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textShark vs. Human: Who Is More Dangerous? by Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC, August 10, 2020 — As Shark Week kicks off this week, more than 200 restaurants across the United States and Canada are exacerbating the rapid decline in shark species by continuing to serve an expensive soup made from their butchered fins....
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:33PM
imageFederal Review of Columbia River Dams Fails to Protect Salmon, Orcas
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Dam Removal Not Chosen Despite Scientific Support...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:18PM
textSanta Barbara County to Vote on ExxonMobil Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil in California by Center for Biological Diversity
Final Environmental Study Released, Project Approval Hearings Announced...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:13PM
imageNational nurse survey reveals devastating impact of reopening too soon
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by National Nurses United
Photo: NNU press conference to release results of first national nurse survey - March 5, 2020...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:04PM
imageCalifornia Coastal Commission Orders Oceano Dunes to Remain Closed to Vehicles to Protect Nesting Shorebirds
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Snowy Plovers Thriving During Vehicle Closure Despite State Parks Interference...
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 5:45PM
imageNurses Join Forces Nationally to Warn Against Early Reopening
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by National Nurses United
June 2, 2020 - As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the United States, unions representing 230,000 nurses across the country have joined forces to demand hospitals and the government follow strict guidelines before any further reopening measures are taken....
Posted: Tue Jun 2, 2020 4:14PM
imageRNs to Hold Vigil in Memory of El Paso RN Karla Dominguez Who Died of COVID-19
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by National Nurses United
Registered nurses will hold a memorial Wednesday night in memory of Karla Dominguez, a pediatric intensive care nurse at Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus in El Paso who died of COVID-19....
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:00PM
textCDC: Housing, Not Handcuffs Is the Way to Stop COVID-19 Amongst Homeless Populations by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Advocates Hail First Step, Call for More Help...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:01PM
documentGov. Newsom Urged to Phase Out Fossil Fuel Cars by 2030
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by Center for Biological Diversity
California’s New Vehicles Study Must Meet Urgency of Climate Crisis...
Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:17PM
imageLargest McStrike launched at 6 South London stores
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by Fast Food Rights
October 25, 2019 - The Bakers Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) will today notify 6 London McDonald’s stores that its members will go on strike on 12 November as part of an international day of action for fast food workers’ rights....
Posted: Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:22AM
textFeds Launch Process to Protect Endangered West Coast Orcas From Vessel Disturbance by Center for Biological Diversity
Announcement Follows Lawsuit Over ‘Whale Protection Zone’ in Washington’s Inland Waters...
Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:40PM
imageUncooked Impossible Burgers Illegally Being Sold in Grocery Stores
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by Center for Food Safety
Food Safety Group Asserts Current Sales are Unlawful...
Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:06PM
documentCourt Rejects Trump Administration Efforts to Avoid Curbing Risks From Dangerous Pesticide
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by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., October 15, 2019 — A federal district court in Oakland today rejected the Trump administration’s efforts to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the failure of the Environmental Protection Agency to protect endangered wildlife and the environment from the dangerous pesticide malathion....
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:24PM
textTrump EPA’s Paraquat Review Ignores Strong Links to Parkinson’s Disease by Center for Biological Diversity
Agency Considers Reapproving Lethal Pesticide Banned in Much of World...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:20PM
textSanta Barbara Students to Rally Saturday Against Offshore Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
“RIP Platform Holly: A Wake to End Offshore Drilling” to Mark Decommissioning, Focus on ExxonMobil’s Proposals to Restart Platforms...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:06PM
documentState Endangered Species Protection Sought for California’s Joshua Trees
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Iconic Desert Plant Threatened by Climate Change, Habitat Loss...
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:09AM
textClimate Strike Highlights Opposition to Restarting ExxonMobil Offshore Oil Platforms Off Santa Barbara by Center for Biological Diversity
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., September 26, 2019 — California Central Coast residents will march and call for climate action Friday as part of the global Climate Strike Week of Action. The Center for Biological Diversity, one of more than 30 participating organizations, will use the occasion to highlight opposition to ExxonMobil’s proposal to restart its dormant offshore drilling platforms off Santa Barbara County....
Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:53PM
textWhite House Policy Paper on Homelessness Misrepresents Evidence, Drives Wrong Conclusions by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
September 17, 2019, Washington, DC — On Monday evening, President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisors released a white paper that ignores and directly contradicts the evidence-based consensus of 19 of his own agencies. Last year, those agencies published the Federal Strategic Plan to End Homelessness, stating that housing, low barrier shelter, and decriminalization is the best way to end homelessness....
Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:03PM
textTrump Administration’s Plan to Crack Down on Homeless Encampments Raises Alarms by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
September 12, 2019, Washington, DC – On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that President Trump ordered White House officials to “crack down” on homeless encampments in California. While the Law Center agrees that unsheltered homelessness is a crisis in California and across the country, we are concerned about the Administration’s plans to displace people without real attention to alternatives....
Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:32AM
documentORVs Drive Spike in Protected Shorebird Deaths at California’s Oceano Dunes
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by Center for Biological Diversity
OCEANO, Calif., September 4, 2019 — Western snowy plover deaths have risen dramatically at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, according to reports from environmental monitors working for California State Parks....
Posted: Thu Sep 5, 2019 2:08PM