southern California and Central Coast mountain lions to candidates for protection under the state’s Endangered Species Act....
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:12AM
imageCongress Introduces Bill to Save Monarch Butterflies in West
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Western Population Has Declined by 99%, Extinction Looming...
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:32AM
textAnimal Liberation Conference by Johanna Nikoletos
The Animal Liberation Conference brings together the most dedicated animal rights activists from around the world and empowers them to take bold, collective action to achieve revolutionary social and political change for animals. ALC 2020 will take place May 29th-June 2nd, 2020 with a training-intensive Leadership Academy taking place from May 26-28th prior to the Conference. This year's speakers include Paul Engler, co-author of 'This Is An Uprising', and talks will focus on how animal liber...
Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:17PM
imageBerkeley City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Factory Farm Whistleblowers
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by DxE
Six Berkeley residents potentially face years in prison after rescuing dying animals from Sonoma county factory farms...
Posted: Sun Dec 15, 2019 2:06PM
imageBlack Friday Fur Protest Inside Walnut Creek Store Following Statewide Ban on Fur Sale
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by DxE
Celebrities, retailers and fashion designers dropping fur as activists forecast end of industry...
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:11PM
videoAnimal activists banned via Whole Foods’ restraining order hold 24-hour fast & protest in Oakland (video/mp4 14.6MB) by DxE
Activists say Whole Foods’ parent-company Amazon continually seeks to silence animal cruelty and transparency concerns with heavy-handed legal actions...
Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:45PM
imageCalifornia Bans Fur Sales Statewide, Following Paid-Protester Exposé
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by DxE
Fur industry corruption, animal cruelty investigations and years of anti-fur protests culminating in legislative victories to ban fur...
Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:10PM
imageWhole Foods Files Restraining Order to Ban Animal Rights Activists From All California Locations
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by DxE
Following Monday’s protests in San Francisco, activists say Whole Foods’ parent-company Amazon continually seeks to silence animal cruelty and transparency concerns with heavy-handed legal action...
Posted: Thu Oct 3, 2019 8:01PM
imageDay After Mass Arrests, Animal Activists Swarm SF City Hall to Ask for “Right to Rescue"
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by DxE
Activists face multiple felony charges after exposing alleged criminal animal cruelty at Amazon-suppyling factory farms...
Posted: Thu Oct 3, 2019 7:37PM
imageActivists Hoist Giant Jeff Bezos Head on Whole Foods’ Roof, Protest Criminal Animal Abuse
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by DxE
Thirty-seven animal activists arrested protesting Jeff Bezos, Amazon, and Whole Food in San Francisco. Activists’ letter asks Bezos to disavow prosecution of factory-farm whistleblowers....
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2019 8:36PM
imageFederal Rule Protects Endangered Orcas’ West Coast Habitat
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by Center for Biological Diversity
15,000 Square Miles of Critical Habitat Added to Existing Salish Sea Protections...
Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:12PM