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calendar Conscious Eating Conference by Hope Bohanec
David Brower Center 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704 (Near the UC Berkeley Campus)...
Event Date: Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Thu Feb 9, 2017 10:49AM
video First-Ever Exposé Inside a US Lamb Slaughterhouse (video/mp4 40.1mb) by Compassion Over Killing
New COK Investigation in Dixon, California: First-Ever Exposé Inside a US Lamb Slaughterhouse...
Posted: Fri Feb 3, 2017 2:01PM
text On Final Day, Obama Administration Phases out Lead Ammo From National Wildlife Refuges by Center for Biological Diversity
Move Will Help Protect People, Wildlife From Deadly Lead Poisoning...
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:03PM
text AWI Applauds USDA for Improving Welfare of Animals under Certified Organic Label by via Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC, January 18, 2017—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) applauds the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for releasing its final rule to improve the welfare of animals raised under the Certified Organic label....
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:58PM
text EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, January 18, 2017 — The Environmental Protection Agency today released its first rigorous nationwide analysis of the effects of pesticides on endangered species, finding that 97 percent of the more than 1,800 animals and plants protected under the Endangered Species Act are likely to be harmed by malathion and chlorpyrifos, two commonly used pesticides. Another 78 percent are likely to be hurt by the pesticide diazinon. The results released today are the final biological evaluation...
Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:11PM
image Reviewing Keith Ellison's animal welfare record 480_image_1_1_1.jpeg by Jon Hochschartner
After realizing I'd inaccurately characterized Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison's animal welfare record, I wanted to correct the error and take a deeper dive into his voting history as it relates to nonhumans. For those unaware, Ellison is a candidate for chair of the Democratic National Committee. During the 2016 presidential primary, he was an ally of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders....
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:48AM
text Killing Continues to Mount in California Drift Gillnet Fishery: Government Adds New Species by Cassie
Today, the National Marine Fisheries Service published its final List of Fisheries for 2017. The list classifies U.S. fisheries based on the level of mortality and serious injury that occurs in each fishery. The California drift gillnet fishery is once again ranked as Category I, the most harmful rating a fishery can receive....
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:21PM
image Good Samaritans Relocate Monarch Butterflies to Sunny Santa Cruz 480_rita_leroy_monarchs_release_santa_cruz_photo_by_walter_rockholt_1.jpg by Kathy Keatley Garvey
This is a story about how eight monarch butterflies escaped the freezing temperatures of Vacaville, Calif., and hitchhiked to sunny Santa Cruz, thanks to Good Samaritans (Good Monarcharians?) Rita LeRoy and Walter Rockholt of Vallejo. Photo: Rita LeRoy releases newly eclosed monarch butterflies in Santa Cruz. (Photo by Walter Rockholt)...
Posted: Wed Jan 4, 2017 6:23PM
text Despite New Jaguars in US, Feds Release Plan to Recover Endangered Jaguars Only in Mexico by Center for Biological Diversity
New Plan Fails to Guide Recovery in U.S. Southwest...
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:39PM
text Pacific Fisheries Management Council Nominated for ‘Shark Enemy’ Award by Turtle Island and Host of Concerned Environmental Groups by Joanna McWilliams
This week Turtle Island Restoration Network, a leading international marine conservation organization, and fellow environmentalists officially nominated the Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC) for the ‘Shark Enemy’ award by the conservation organization Sharkproject International....
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:26AM
image San Francisco Airport’s New Therapy Pig, LiLou, Prompts PETA Appeal 480_lilou_therapy_pig_san_francisco_airport_sfo_1.jpg by via PETA
Serving Bacon and Ham at an Airport That Offers 'Therapy Pig' Encounters Is Like Serving Poodle Burgers at a Dog Show...
Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:35PM
text Marin-Based Wildlife Group Slams EPA Pick by joanna
Turtle Island Restoration Network, a Marin-based wildlife organization, is raising a red flag over Donald Trump’s proposed appointment of Scott Pruitt as the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)....
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 2:51PM
text New Study: Mounting Evidence Supports Eating Less Meat for Health of People, Planet by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— A new systematic review of dietary patterns and sustainability published in the latest edition of Advances in Nutrition provides additional evidence that diets lower in animal-based foods and higher in plant-based foods are better for the health of people and the planet. The review highlights the urgency of addressing sustainability in national food policy as a matter of food security: “Long-term food security can be ensured only if we consider the sustainability of our food suppl...
Posted: Tue Dec 6, 2016 1:59PM
calendar Give Me Shelter Screening 480_gms-world_1.jpg by Van Luong
San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium, Lower Level. 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco....
Event Date: Sat Dec 17, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 3:49PM
calendar Animal Rights Movement in the Middle East by Cal Animal Rights
130 Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley...
Event Date: Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 9, 2016 6:42PM
calendar How "The Lorax" misguides well-intentioned environmentalists: a walking tour by D. Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason St. San Francisco...
Event Date: Sat Nov 5, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Thu Nov 3, 2016 3:44PM
image Dozens of lab monkeys were killed due to failed experiments and shipping mistakes 480_monkeys_1.jpg by Animal Liberation Press Office
Press Office note: These perpetrators (see article below) have been allowed to operate with impunity for way too long. They have names, addresses, routines and absolutely no right to continue in their acts of torture and murder of these intelligent, completely innocent beings....
Posted: Thu Nov 3, 2016 9:56AM
calendar Sea Shepherd Movie Premiere: "Why Just One?" 480_whyjustone_1_1.jpg by Lisa Robles
Sacred Stream 2149 Byron St, Berkeley, California 94702...
Event Date: Sat Nov 5, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:48PM
calendar Urgent SeaWorld Protest at Coastal Commission Hearing 480_seaworld_protest_orca_1.jpg by SeaWorld of Hurt
Oceano Hotel and Spa, 280 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 (see this map: https://goo.gl/maps/FDzvfTCknN82)...
Event Date: Fri Nov 4, 2016 11:45AM
Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:58AM
text Court to Monterey County: Lawsuit Over Wildlife Services Animal-killing Contract Can Move Forward by Center for Biological Diversity
SALINAS, Calif., October 25, 2016 — The California Superior Court issued an order Monday evening denying Monterey County’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit, filed in June by animal protection and conservation organizations, that challenges the county’s contract renewal with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services. This notorious federal program has killed more than 3,000 coyotes, bobcats, mountain lions and other animals in the county in the past six years, largely in the name of pr...
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:46PM