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imageFishery’s Expansion Threatens Endangered Leatherbacks Off California
By Todd Steiner | May 17, 2024 - In an inexplicable move, the National Marine Fisheries Service has allowed a little known fishery that t...
by Turtle Island Restoration Network
By Todd Steiner | May 17, 2024 - In an inexplicable move, the National Marine Fisheries Service has allowed a little known fishery that targets bottom-dwelling sablefish — also known as black cod or butterfish to expand into federally designated critical habitat for critically endangered Pacific leatherback turtles....
Posted: Thu, May 23, 2024 4:12pm PDT
imageHistoric Factory Farm Ban on Ballot November 5th in Sonoma County!
Image of logo that reads "Protect Animals Yes On J" with text that reads "Historic Factory Farm Ban on Ballot November 5th in Sonoma County"
by Coalition To End Factory Farming
If passed, Sonoma County, CA will become the first county in the U.S. to ban animal abusing factory farms!...
Posted: Tue, May 21, 2024 7:11pm PDT
calendarLaunch Party To End Factory Farming in Sonoma County
112 Glacier Ct, Petaluma, CA
by Coalition to End Factory Farming
112 Glacier Ct, Petaluma, CA...
Event Date: Sat, May 11, 2024 11:00am PDT
Posted: Tue, Apr 30, 2024 2:57am PDT
imageWestern Monarch Count Tallies 233,394 Butterflies
by The Xerces Society
Portland, Ore. Jan. 30, 2024—Much anticipated each year, results of the 27th annual Western Monarch Count have been released by the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. Scientists and volunteers counted a total of 233,394 butterflies at 256 overwintering sites to track the threatened butterfly’s population levels. The count is slightly lower than last year’s total of over 330,000 butterflies, and remains at just 5% of their population numbers in the 1980s, when low millions were comm...
Posted: Tue, Jan 30, 2024 7:52pm PST
imageAnimal Rights Rally and March for Free Palestine
by Leon Kunstenaar
Bay Area Animal Rights Activists rally and march to demand a stop to the ongoing genocide in Gaza and to let humans and animals live...
Posted: Fri, Jan 19, 2024 3:26pm PST
imageLawsuit Aims to Protect Pacific Sea Turtles From Fishing Gear
by Center for Biological Diversity
Fishery’s Expansion Threatens Endangered Leatherback Habitat Off California...
Posted: Fri, Dec 29, 2023 9:28am PST
documentLawsuit: Huge California Reservoir Proposal Threatens River, Climate, Fish
by Center for Biological Diversity
WOODLAND, Calif., December 20, 2023 — Conservation and environmental justice groups filed a legal challenge today to the largest reservoir project approved in California in decades. The Sites Reservoir would harm the Sacramento River ecosystem, threaten already imperiled fish species, and release greenhouse gas pollution, today’s lawsuit says....
Posted: Fri, Dec 22, 2023 3:36pm PST
imageActivists Tell Costco: Lobster Products Pose Risk to Endangered Whales
by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, December 13, 2023 — Several activists dressed as lobsters delivered a petition with more than 20,000 signatures to the management at a Costco store today. The petition urges the company to stop selling lobster products not certified as sustainable....
Posted: Wed, Dec 13, 2023 7:09pm PST
textSouthern Sea Otters to Retain Federal Protection by Environment California
Oakland, Calif., September 19, 2023 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced on Tuesday that southern sea otters will remain protected under the federal Endangered Species Act. The decision came after a 12-month review by the agency, initiated by a petition from the California Sea Urchin Commission and the Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara calling for the government to “delist” these otters....
Posted: Thu, Sep 21, 2023 8:20am PDT
imageFour California Foothill Yellow-legged Frog Populations Protected Under Endangered Species Act
by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., August 28, 2023 — In response to a Center for Biological Diversity petition and lawsuits, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected four populations of foothill yellow-legged frogs in California under the Endangered Species Act. The protected frog populations are in the southern Sierra Nevada foothills, North Feather River, Central Coast and South Coast....
Posted: Mon, Aug 28, 2023 11:15am PDT
imageProtestors Call on Merced DA to Prosecute Cruelty at Foster Farms Not Animal Rescuers
by DxE
Citing practices that cause prolonged, terrifying, and painful deaths at Foster Farms’ killing facility, activists call for corporate accountability...
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2023 6:38pm PST
imageProtesters Call for Closure of Primate Research Center at UC Davis
by DxE
The California National Primate Research Center’s work has included studies with Neuralink, a company founded by Elon Musk that has been accused of violating the Animal Welfare Act...
Posted: Fri, Mar 3, 2023 3:34pm PST
imageActivists Call for End of Gas Chambers, Deliver Undercover Pig Slaughter Footage to USDA in Berkeley
by DxE
An investigator journeyed 26 feet underground to hide a camera inside a CA slaughterhouse that kills pigs with CO2 gas....
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2023 4:04pm PST
imageCal Students Hold Valentine's Day-Themed Protest Against University Sourcing from Factory Farms
by Leon Kunstenaar (Cassie King press release)
Cal Dining continues to buy from Tyson Foods, a company students say is abusing workers, animals, and the planet. Protestors hold heart-shaped signs outside of Golden Bear Cafe while calling on UC Berkeley to “break up with” worker abuse, pollution, and animal cruelty....
Posted: Fri, Feb 10, 2023 8:34pm PST
imageAnimal Rights Groups Invades UC Berkeley Cal Dining Hall in March Against Factory Farming
by Leon Kunstenaar
Direct Action Everywhere in animal rights protest action at UC Berkeley demand UC Cal Dining drop Tyson Foods and stop doing business with factory farming companies....
Posted: Mon, Sep 26, 2022 9:28pm PDT
calendarMarch Against UC Berkeley’s Support of Factory Farming by Cassie King
Meeting at Sproul Hall at UC Berkeley...
Event Date: Mon, Sep 26, 2022 1:00pm PDT
Posted: Sun, Sep 25, 2022 3:05pm PDT
imageLawsuit Aims to Protect West Coast Fisher
by Center for Biological Diversity
Rare Forest Carnivore Threatened by Logging, Climate Change, Poison...
Posted: Thu, Sep 15, 2022 4:23pm PDT
calendarRally to End Rodeo Cruelty in Alameda County
by Direct Action Everywhere
1221 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Tue, Sep 20, 2022 7:45am PDT
Posted: Tue, Aug 30, 2022 11:35pm PDT
imageCourt Hearing for Animal Rescuers Delayed Due to Witness' Trip to Disneyland
by Leon Kunstenaar
Defense team frustrated but prosecutor plans to drop some charges...
Posted: Tue, Aug 30, 2022 7:18pm PDT
imageBay Bridge March Marks World Day for the End of Speciesism
by Leon Kunstenaar
Two species march from Oakland to near tower and hold letters to spell out end of speciesism demand...
Posted: Sun, Aug 28, 2022 6:13pm PDT
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