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text As Commercial Crab Season Opens, Fishermen Urged to Implement Gear Modifications to Prevent Whale Entanglements by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif., November 14, 2016 — As the commercial Dungeness crab season opens in California Nov. 15, the Center for Biological Diversity is urging fishermen to comply with recommended gear modifications to help reduce the risk of whale entanglements. The season’s opening days put whales at high risk because more available crab means fishermen are on the water as many days as possible....
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:23PM
image Honoring The Legacy Of Karen Gay Silkwood 480_karen_silkwood_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
As the international feminist movement began to gain momentum during the 1970s, the UN General Assembly declared 1975 as the International Women’s Year and organized the first World Conference on Women, held in Mexico City. At the urging of the Conference, it subsequently declared the years 1976-1985 as the UN Decade for Women. On November 13th, the first anniversary of Silkwood's death, the National Organization for Women (NOW) proclaimed Karen Silkwood Memorial Day. 2016 onward- Why you sh...
Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:25AM
image Prop 64 Has Passed: Now What? "Track and Trace" May Become Widespread 480_humboldt-stamp-diagram_1.jpg by Steven Maviglio
Swiss-based firm SICPA Hoping to Expand Successful Humboldt Program Statewide...
Posted: Wed Nov 9, 2016 3:29PM
text Flower Pot Candle Heaters And Your Health by Tomas DiFiore
Toxicity levels aside; seems the science behind the ingenuous design, and curious scrutiny, over the years has evolved ways of additional heat absorption, conductivity, mass and heat transference. Assorted model kits are available online. The downside is the toxicity of petroleum by-products introduced into a home environment by paraffin candles - or a massage setting, or Tiny Home, RV, or any small space - which few talk about. Beeswax candle fuel is the candle fuel that produces the most ne...
Posted: Wed Nov 2, 2016 10:57AM
image Removal of Klamath Dams Would Be Largest River Restoration in U.S. History 480_copcodam-hornbrookca_1-1180x761_1.jpg by Molly Peterson, KQED
Four hydroelectric dams may soon be demolished along the Klamath, near the California-Oregon border. Hundreds of miles of the Klamath would run free to the Pacific Ocean — opening up the largest river restoration in U.S. history....
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:55AM
image Inspector General says Reclamation wasted $32.2 million on Klamath irrigators 480_klamath_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Basically, the Bureau of Reclamation became an illicit ATM for favored special interests,” stated PEER Senior Counsel Paula Dinerstein. “To add injury to insult, these improper subsidies were used to aggravate environmental damage by draining shrinking groundwater supplies to benefit irrigators.” Photo of Iron Gate Dam on the Klamath River by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:50PM
image Post-release Support Fund for Jose H. Villarreal 480_josev2004_1.jpg by Support Jose Villarreal
https://www.youcaring.com/jose-h-villarreal-663200 Jose H. Villarreal will be released from prison on December 19th 2016 after serving a sixteen year sentence! Help us raise money that will go towards his post-release adjustment process!...
Posted: Wed Oct 5, 2016 10:21PM
image 2016 Presidential Party Debates Halloween Costumes 480_hofstra_debate_private_event_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
“Our Green Campaign is on the ballot for 85 percent of voters - in 48 States. 85% of voters deserve to know who their choices are! The Commission on Presidential Debates makes a mockery of Democracy. If Democracy truly prevailed there would be no commission. The Debates would still be run by the League of Women Voters - the Debates would be open, with the criteria that the League of Women Voters had always used. If you have done the work to get on the ballot, and if you are on the ballot in e...
Posted: Wed Oct 5, 2016 8:42AM
text Open Up The Debates - Petition The Commission: Deadline 09262016 by Tomas DiFiore
No matter who you may vote for this Presidential Election 2016 we need this petition filled before the 26th of September. “Please get the word out! Will we allow the two corporate parties to strangle democracy by limiting the debates to the two most despised presidential candidates in US history? We need to get Jill Stein on the debate stage!”...
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:33AM
image Honduras - 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections May Pivot On Substance 480_2016_democratic_primaries_results_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
In The U.S.A. We Vote The Politics Of Fear, The Prevailing Mythology: Vote Your Fears Not Your Values – but wait Bernie Supporters! What is it people are afraid of? This isn't Honduras. Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya recently announced on August 26, 2016, that his wife Xiomara Castro will run for the left-wing LIBRE Party in the 2017 presidential elections.” This is the second time that Castro will run for the presidency. She did so in 2013, but lost to Hernandez in a controversi...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:30PM
image Karuk Tribe Stands in Support of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation 480_karuk_tribe_support_letter_standing_rock_sioux_1.jpg by via Karuk Tribe
"The Karuk Tribe Stands in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in your fight to protect your homelands from the Dakota Access Pipeline. Further, we commend your nation's vigorous advocacy for your ancestral lands which demonstrates that a sovereign's defense of their people, culture, and land cannot be artificiallt restrained." -- Russell "Buster" Atterbery, Chairman...
Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 2:03AM
image Klamath Tribes Support Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Their Opposition of the Dakota Access Pipeline 480_klamath-tribes-letter-support-standing-rock-sioux-opposition_dakota_access_pipeline_1.jpg by Klamath Tribes
Klamath Tribes Support Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Their Opposition of the Dakota Access Pipeline...
Posted: Sun Sep 4, 2016 5:43PM
image Yurok Tribe stands in strong support of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation 480_yurok_tribe_letter_supporting_standing_rock_sioux_against_dakota_access_pipeline_1.jpg by Yurok Tribe
The Yurok Tribe stands in strong support of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline....
Posted: Sun Sep 4, 2016 5:32PM
text Senator Ben Allen Nominated for Presidential Champions of Change Award by Joanna McWilliams
Turtle Island nominated Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica) for the prestigious White House Champions of Change Award....
Posted: Thu Sep 1, 2016 8:33AM
document Blue Whale Strike of 2009 platform_irene_september_2002_multibeam_sonar_survey.pdf_140_.jpg by Scott Peterson
Supporting documents for an upcoming article on an Oct 19, 2009 incident involving a state vessel striking a blue whale off the Mendocino Coast....
Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2016 7:23AM
image Yurok Tribe finds deadly disease in Klamath River salmon 480_klamath_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“We take this threat to our fish very seriously, and we’re looking at every option to protect our fish. We don’t want to go through another catastrophe like the fish kill in 2002, and we will do anything we can to avoid that outcome this year,” said Thomas P. O’Rourke, Chairman of the Yurok Tribe....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:19PM
calendar Dispatches from the War Zone - Presentation 480_001_book_cover_1.jpg by Mike Rhodes
Redding - downstairs in the Social Hall of the United Methodist Church, on the northeast corner of South and East Streets....
Event Date: Sat Aug 27, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Aug 5, 2016 9:24PM
calendar Dispatches from the War Zone - Presentation 480_001_book_cover.jpg by Mike Rhodes
24 Fellowship Way (off Jacoby Creek) in Humboldt (Arcata/Eureka)...
Event Date: Fri Aug 26, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Aug 5, 2016 4:16PM
image Hold On To Your Vote - Decertification of the 2016 Democratic Primary Results 480_hrc_dnc_2016_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
We start off with Lee Camp, as he delves into a brand new 100 page election fraud report released by “Election Justice USA” that the mainstream media has essentially blacked out. THE only recommendation at the end of the report: “We conclude by calling for decertification of the 2016 Democratic primary results in every state in which we have established a reasonable doubt as to the accuracy of the vote tally.”...
Posted: Mon Aug 1, 2016 4:55PM
image Youth Protest Klamath River Water Pollution 480_13718680_10206977597341992_5821848656678291442_n_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“As a Yurok Tribal member, I am deeply affected by what happens on the Klamath River,” said Stoney McCoy, a 16 year-old Yurok Tribal Youth Council member. “ What I saw today coming out of the Klamath Strait Drain made me sick to my stomach, I will fight for as long as it takes to clean up the Klamath...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:29AM