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text Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Motion to Restore USDA Animal Welfare Documents by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2017 – Today a coalition of animal protection organizations led by the Animal Legal Defense Fund moved for a preliminary injunction asking for a temporary court order that would bring federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) databases back online. This motion is associated with the lawsuit filed in February against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over the agency’s decision to remove tens of thousands of animal welfare records from its website. If granted, the prelim...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:55PM
image California Dungeness Crab Fishery Catches Record Number of Whales 480_humpback_whale_entanglement_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
West Coast Whale Entanglements in 2016 Broke Record for Third Straight Year...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:44PM
calendar Berkeley Vegan Earth Day 480_bved_logo-tradition-continues-high-res.jpg by Hope Bohanec
David Brower Center 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:39PM
text Campaña Destaca Necesidad de que México Tome Medidas de Emergencia by Center for Biological Diversity
Lanzan Llamado a Consumidores y Empresas de Mariscos de Estados Unidos a Boicotear el Camarón Mexicano para Salvar a la Vaquita Marina...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:59PM
text U.S. Consumers, Seafood Companies Urged to Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save Vaquita Porpoise by Center for Biological Diversity
Campaign Highlights Need for Mexico to Take Emergency Action...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:50PM
image Judge Upholds Decision to End “No Otter Zone” 480_sea-otter-kelp_helder-gomes_shutterstock_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Second ruling to uphold U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s decision to end failed program that excluded sea otters from their historic range along the southern California coast...
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 4:39PM
image Third Jaguar Detected in Arizona 480_jaguar_arizona_blm_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz., March 2, 2017 — Another new jaguar has been photographed in southeast Arizona, the third detected in the state in the past year and a half. The animal was captured on a Bureau of Land Management trail camera in the Dos Cabezas Mountains, about 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 5:26PM
calendar What the health Premiere by Aja Blanco
Clay Theater 2261 Fillmore Street San Francisco, CA 94115...
Event Date: Thu Mar 9, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 10:33AM
document Landmark Report: Hundreds of Native Bee Species Sliding Toward Extinction pollinators_in_peril.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
PORTLAND, Ore., March 1, 2017 — In the first comprehensive review of the more than 4,000 native bee species in North America and Hawaii, the Center for Biological Diversity has found that more than half the species with sufficient data to assess are declining. Nearly 1 in 4 is imperiled and at increasing risk of extinction....
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 5:25PM
calendar Kristie Middleton presents MeatLess by Erica Hruby
Book Passage 51 Tamal Vista Blvd Corte Madera, CA 94925...
Event Date: Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:35PM
calendar The Connection Between Agribusiness and Disease 480_big_farms_3_1.jpg by The Green Arcade
The Green Arcade 1680 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Thu Mar 9, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:58PM
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