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  • Environmental News
  • The week in environmental news ? March 25, 2016

    The week in environmental news ? March 25, 2016
    Imbalance in funding for endangered species is ?costly but futile? [Wired] A new study led by Leah Gerber, an Arizona State University researcher, looked at U.S. funding for endangered species and revealed an imbalance in the protection of animals. The study found that some species continued to receive a large portion of conservation funds even […]
  • Nueva ley contra la minería en los páramos colombianos podría generar una primera demanda

    Nueva ley contra la minería en los páramos colombianos podría generar una primera demanda
    El mes pasado, la Corte Constitucional en Colombia aprobó una ley que prohíbe la extracción de recursos en los páramos. Una compañía minera canadiense es la primera en responder con una posible demanda.
  • Watching for Illegal Fishing with Eyes on the Seas

    Watching for Illegal Fishing with Eyes on the Seas
    Cost-effective multi-source live-satellite monitoring system detects unauthorized fishing in marine island reserves worldwide.
  • Conservation and birth control: a controversial mix?

    Conservation and birth control: a controversial mix?
    Seeing a win-win for women and ecosystems alike, some conservation groups have been widening their remits to include the provision of family planning services for local communities. But the approach has provoked criticism.
  • Demands grow for a thorough investigation of Berta Cáceres? assassination in Honduras

    Demands grow for a thorough investigation of Berta Cáceres? assassination in Honduras
    In the case of Cáceres, she's one of hundreds of indigenous leaders and environmental activists who face threats --and often, death-- for their work in defense of forests and other natural resources in Honduras.
 
 
  • Advocacy for Animals
  • Live Animal Mascots: A Tradition of Exploitation, Not Conservation

    Live Animal Mascots: A Tradition of Exploitation, Not Conservation
    Since 1936, Louisiana State University has kept a series of live tigers as mascots, all named Mike. This archaic tradition should be laid to rest.
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    This week?s Take Action Thursday reports on coyote killing competitions being held throughout the nation.
  • Animal Protection Rules Could Be Chopped by Regulation Ax

    Animal Protection Rules Could Be Chopped by Regulation Ax
    In the first days of the 115th Congress, lawmakers are poised to take up the so-called Midnight Rules Relief Act and the REINS Act, which both have the potential to undermine Presidential authority and set the stage for the elimination of popular and bipartisan rules.
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    This week?s Take Action Thursday announces two of NAVS? 2017 legislative initiatives: promoting the adoption of cats and dogs used for research and ensuring that students have the choice to say ?no? to dissection.
  • 2017: A Year of Vigilance

    2017: A Year of Vigilance
    The restful winter vacation is my favorite time of year. It?s time away with family and dogs, surrounded by trees in the mountains; time sorting life at home and getting prepared for an effective year to come. But, our work never ends.