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imageWorld’s Most Endangered Whales Move Closer to Expanded Habitat Protections off Alaskan Coast
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by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 11, 2022 — NOAA Fisheries announced today that expanding critical habitat protections in Alaska for North Pacific right whales — the most endangered whale population in the world — may be warranted....
Posted: Tue, Jul 12, 2022 10:09am PDT
imageEastern Monarch Butterfly Population Up Slightly, Still Below Extinction Threshold
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, May 24, 2022 — The yearly count released today of monarch butterflies that overwintered in Mexico continues to show imperilment for the migratory butterfly. This year’s count of 2.84 hectares (7 acres) of occupied winter habitat is up slightly from last year but still below the 6 hectare threshold scientists say is necessary for the iconic pollinator to be out of the extinction danger zone in North America....
Posted: Wed, May 25, 2022 8:04am PDT
imageNow For Some Good News: Animal Abusers Feeling the Heat
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by Animal Liberation Press Office
Below are some selected news stories from the last 16 months; no claims by activists for any of these fires have been received as of yet by the North American Animal Liberation Press Office....
Posted: Thu, May 12, 2022 10:16pm PDT
imageMonarch Butterflies, Dozens of Other Species One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protections
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Legal Victory Secures Decision Dates for 27 Animals, Plants Across Country, Hundreds More Still Waiting...
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 12:52pm PDT
imageLawsuit Launched to Stop Destruction of Endangered California Tiger Salamander Habitat
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Agricultural Conversions of Santa Maria Airport Property Destroyed Breeding Pond...
Posted: Fri, Apr 1, 2022 1:48pm PDT
imageCosta Rica Announces the Expansion of Cocos Island National Park and the Seamounts Marine
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by Todd Steiner
Costa Rica – Costa Rica announced today the expansion of Cocos Island National Park and the Seamounts Marine Management Area, increasing the protection around this biodiversity hotspot. Cocos Island is located approximately 320 miles from the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Due to its great biological diversity, the island was declared a national park in 1978....
Posted: Mon, Jan 3, 2022 10:59am PST
imageNew 700+ Page A.L.F. Writing Collection Available Again
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by Animal Liberation Press Office
Last month, former ALF activist Peter Young released a 700+ page book compiling nearly everything written by the Animal Liberation Front in North America. The book sold out on Amazon in one day, and availability has been a challenge since....
Posted: Thu, Nov 18, 2021 8:19pm PST
textAnimals Recognized as Legal Persons for the First Time in U.S. Court by Animal Legal Defense Fund
An international fight to protect Pablo Escobar’s hippos from slaughter results in a U.S. federal court order recognizing animals can be “interested persons”...
Posted: Tue, Nov 2, 2021 11:20am PDT
imageSafe Haven Resources for Domestic Violence Survivors with Pets Vary Markedly by State
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by Animal Welfare Institute
October 7, 2021, Washington, DC—In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released new research today that ranks states according to the number of safe havens available per capita. Safe havens include humane societies, veterinary offices, foster homes, and shelters that help domestic violence survivors and their pets escape abusive situations....
Posted: Mon, Oct 18, 2021 11:44pm PDT
imageNew Study: Tiny Minority of Local Poachers Is Driving Red Wolves to Extinction
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Fewer Than 10 Red Wolves Remain in Wild...
Posted: Thu, Sep 23, 2021 5:07pm PDT
imageBasque ALF Destroys 22 Hunting Stands
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by Animal Liberation Press Office
Received anonymously:...
Posted: Wed, Sep 22, 2021 7:59pm PDT
imageSale of live crabs, lobsters and fur banned in Amsterdam markets
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by Animal Liberation Press Office
Fur and live crabs and lobsters will no longer be allowed to be sold at markets in the Dutch capital from 2022. Amsterdam city council has decided to ban the sale on animal rights grounds, a pledge that was part of the current city coalition agreement....
Posted: Wed, Sep 22, 2021 7:55pm PDT
imageReport: California in Urgent Need of Wildlife Connectivity to Protect Animals, People
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by Center for Biological Diversity
‘California Connections’ Calls on State Legislature to Prioritize Crossings...
Posted: Mon, Sep 20, 2021 3:32pm PDT
imageBiden Administration Lets Oil Companies Disturb Polar Bears, Walruses in Alaska’s Western Arctic, Beaufort Sea
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by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, August 4, 2021 — The Biden administration issued a final rule today allowing oil and gas companies operating in the Beaufort Sea and Western Arctic to harass polar bears and Pacific walruses when drilling or searching for oil for the next five years....
Posted: Thu, Aug 5, 2021 1:43am PDT
imageOregon Approves Petition to Increase Marbled Murrelet Endangered Species Protection
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Coastal Seabird at Risk of Extinction From Climate Change...
Posted: Thu, Jul 29, 2021 3:51pm PDT
imageLawsuit Threatened Over U.S. Failure to Protect Imperiled Wildlife From Marine Highway Program
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Program Funds Expansion of Ship Traffic That Harms Protected Species...
Posted: Wed, Jul 28, 2021 11:33am PDT
textCheck out the new Vegan Lao Food Website! by Food Empowerment Project
Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.)’s latest website, VeganLaoFood.com is a delicious new resource for the Lao community, vegans and the vegan-curious!...
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2021 9:43am PDT
imageAnimal Rights, Environment & Other News Items March 10, 2021
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by Pass It On
Every day countless numbers more become vegan and vegetarian, helping the climate, reducing animal agony, improving health, saving energy, increasing food yield per acre, etc....
Posted: Wed, Mar 10, 2021 7:37pm PST
imageFederal Prison Primer
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by Joseph Buddenberg
In 2015, I was charged and ultimately sent to prison for the Orwellian charge of “Conspiracy to Violate the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act” for freeing thousands of mink from fur farms. I served a two year sentence in federal prison. I wrote this for others facing repression so that they may prepare for prison life....
Posted: Mon, Feb 15, 2021 7:40pm PST
imageFruitarian Diet: Most Nonviolent, Highest Food Yielding, Healthiest, Most Earth Protecting
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by SNS
Fruitarian diet causes the least suffering to other sentient beings. Compare the 100 to 1000 lbs per acre of animal flesh to the 450,000 or more pounds per acre from centanarian fruit trees. Fruitarians weigh over 25 lbs less than the average paleo diet person, are the healthiest, the most energy saving....
Posted: Thu, Jan 28, 2021 1:27am PST