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image Coast Dairies National Monument? - Not So Fast 120_coast_dairies_ted_benhari.jpg original image ( 2048x1175) - by via Friends of the North Coast
A petition has been initiated by the group Friends of the North Coast calling on Representative Eshoo and Senator Boxer to complete a detailed environmental review and develop a "regional approach" for managing the properties proposed for National Monument protection in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The project is currently being called, "Coast Dairies National Monument." "National Monument status will not add any legal protections that do not already exist, and the resulting overuse could seriou...
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 4:21PM
text AWI Commends Introduction of CECIL Animal Trophies Act - by via Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC —In light of the tragic illegal killing of Cecil the lion by an American dentist, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) commends the swift response by Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), and Edward Markey (D-MA) to tighten up the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by extending protection to additional imperiled species.
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 3:58PM
text UN Officials Say that American Republicans are Denying Global Warming For Profit - by Conner
United Nations Officials Say that American Republicans are Denying Global Warming, and Climate Change, Because They Are The Ones Causing It!
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 2:48PM
image Forest Service extends National Monument comment period to August 11, welcomes feedback on 120_dusk_in_chilao_8-3-15_81295__1_.jpg original image ( 2304x1536) - by Corina Roberts
August 11 will be the new deadline - an unprecedented opportunity to share hopes, thoughts and visions for the future of the forest
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 2:29PM
calendar Bikes and the Fight For Liveable Cities 120_petejordan.jpg original image ( 336x241) - by Patrick
The Green Arcade 1680 Market Street SF, CA 94102
Event Date:Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 1:13PM
text Evidence Found of New Wolf in California's Siskiyou County - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Evidence of a wolf in Siskiyou County was reported on August 3 by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Following up on citizen sightings of a lone, dark-colored canid, agency staff obtained photographic images from a trail camera and spotted fresh tracks, indications that California is now home to its second wolf in nearly a century. The wolf, which may be roaming in Siskiyou County, is not wearing a radio-collar, so its movements will be detectable only by trail c...
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 10:42AM
calendar Emergency Action and Meeting to Defend Huchiun - Knowland Park! 120_defendknowland.jpg original image ( 576x890) - by DKP
12:00 PM - Thursday August 6th - The Knowland Park entrance by the intersection of Malcolm an Snowdown Ave. 6:00 PM - Planning Meeting - The Knowland Park entrance by the intersection of Malcolm an Snowdown Ave.
Event Date:Thu Aug 6, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 6:59PM
text Keystone XL Hits New Turbulence as South Dakota Permit Hearing Implodes - by Julie Dermansky
TransCanada's promises to build safe pipelines have been called into question with several high-profile incidents involving its existing pipelines, particularly the corrosion problems with the Keystone 1 pipeline.
Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 5:35PM
document CSPA charges Water Board, feds with violations of laws protecting salmon cspa_complaint__temperature_1_1.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Dan Bacher
The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA) today requested the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) to immediately re-establish "protective, non-lethal temperature" criteria at the Clear Creek compliance point on the Sacramento River in order to protect salmon. The group also asked the board to require the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) to reduce water deliveries in order to preserve what’s left of cold water reserves in Shasta Reservoir.
Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 9:38AM
calendar Susan Casey 120_voices_in_the_ocean_cover.jpg original image ( 790x1200) - by Mary Jo Rice
Goldman Theater, David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley
Event Date:Wed Sep 9, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Aug 2, 2015 4:09PM
image Sacramento activists sing "No Fracking No Way" at protest 120_raging_grannies__1.jpg original image ( 5184x3456) - by Dan Bacher
People gathered at 18 coordinated "Clean Not Extreme" events that were a part of a statewide day of action following the release of a statewide study on fracking and oil well stimulation in California. These actions demonstrated mounting public opposition to fracking and other extreme oil extraction methods and increasing support for a pathway to 100% clean energy, according to Californians Against Fracking. Photo of Raging Grannies singing in front of the Department of Conservation by Dan...
Posted: Sat Aug 1, 2015 5:50PM
calendar The Down and Dirty: Soil Building Workshop 120_building_soil.jpg original image ( 767x1000) - by Carrie
Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94702
Event Date:Sun Aug 9, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 2:39PM
image Portland bridge danglers delay Shell ice-breaker leaving for Arctic oil drilling 120_20150730-flickr-greenpeace-protestors-shellno-portland.jpg original image ( 640x427) - by John Englart (Takver)
Portland, Oregon: Climate change protestors with Greenpeace and Rising Tide set up a blockade to stop the Finnish ice-breaker Fennica, hired by Shell, to leave port with needed parts for their Arctic oil drilling program in the Chukchi Sea.
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:06PM
image Protesters sing, wave signs and blast Delta tunnels at "open house' 120_caleen_sisk.jpg original image ( 5184x3456) - by Dan Bacher
"Right now the existing water projects continue to damage our ecology," said Caleeen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe. "They have already harmed our fish and driven them to extinction. The tunnels will only complete the job. The tunnels that they want to build are large enough to divert the entire Sacramento River." Photo: Chief Caleen Sisk at the protest against the Delta Tunnels in front of the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento on July 28. Photo by Dan Bacher.
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 2:36PM
calendar Kickoff Screening of Sensible Cinema's Fifth Annual Green Reel Film Festival - by Melvin
UU CENTER 1187 FRANKLIN/GEARY SAN FRANCISCO
Event Date:Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:56AM
text Food & Water Watch Calls on SEC to Reject GMO Salmon Stock Filings - by via Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C., July 28, 2015—Food & Water Watch called on the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) today to reject the stock registration filings of AquaBounty Technologies (ABTX), the maker of genetically engineered salmon, based on misleading and erroneous claims the company is making in its attempts to join the NASDAQ stock exchange. The letter (see PDF) asks SEC to compel AquaBounty to revise the document to apprise investors of new scientific evidence showing that GMO salmon cannot ...
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:55AM
text Large Oil Slick Observed Off California Coast Near Santa Barbara - by Center for Biological Diversity
GOLETA, Calif.— Emergency officials are responding to a 2-mile oil sheen off the California coast near the town of Goleta in Santa Barbara County. The slick extends to Platform Holly, an offshore drilling platform.
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:45AM
calendar 30th Annual Ohlone Day 120_ohlone_day_henry_cowell_redwoods_state_park.jpg original image ( 1200x803) - by
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park 101 Big Trees Park Road, Felton (Highway 9 entrance)
Event Date:Sat Sep 12, 2015 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:25AM
document Analysis: Republican Attacks on Endangered Species Up 600 Percent Per Year politics_of_extinction.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— Over the past five years, Republicans in Congress have launched 164 attacks on the Endangered Species Act — a 600 percent increase in the rate of annual attacks over the previous 15 years, according to a new analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity.
Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:17PM
text Organizations Sue Mendocino County in Response to Wildlife Services Contract Renewal - by Center for Biological Diversity
MENDOCINO, Calif., July 27, 2015 — Animal-protection and conservation organizations filed suit today challenging Mendocino County’s contract renewal with Wildlife Services, a notorious federal wildlife-killing program that killed close to 3 million animals in the United States in 2014.
Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:14PM

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