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text Help Pass Federal Legislation Against Animal Torture - Now by Tomas DiFiore
Devin Patrick Kelley, responsible for the worst mass shooting in Texas history, was also charged with animal cruelty after reportedly beating his pet husky outside his mobile home in Colorado Springs. He also claimed to have bought dogs from Craigslist and use them for target practice. The FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) started collecting data from participating law enforcement agencies on animal cruelty, including neglect, abuse, and torture. This switch from summary ...
Posted: Sun Jul 8, 2018 7:00AM
image Make Rojava Green Again 480_image-indybay_1.jpg by Internatonalist Commune of Rojava
In the north of Syria, amidst the ongoing civil war, a self-administrating society based on the values of women's liberation, radical democracy and ecology is being built up. We are a group of people from different places around the world currently living and working on ecological issues in this region called Rojava....
Posted: Fri Jul 6, 2018 11:42AM
text They Knew What They Did: Texaco in Ecuador by Theresa Leisgang
The world has created a system where businesses only have rights but no obligations. There is no international tribunal that can make businesses liable for human rights violations. What is perverse is that Texaco knew they polluted the land. World corporations refuse responsibility....
Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 9:27AM
image Agriculture Department Killed 1.3 Million Native Animals in 2017 480_coyote_in_cat_tails_seedskade_nwr_tom_koerner_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Ignoring Calls for Reform, Wildlife Services Slaughtered Coyotes, Bears, Wolves...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:47AM
image Coastal Trapping Ban Sought to Protect Oregon's Vanishing Humboldt Martens 480_humboldt-marten-3-charlotte-eriksson-oregon-state-university-fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
New Study Finds Traps Could Wipe Out Imperiled Otter Relative...
Posted: Wed Apr 4, 2018 10:33PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 by Michael Steinberg
While the San Diego nuclear plant in SoCall shut down in 2012, it's still causing a lot of trouble....
Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:49PM
audio Fossil Free Fest // Equity, Complicity, Vision for Action (audio/x-wav 220.8mb) by WTUL News and Views
Maggie of WTUL New Orleans News & Views speaks with four organizers of the Fossil Free Fest, held in New Orleans, Louisiana from April 2nd-April 8th, 2018....
Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:19PM
image Native-led Nonprofit Files to Axe Gas Plant Project on Sacred Lands 480_mati_waiya_chumash_elder_wishtoyo_1.jpg by Earthjustice
Calpine Corporation requested to freeze its application process, but the Wishtoyo Foundation and Earthjustice say this misguided project must end now...
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:02PM
document Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump Administration to Curb Risks From Pesticide Malathion noi-letter-malathion-2018-3-20.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2018 — The Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Environmental Health and Californians for Pesticide Reform filed a formal notice of intent today to sue two federal agencies for failing to finalize measures to protect endangered wildlife and the environment from pesticides containing the chemical malathion....
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:41PM
text Holy Ground Desecrated at Site of Apache Resistance to Arizona Mine by Center for Biological Diversity
Vandals Destroy Crosses, Eagle Feathers at Oak Flat Campground...
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:28PM
text Feds Propose Increasing Destructive Off-road Vehicle Access in Mojave Desert by Center for Biological Diversity
MORENO VALLEY, Calif., March 16, 2018 — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management today proposed increasing off-road vehicle access in the western Mojave Desert, despite a court order that required the agency to reanalyze ORV routes to ensure this fragile ecosystem is protected....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:42PM
audio A Different Kind of Wall - Across the Gulf of Mexico (audio/mpeg 20.4mb) by WTUL News and Views
Scott Eustis, Gulf Restoration Network stopped in to WTUL News and Views to give an update on environmental concerns and issues of injustice in Louisiana and our neighbors to the West. The effects of Hurricane Harvey continue to plague residents in the flood plains....
Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:20PM
image Wyoming Proposes Cruel Grizzly Bear Hunt 480_grizzlybearrobinsilver_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Hunt Allowed by Trump Administration's Premature Removal of Endangered Species Protection...
Posted: Fri Mar 9, 2018 4:48PM
image Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Failure to Protect Walrus pacificwalrus_captainbuddchristman_noaa.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Officials Reversed Scientific Finding That Ice Melt Requires Endangered Species Listing...
Posted: Fri Mar 9, 2018 10:40AM
image Over 40 New Products Added to Nanotechnology Database 480_nanotechnology_1.jpg by Center for Food Safety
New consumer products, from toothpaste to infant formula, found to contain nanomaterials added to interactive database...
Posted: Wed Mar 7, 2018 4:52PM
text Senate Committee to Consider Bill Exempting Factory Farms From Hazardous Waste Reporting by Center for Biological Diversity
Legislation Would Leave Public in Dark During Dangerous Air-pollution Events...
Posted: Wed Mar 7, 2018 4:26PM
image Analysis: 60 Million Acres of Monarch Habitat to Be Doused With Toxic Weed Killer 480_dicamba-monarch-report-map-center-for-biological-diversity_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Despite Steep Monarch Declines, Massive Amounts of Drift-prone Dicamba Will Be Used in Heart of Migratory Path...
Posted: Fri Mar 2, 2018 11:48AM
text What was the Fluoride Death Smog Disaster? & Other Questions re Fluoridation by jenny miller
In one of the most successful PR campaigns in the history of the world, Edward Bernays convinced the American public to start adding toxic industrial waste to our water supply. Now, decades later, the evidence shows zero benefit to the public and immeasurable harm....
Posted: Thu Mar 1, 2018 11:12AM
text Oldest US Nuke Plant Going Way of the Dinosauers by Michael Steinberg
Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in New Jersey, the oldest in the US, will be closing next October, after nearly 50 years of operation and releasing harmful radiation into the environment....
Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:08PM
document Ventura County Put Water Supply at Risk of Oilfield Contamination 20180221_lpfwcbdcfrog_complaintletter.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
County Failed to Require Pipeline Shutdown Following Flood Warnings...
Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:59PM