Judge Reverses Convictions Of No More Deaths Volunteers

By Staff, Nomoredeaths.org -

TUCSON, AZ – On January 31st, United States District Judge Rosemary Márquez reversed the convictions of four No More Deaths volunteers. The volunteers were convicted in January 2019 of multiple [...]

Brave New World: What You Need To Know About Gene-Edited Farm Animals

By Pat Thomas, Organicconsumers.org -

For decades, the biotech industry has spun a narrative around genetically engineered crops that could be summed up very simply as “jam tomorrow, instead of bread and butter today.” Sustained—and [...]

Cuts To Animal Protections Aren’t Surprising To Anyone Who Knows David Bernhardt

By Alison Cagle, Earthjustice.org -

Who would want to make it harder for vulnerable species to survive on an increasingly imperiled planet? That would be David Bernhardt, Trump’s Secretary of the Interior. Today, Bernhardt [...]

Society In Jeopardy: UN Report Details Humans Have Pushed One Million Species To The Brink Of Extinction

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

"Society we would like our children and grandchildren to live in is in real jeopardy.""Society we would like our children and grandchildren to live in is in real jeopardy." The newest United [...]

Woman On A 17-Day Hunger Strike To Save Southern Resident Orcas

By Emma Epperly, Peninsuladailynews.com -

OLYMPIA — Lanni Johnson is a 71-year-old woman who has been sitting in front of the Capitol Building in Olympia for the past 10 days on a hunger strike. Johnson said Tuesday that the government [...]

They Rescued Pigs And Turkeys From Factory Farms — And Now Face Decades In Prison

By Leighton Akio Woodhouse, Pedro Armando Aparicio, and David Zlutnick, Theintercept.com -

IN THE FALL of 2017, Glenn Greenwald reported on a nationwide FBI manhunt for two pigs named Lily and Lizzie. The pigs had been removed from a factory farm in Utah by animal rights activists from [...]

Hurricane Florence Highlights The Cruel Reality Of Factory Farming

By Kenny Torrella, Buzzflash.com -

Broiler chickens (chickens raised for meat) are the top agricultural commodity in North Carolina. In 2015, 823 million broiler chickens were raised in the state. (Photo credit: North Carolina [...]

Six Animal Rights Activists Charged With Felonies For Investigation And Rescue That Led To Punishment Of A Utah Turkey Farm

By Glenn Greenwald, Theintercept.com -

SIX ANIMAL RIGHTS activists are facing felony charges, filed on Wednesday by a Utah prosecutor, stemming from an undercover investigation into abusive conditions on a large turkey farm. The [...]

Boycott Factory Farm Foods: But Don’t Forget The Fish

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

Factory farming and fish production are now a multi-trillion-dollar monster with a growing and devastating impact on public health, animal welfare, small farmers and farmworkers, rural and [...]

Meat Industry Linked To Largest Toxic Dead Zone In US History

By Alexandra Jacobo, nationofchange.org -

By Alexandra Jacobo for Nation of Change - The meat industry, more specifically corporate giants such as Tyson foods, has been directly linked to the environmental catastrophe know as the toxic [...]

‘Appetite For Destruction’: How Feeding Livestock Strains The Planet

By Dharna Noor, therealnews.com -

By Dharna Noor for The Real News Network - DHARNA NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Dharna Noor joining you from Baltimore. There's a growing awareness that meat production puts a [...]

Former Colorado Beef Ranch Is Now A Thriving Animal Sanctuary

By Amanda Froelich, www.nationofchange.org -

By Amanda Froelich for Nation of Change - If you truly love animals, eschew the beef tartare and try out some veggie lentil loaf. This is what owners Jen and Tray Federici did, but with their [...]

Meet Ava: The Chicken I Risked My Freedom For

By Eva Hamer, www.commondreams.org -

By Eva Hamer for Common Dreams - This past summer, I entered a place most Americans - especially those in urban areas - can barely even fathom: a place that sounds innocent, but when you step [...]

USDA Allows Non-GMO Label For Some GMO Fed Animal Products

By Staff, www.sustainablepulse.com -

By Staff of Sustainable Pulse - The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) informed Sustainable Pulse on Monday that they will allow multi-ingredient [...]

Sea Shepherd To Obstruct Japanese

By Staff, www.islandbreath.blogspot.com -

By Staff of Sea Shepherd - After final preparations in Australia, two Sea Shepherd vessels are now on their way to the Southern Ocean to intercept the Japanese whaling fleet in a bid stop their [...]

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