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imageLawmakers, Organizations Warn Biden Against Rushed Pipeline Restart Off California Coast
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Repair of Ruptured Oil Pipeline to Be Fast-Tracked Without Public Input...
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2022 10:37am PDT
textFracking Exporters Post Huge First Quarter Profits by Food & Water Watch
LNG boom bad news for climate, but great news for CEOs and shareholders...
Posted: Thu, Jun 2, 2022 9:17am 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
imageGlobal Statement of the Anarcho-Pacifist Food Not Bombs Movement on the Crisis in Ukraine
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by Food Not Bombs
When those in power wage wars, it’s the disempowered masses who suffer. Neither the political, nor the economical, nor the religious, nor the media elite benefitting from military conflicts die in wars, it’s ordinary people who pay the full price....
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 2:40pm PDT
documentLegal Actions Challenge Huge Logging Project in Los Padres National Forest
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Three Lawsuits Filed Against Forest Service for Failing to Protect Environment, Cultural Resources on Pine Mountain, Reyes Peak...
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 2:14pm 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
textBiden Launches Process for Protecting Mature, Old-Growth Forests on Federal Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
SEATTLE, April 22, 2022 — President Joe Biden will issue an executive order today that directs federal agencies to conduct an inventory of mature and old-growth forests on America’s federal lands so that policies can be adopted to protect them. The administration framed the move as a key strategy to store carbon and address climate change....
Posted: Fri, Apr 22, 2022 11:17am PDT
imageTop Scientists: California Must End Neighborhood Oil Drilling, Phase Out Fossil Fuels
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Stronger Action Needed to Protect Communities, Climate...
Posted: Thu, Apr 21, 2022 2:11pm PDT
imageU.S. Pesticide Exposure Up to 5 Times Greater for People of Color
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by Center for Biological Diversity
New Study Shows People of Color in U.S. Are More Likely to Be Harmed by Pesticides Due to Weak Regulations, Lax Enforcement...
Posted: Tue, Apr 19, 2022 8:53am PDT
textBiden Administration to Restart Oil, Gas Leasing on Public Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2022 — The Bureau of Land Management announced today that it will resume oil and gas leasing on public lands, violating President Biden’s campaign promise to end new oil and gas leasing and locking in new extraction that thwarts his pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....
Posted: Fri, Apr 15, 2022 2:18pm 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
textU.S. Company Seeks to Extend License for Deep-Sea Mining in Pacific by Center for Biological Diversity
Mining Oceans Depths Poses Risks to Global Biodiversity...
Posted: Mon, Mar 21, 2022 9:47am PDT
imageAnti-Fossil Fuel Protest Meets U.S. Interior Secretary at COP26
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Biden Administration is Breaking Promise to Halt New Federal Leasing, Fracking...
Posted: Thu, Nov 4, 2021 2:49pm PDT
textSanta Barbara Commission Vote Puts Exxon Oil Trucking Plan on Thin Ice by Center for Biological Diversity
Commissioners Vote 3-2 Against Project, Citing Public Safety, Oil Spill Concerns...
Posted: Wed, Nov 3, 2021 2:53pm PDT
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
imageOutdated Offshore Drilling Plans Spur Lawsuit Notice After California Oil Spill
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Decades-Old Documents Highlight Failures of Federal Oversight...
Posted: Tue, Nov 2, 2021 11:09am PDT
textSanta Barbara County Planning Commission Rejects ExxonMobil’s Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil by Center for Biological Diversity
Commissioners Vote 3-2 Against Project, Joining Strong Community Opposition...
Posted: Thu, Oct 21, 2021 11:14pm PDT
textSan Luis Obispo County Approves Disputed Drilling at Arroyo Grande Oilfield by Center for Biological Diversity
Hearing Comes After Discovery of Covert Drilling Approvals...
Posted: Thu, Oct 21, 2021 11:09pm PDT
imageAfter Spill, Legal Petition Urges Biden Administration to End Oil Drilling Off California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Petition Asks for Suspension, Cancellation of All Leases in Federal Waters...
Posted: Thu, Oct 21, 2021 11:05pm 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