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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
  • Why Not ?Drain the Swamp? of Animal Abuse??

    Why Not ?Drain the Swamp? of Animal Abuse??
    Why doesn't Trump's proposed budget cut factory farming subsidies, funding for lethal predator control, and other giveaways of American tax dollars to coddled special interests?
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    This week?s Take Action Thursday focuses on legislation to stop pet shop sales of dogs and cats bred in substandard and inhumane breeding operations.
  • Five Ways EPA Budget Cuts Affect You

    Five Ways EPA Budget Cuts Affect You
    President Trump is no fan of a clean environment?a fact that is becoming all the more clear as he proposes a wide range of bills meant to water down or gut regulations that protect our environment and public health.
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    This week?s Take Action Thursday urges support of new federal legislation to restore access and transparency to APHIS animal use reports.
  • Making America Polluted Again

    Making America Polluted Again
    Images from the Documerica project show us the situation we could return to if we defang and defund the Environmental Protection Agency.