Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: animals

IUCN reports 44,000 species threatened with extinction on Earth

These species threatened with extinction were added to the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species and makes up 28 percent of the 157,190 species listed.

Animal rights activists accuse Direct Action Everywhere of misconduct, retaliation, and...

Activists say core members of Direct Action Everywhere’s leadership team fostered a cultish environment at the California animal rights nonprofit.

There’s no such thing as ‘humane slaughter’ of livestock—federal records prove...

We know that “humane slaughter” is an oxymoron.

5 ways climate change will affect plants and animals

Warming temperatures, stronger storms and rising seas present a cascade of challenges that researchers are racing to understand.

Why we should change how we talk about nonhuman animals

We wouldn’t say “it” or “that” when referring to humans, so why would we for other sentient individuals?

Marine life is fleeing the equator to cooler waters—this could trigger...

We now have evidence that climate change is impacting the best-known and strongest global pattern in ecology.

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.

How deforestation helps deadly viruses jump from animals to humans

Given the evidence, it is clear humans need to balance the production of food, forest commodities and other goods with the protection of tropical forests.

Bridging the food-or-energy gap

“This dual use of the land adds a layer of efficiency that wouldn’t be there. You start seeing layer after layer of benefit, benefit, benefit."

You’re not so different from an octopus: Rethinking our relationship to...

Animal whisperer, Sy Montgomery, argues that we share greater similarities than differences with our fellow animals, and that fact should make us re-examine our relationships with them.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.