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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
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    This week?s Take Action Thursday urges action to encourage Coca-Cola to strengthen its animal welfare policy and end sponsorship of all rodeos.
  • The Looming Fight on States? Rights and Animal Welfare

    The Looming Fight on States? Rights and Animal Welfare
    A leaked memo of talking points prepared for Donald Trump's agricultural advisory committee is a window into the possible agriculture policies of the incoming Trump administration.
  • Can Your Diet Help Keep Climate Change at Bay?

    Can Your Diet Help Keep Climate Change at Bay?
    Every single one of us has an opportunity to take climate action, and it comes up about three times a day. (No, I?m not talking about social media, although that might be true!) I?m talking about the food we choose to eat. Our diet can have a profound impact on climate?for better or for worse.
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    This week?s Take Action Thursday updates readers on the retirement of chimpanzees from research and urges your support to help make their retirement a reality.
  • Election 2016 Wrap-Up: What Does This Mean for Animals?

    Election 2016 Wrap-Up: What Does This Mean for Animals?
    Many animal protection supporters were elected or reelected to Congress and state legislatures, and animal advocates had big wins with lopsided margins on key ballot measures in red states and blue states.