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  • The Endangered Species Act moves out of the forest and into the urban environment

    The Endangered Species Act moves out of the forest and into the urban environment
    What do you think of when someone mentions the Endangered Species Act (ESA)? My guess is that most people think of those high-profile species that were facing extinction in the 1960s, such as grizzly bears, bald eagles and gray wolves.
  • Must We Really Kill Endangered Rhinos and Elephants to Save Them?

    Must We Really Kill Endangered Rhinos and Elephants to Save Them?
    Over the past quarter century, Ethiopia has lost 90 percent of its elephants.  Of its other large mammals, at least six species?the black rhinoceros, African wild ass, Ethiopian wolf, mountain nyala, Walia ibex, and Grevy?s zebra?are slinking toward oblivion. Could trophy hunting be one way to turn this grim decline around?  That is, could killing endangered animals help to save them? Let's ...
  • State-by-state glance from new report on New England plants

    State-by-state glance from new report on New England plants
    A state-by-state look at examples of rare and endangered plants, highlighted by the New England Wild Flower Society in a report being released on Thursday:
  • Two Endangered Black Rhinos Just Became Hunting Trophies, Thanks to the U.S. Government

    Two Endangered Black Rhinos Just Became Hunting Trophies, Thanks to the U.S. Government
    Big game hunter Corey Knowlton received permission from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to import as a trophy a critically endangered black rhino he plans to kill in Namibia. At an auction held last year by the Dallas Safari Club, Knowlton paid $350,000 for a permit issued by the Namibian government to hunt a black rhino. What moved the FWS to encourage the killing of black rhinos? The two ...
  • Endangered Species Chocolate broadens into 60 percent with Natural Bar Line

    Endangered Species Chocolate broadens into 60 percent with Natural Bar Line
    Endangered Species Chocolate , the top ranked chocolate manufacturer in the natural category and the first American-made chocolate brand made with fully traceable Fairtrade cocoa from West Africa, announced today three new 60 percent cocoa bars, including Dark Chocolate with Lemon Poppy Seed, Dark Chocolate with Blackberry Sage and Dark Chocolate with Cinnamon, Cayenne and Cherries.
 
 
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  • Tiger Loopholes Put People and Animals at Risk

    Tiger Loopholes Put People and Animals at Risk
    by Michael Markarian — Our thanks to Michael Markarian for permission to republish this post, which originally appeared on his blog Animals & Politics on March 20,2015. There is a crisis with captive tigers across the nation, and the Obama administration must do something about it. By some estimates there are more tigers living in […]
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    This week, Take Action Thursday urges action on new federal legislation and state efforts to end the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics in animal feed.
  • Cyclone Pam Update: Vanuatu Needs Your Help

    Cyclone Pam Update: Vanuatu Needs Your Help
    The young mother and her puppies pictured told a familiar story. With no food available she has been unable to feed her puppies, who were so hungry they tried to nurse off our team's fingers. We were able to feed the young family and give them a chance of survival in desperate times.
  • Humane Education and the Future of Compassion

    Humane Education and the Future of Compassion
    by Jennifer Molidor, ALDF staff writer — Our thanks to the Animal Legal Defense Fund for permission to republish this post, which originally appeared on the ALDF Blog on March 19, 2015. Humane education is one way the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the […]
  • It?s Meatout Day!

    It?s Meatout Day!
    Today, March 20, 2015, FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement) sponsors its annual Meatout. Meatout is the world’s largest and longest-running grassroots diet education campaign, established in 1985 by FARM, a national nonprofit organization advocating the end of using animals for food. During Meatout, celebrated in all 50 states and several countries, thousands of people hold […]