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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 support for limits on the use of traps to take wildlife.
  • Rethinking Zoos: Are They Fun For Everyone?

    Rethinking Zoos: Are They Fun For Everyone?
    At their core, zoos normalize the notion of keeping a collection of wild animals in cages for our viewing pleasure. Zoo animals are ultimately commodities that are bought, sold, and displayed ... for us.
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    This week?s Take Action Thursday advocates for ending the slaughter of dogs, cats, and horses for the purpose of human consumption.
  • Saving Coral Reefs From Death by Fossil Fuels

    Saving Coral Reefs From Death by Fossil Fuels
    Around the world, coral reefs are flashing warning signs telling us that climate change is happening now and with frightening effects. Climate change is driven by greenhouse gas pollution, the largest source of which is burning fossil fuels.
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    This week?s Take Action Thursday urges support for the creation of a new federal law tackling animal cruelty and a ban on the purchase of random source dogs and cats for research.