Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought By Prosecutors With Ties to Smithfield Foods

By Glenn Greenwald, Lee Fang, and Leighton Akio Woodhouse, Theintercept.com -

The first criminal case, reported by The Intercept last month, was brought by Sanpete County Attorney Kevin Daniels. It charges six activists with two felony charges that, at least as provided by [...]

Yellowstone’s Buffalo Trap Blocked

By Wild Buffalo Defense. -

Yellowstone National Park, Gardiner Basin, MT - Early this morning, Buffalo Field Campaign patrols in Gardiner discovered “some interesting events” taking place at the access road to [...]

Activists Lock Down To Protect Buffalo From Trap

By Buffalo Field Campaign, Popular Resistance. -

Yellowstone National Park, Gardiner, MT - This morning, a press release issued on Facebook by an emerging group, Wild Buffalo Defense, revealed that two members of Wild Buffalo Defense locked [...]

Feds: Oil & Gas Surveys In Gulf Of Mexico Harm Marine Mammals

By EarthJustice, www.popularresistance.org -

By EarthJustice. WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has released a draft environmental impact statement that concludes seismic surveys for oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of [...]

Animal Rights Activists Interrupt Hillary Clinton Rally To Protest Meat Industry

By Charlotte Klein, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Charlotte Klein for The Huffington Post - A Hillary Clinton rally in Las Vegas was briefly halted Thursday afternoon by a group of animal rights activists who accused the candidate of not [...]

Factory Farming Divestment: What You Need To Know

By Tom Levitt, www.theguardian.com -

By Tom Levitt for The Guardian - The fast food chain Subway is latest to join the backlash against antibiotic use in the farm sector. It has launched a new chicken sandwich in the US made with [...]

Winona LaDuke Open Letter To Governor Dayton

By Winona LaDuke, www.http://www.brainerddispatch.com/opinion/guest-opinion/3831877-guest-opinion-dear-governor-dayton.com -

By Winona LaDuke in Brainerd Dispatch - Now your fisheries department has managed to crash the Mille Lacs fishery. Let me remind you that the Mille Lacs band did not do that, and has volunteered [...]

Federal Appeals Court Bans Bee-Killing Pesticide

By Earth Justice, www.earthjustice.org -

By Earth Justice - Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected U.S. EPA’s approval of the neonicotinoid insecticide “sulfoxaflor.” The Court concluded that EPA violated federal law when it [...]

Ending Cruel Extreme Confinement Of Animals

By Wayne Pacelle, www.alternet.org -

By Wayne Pacelle in Alternet - On August 19, I announced that The HSUS, the Massachusetts SPCA, theAnimal Rescue League of Boston, theASPCA, Zoo New England, and a number of other prominent [...]

Death By A Thousand Cuts

By Sarah "Steve" Mosko, www.sarahmosko.wordpress.com -

By Sarah "Steve" Mosko - It’s common knowledge that polar bears, and their primary prey the ringed seal, might go extinct this century as the Arctic sea ice melts because rising levels of [...]

A Haven From The Animal Holocaust

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

Only in the insanity of corporate America can nonviolent animal rights activists be charged as terrorists while a white supremacist who gunned down African-Americans in a South Carolina church is [...]

Report: Bee Populations Growing Again In US

By John Vibes, www.trueactivist.com -

By John Vibes in True Activist - There has recently been some good news about the honeybee populations, after several years of alarming reports that their numbers have been making a steep decline [...]

Activists Face ‘Domestic Terrorism’ Charge In Freeing 5,740 Mink

By Associated Press, www.AP.org -

Two animal rights activists have been charged with terrorizing the fur industry during cross-country road trips in which they released about 5,740 mink from farms and vandalized the homes and [...]

Oslo Creates World’s First ‘Highway’ To Protect Endangered Bees

By Agence France-Presse, www.theguardian.com -

By Agence France-Presse - From flower-emblazoned cemeteries to rooftop gardens and balconies, Norway’s capital Oslo is creating a “bee highway” to protect endangered pollinators essential to food [...]

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