At The Wilderness Society, we want to make sure DRECP decision-makers value the California Desert as we and our members and supporters do, while we continue to support a national transition to renewable energy. California's deserts hold unique and...
The biggest threat to the rainforest right now: palm oil plantations are clear-cutting the rainforest so they can expand. And the world's largest global snack food company could help end that with one piece of paper.
Students at a South Carolina public university are snapping up tickets to the musical "Fun Home" after state lawmakers approved a proposed cut in school funding over the critically acclaimed lesbian memoir on which the musical is based.
From pastel mountains and wildflower-filled valleys, California's desert is a vignette of the American West, unique in the world. It is alive with a dazzling variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and plants, many of them endangered. It is also a place ...
Workers violently kicking, punching, and throwing baby animals
o Calves crammed into feces-covered wooden boxes barely larger than their own bodies, often chained by the neck, unable to even turn around or lie down comfortably for their entire lives
Killer whale captivity is one of today's most controversial topics of conversation. Many organizations, including SeaWorld, capture killer whales and other marine mammals for the purpose of entertainment.
A recent video taken at one of Maple Leaf's poultry hatcheries shows staff members engaging in blatant acts of animal cruelty and disregard for animal protection laws. Employees are seen carelessly handling hatchling chicks, resulting in unnecessary
A recent issue of Vogue Italia took the theme of domestic violence, used it to inspire a photo shoot in which terrified-looking models are pursued by a man with a knife.Photos are gratuitously violent, do nothing to help in the fight against women's abuse
A local chapter of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan launched a neighborhood watch in the area of Ridge Road in Fairview Township in response to a recent rash of break-ins, said Frank Ancona, the organization's imperial wizard.
Talented Ukrainian nature photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko has an eye for taking photos that bring small natural worlds up to our level, showing us how the world might look if we could see it through the eyes of an ant, snail or lizard....
"Abby Martin reports on the growing number of murders of environmental activist worldwide by corporate and government entities, citing the 908 deaths reported in countries from Brazil to the Philippines."
As if being forced to a life in captivity isn't enough to bear, there is even more evidence showing the mistreatment of orcas at SeaWorld. According to recent documents released in a lawsuit against the company, trainers have been giving the orcas
Over 140 species of birds in Lebanon - some extremely endangered - are being killed in huge numbers. Lebanese poachers encroach on some of the primary routes for millions of migrating European birds; songbirds, storks, eagles, and other birds of prey
Melissa, we are tired of your countless hunting adventures in South Africa!
Stop this and lay your hands off our beloved animals!
How would you like being ran in the woods with a shotgun?
We demand that Melissa is not allowed to enter Africa!!
Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled against SeaWorld's appeal against U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA,) thereby keeping trainers out of the waters when killer whales are present. With the death of a trainer four years ago
Orchids are among the most beautiful, fragrant flowering plants in the world, and they once flourished throughout South Florida's woodlands. Decades of logging and exploitation, however, have brought this area's native orchid population to the brink.
For the fourth time in 2 years, developers of the Adena Springs Ranch project near Silver Springs in Ocala have reduced their water allocation request. But don't be fooled by this seemingly good news, this new proposal includes splitting the project ...
The United States government took a major step forward at the beginning of April in the global fight against illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing. The US signed an agreement to a set of minimum standards for what every port state must do to ....
A drastic measure has been proposed to save the fish population in our oceans and it is closing off access to international waters. This plan is meant to help the fish population reproduce -- something that isn't happening with our current fishing rates.
"For large numbers of fishermen and coastal residents living in the four-state impact zone of BP's oil spill, the disaster has never ended. Four years on, they, along with marine life and the broader ecosystem, continue to show clear signs of the..."