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imageEntanglement Settlement Protects Whales, Sea Turtles, California’s Crab Fishery
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2019 — Californians will be pleased to know that Dungeness crab will be caught off the coast with greater care for endangered wildlife under a settlement announced today by the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:48PM
calendarAnimal Rights: March & Rally for Animal Justice in Sonoma County 2019
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by Direct Action Everywhere & others
Old Courthouse Square, between 4th Street / Mendocino Ave / 3rd Street / Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404...
Event Date: Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:30PM
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:43PM
imageCitizen Scientists Can Help Support Imperiled Western Monarchs
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by The Xerces Society
This winter, the western monarch butterfly population has dipped to an all-time low, and the iconic western monarch migration is on the verge of collapse. The annual Xerces Society Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count tallied only 28,429 butterflies—an 86% drop from the previous count done at the same sites during Thanksgiving 2017, and a dizzying 99.4% decline from the numbers present in the 1980s. It can be hard to wrap one’s mind around the scope of this decline. Another way of viewing it is...
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:26PM
video100+ Animal Activists Confront SF Bloomingdales for Illegal Fur Sales (video/mp4 9.7MB) by Direct Action Everywhere
Bloomingdale’s continues to sell fur despite it having been outlawed in San Francisco. DxE confronted Bloomingdale’s today....
Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:24PM
imageBiohazard Suit Protest Inside SF Costco After $331,000 Restitution Ruling Against Animal Activists
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Activists demand Costco “tell the truth” as factory farm whistleblowers face potential bankruptcy...
Posted: Sat Feb 2, 2019 8:07PM
textSenate Hears Bill to Shoot or Evict Native Elk From California National Park by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2018 — A Senate subcommittee Wednesday will consider legislation to allow native tule elk to be shot or removed from California’s Point Reyes National Seashore, the only national park where these elk exist....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:36PM
imageCalifornia Dungeness Crab Season Opens, Endangering Whales, Sea Turtles
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Thursday’s opening of California’s commercial Dungeness crab season is clouded by the outbreak of a powerful neurotoxin and continuing concerns about the fishery entangling endangered whales and sea turtles. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the Nov. 15 season opener will not include areas north of Bodega Head because of high levels of domoic acid found in crabs there....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:18PM
imageFour Activists Arraigned on Seven Felony Charges Each After Mass Arrest at Chicken Farm
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Activists allege criminal animal cruelty, law enforcement cover-up....
Posted: Fri Nov 2, 2018 10:38PM
imageHundreds “Haunt” SF Streets with Smoke Flares and Glowing Masks in March for Animal Rights
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Artistic Demonstration Dramatized Animals Killed for Food “Haunting” the City...
Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:07PM
imageLawsuit Over Whales, Sea Turtles Entangled in California Crab Gear Advances
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Motion Seeks to Hold State Officials Liable for Deaths of Endangered Marine Animals...
Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:04PM
imageResponders Free Humpback Whale off of Santa Cruz
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by Monterey Bay Marine Life Studies
On October 15 a collaborative effort was made to free a Humpback Whale off of Santa Cruz, CA....
Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:37PM
calendarPack the Courtroom for Whole Foods Suit! by Direct Action Everywhere
1221 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:30PM
Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:40PM
calendarUrgent: Help Reunite Baby Cows With Their Mothers!
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Starbucks 1255 Lillian Ave, A, Escalón 95320...
Event Date: Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:37PM
imageHumboldt Martens Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Despite 93 Percent Decline in California, Oregon, Loophole Allows Industrial Logging in Habitat...
Posted: Sat Oct 6, 2018 10:22PM
image58 Arrested on Felony Charges as Activists Occupy "Free Range" Amazon Chicken Supplier
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by DxE
Bond set at $20,000 each, over $1.3 million total...
Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:39PM
imageActivists Occupy "Free Range" Amazon Chicken Supplier, Remove Dozens of Dead or Dying Animals
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by DxE
Activists with the grassroots animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) are currently executing a vigil and sit-in inside an industrial shed at a Petaluma, California factory farm which supplies chicken to Amazon Fresh. UPDATE 4:09pm: 50+ have been arrested....
Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:25PM
imageWhole Foods Gets Restraining Order on Animal Rights Activists to Stop Protests at Berkeley Store
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by DxE
Citing Investigations of Animal Cruelty, Activists Plan to Escalate Demonstrations Despite Court Ruling...
Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:56AM
calendarOccupy Whole Foods
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Whole Foods Market (3000 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley)...
Event Date: Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:00AM
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:48PM
textCalifornia’s Rep. Huffman Joins Anti-Public Lands Zealot to Evict Elk From Point Reyes by Center for Biological Diversity
Legislation Enshrines Private Cattle Ranching in National Seashore...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:25AM
textCalifornia Lawmakers Act to Protect Whales, Turtles From Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Approved Bill Requires Stronger Rules for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:19AM