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 [...]

For First Time, Bees Added To U.S. Endangered Species List

By Katie Herzog, www.grist.org -

By Katie Herzog for The Grist - Seven types of yellow-faced or masked bees once common in Hawaii are now officially threatened or endangered, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [...]

Biodiversity Below Safe Levels Across More Than Half Of World

By Adam Vaughn, www.theguardian.com -

By Adam Vaughn for The Guardian. The variety of animals and plants has fallen to dangerous levels across more than half of the world’s landmass due to humanity destroying habitats to use as [...]

Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog And Chicken Operations In N. Carolina

By Staff, www.waterkeeper.org -

By Staff of Waterkeeper Alliance - Washington, D.C. – A first-of-its-kind interactive map revealing the locations of more than 6,500 concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, across the [...]

In A Rhino, Everything

By Staff, www.charleseisenstein.net -

By Staff of EC - I don’t cry very often. But this week I cried twice. For the rhinos. It breaks my heart that they’re going extinct. In order to make myself feel better, I try to intellectualize [...]

Save Monarchs, Plant More Milkweed

By Center For Food Safety, www.ecowatch.com -

By Center For Food Safety in Ecowatch - Center for Food Safety (CFS) released today a detailed, 80-page scientific report, Monarchs in Peril: Herbicide-Resistant Crops and the Decline of Monarch [...]

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