The Sacramento Mountains checkerspot butterfly is a rare species found in only one place in the world. With all of its population limited to a six-square-foot area in New Mexico, the slightest disruption of its environment can be deadly for the species.
Endangered species status has been returned to Great Lakes wolves by a federal judge. Their protected status was taken away in 2012 by the Fish and Wildlife Service, which claimed that populations had recovered enough to allow wolf hunting once again.
VIRUNGA IS THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF A GROUP OF BRAVE PEOPLE RISKING THEIR LIVES TO BUILD A BETTER FUTURE IN A PART OF AFRICA THE WORLD'S FORGOTTEN AND A GRIPPING EXPOSE OF THE REALITIES OF LIFE IN THE CONGO. Watch the movie and spread the word.
Alecia and Bounkham Phonesavanh never imagined their family would be at the center of a controversy over the militarization of police. But that's exactly where they found themselves when their toddler was seriously injured by a SWAT team, also leaving...
'the imagery is not only ignorant, it's a harsh reminder of a time of extreme oppression, and even genocide, for the nation's indigenous people.'
A time when Native Americans were FORCED to wear "Western clothing" instead of their traditional items.
On May 15, 2014, Mohammad Abu Daher, 16, was fatally shot in the back by an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank city of Beitunia. One hour earlier, Israeli forces shot and killed Nadeem Nawara, 17, in the same spot.
2014 was an unjust year to say the least. From corporations pursuing control of the Internet to cops getting away with murder, the last 12 months were certainly filled with oppression. But that doesn't mean people didn't fight back.