Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tag: animal rights

US air pollution regulation saved over 1.5 billion birds

“Our research shows that the benefits of environmental regulation have likely been underestimated.”

What we’ve lost: The species declared extinct in 2020

The causes of these extinctions range from diseases to invasive species to habitat loss, but most boil down to human behavior.

Almost 90% of the world’s animal species will lose some habitat...

With swift, ambitious and coordinated action, we can indeed provide a healthy and secure diet for the world’s population without further major loss of habitats.

Want to fight climate change? Start by protecting these endangered species

Giant forest elephants and blue whales play an enormous role in climate sequestration. Can putting a financial value on that role help conserve them—and us?

To help prevent the next ‘Tiger King’, House passes Big Cat...

A fine of up to $20,000 and a prison sentence of up to five years is waiting for those who violate the law.

UK proposes ban on live animal exports for slaughter

"Today marks a major step forward in delivering on our manifesto commitment to end live exports for slaughter."

Why the USDA is being sued—again

The USDA is facing lawsuits for shirking its responsibility to protect birds from animal welfare violations.

Tyson exploits consumers just like its animals and the workers who...

Vulnerable workers, abused animals and a rigged system are the foundation of an unethical, destructive business model.

The New Big 5: How wildlife photography can help save threatened...

Shooting animals with cameras, not guns, is one key path forward in wildlife conservation.

Exposure to common herbicide potentially harms endangered species

“Finally the EPA has been forced to acknowledge atrazine’s far-reaching harms.”

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Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.

Trump has removed the heart and soul of the Republican Party. The GOP is...

Most of them feel that the party cannot be reformed but that a new party must be created with new ideas, a new agenda, and new directions.
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Racist County Commissioner arrested for breaching US Capitol

"And I will embrace my Second Amendment, I will keep my right to bear arms, my vehicle is an extension of my home in regard to the constitution law, and I have a right to have those firearms in my car.”

Washington denies permits for massive fracked gas-to-methanol refinery

“Today’s science-based decision helps ensure Washington’s promise of a livable planet for generations to come.”

Biden expected to cancel Keystone XL pipeline on day one of presidency

“This decision to halt the Keystone XL pipeline on day one in office sets a precedent that all permitting decisions must pass a climate test and respect Indigenous rights.”