Saturday, July 4, 2020

Tag: animal rights

The federal government shouldn’t be trying to salvage our broken food...

Congress is considering an allocation for the mass killing of farmed animals.

Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial...

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

Big Ag lets hundreds of thousands of farm animals die in...

Farm animals have less legal protection than other confined animals, such as those living in laboratories or zoos.

Encourage Congress to ban factory farms

It is time we fight back and support animal welfare, our environment, and what we put on our dinner plates!

Federal Judge: Pipelines must not cross streams without considering endangered species

“Today’s ruling makes clear that climate-busting pipelines like Keystone XL cannot be built until the federal government does its job and properly analyzes these projects’ devastating effects on their surrounding communities and wildlife.”

Wildfires can reduce biodiversity—can biodiversity be used to reduce wildfires?

A biodiversity experiment in Australia showed animal species can help reduce flammable leaf litter by 24 percent.

Factory farms create the perfect conditions to spread viral infections like...

An alarming 75 percent of new or emerging diseases start in animals.

Unique female white giraffe and calf killed at hands of illegal...

"Its killing is a blow to tremendous steps taken by the community to conserve rare and unique species, and a wake-up call for continued support to conservation efforts.”

Export ban should make US re-examine captive life of wild-caught elephants

Days before an export ban took effect, 32 wild-caught elephants were flown out of Zimbabwe to China. The secrecy around the ongoing capture and trade of the nation’s wildlife exposes lack of accountability, transparency and a hint of arrogance by Zimbabwean authorities.

10 species climate change could push to extinction

Species are finding less food, more competition for limited resources, or inhospitable conditions to which they can’t adapt fast enough.

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Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Why America is the greatest country

I just know that everything is okay because I live in the greatest country. And America is the greatest country because everything is okay.

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.