Foie gras is the liver swollen from a force-fed duck or goose. In many countries it is an expensive delicacy , but production is cruel and illegal. However, the European Commission took no action to stop this suffering.
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.