Coyote Killing Contest in Oregon Shut Down

Coyote Killing Contest in Oregon Shut Down

from Animal Legal Defense Fund

Photo: Exposing the Big Game

Photo: Exposing the Big Game

BEND, Oregon – Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), along with co-plaintiffs Project Coyote and an individual Oregon resident, settled a lawsuit against Duane Freilino, organizer of the annual JMK Coyote Hunting Contest in Crane, Harney County, Oregon. Freilino’s killing contest, held annually for eight…

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Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says

Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says

by Michael McAuliff / Huffington Post

Researchers with Genetically Modified CornWASHINGTON — It’s pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they’ve called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignorant to be given a piece of information, but that was a key conclusion of a session of the House Agriculture Committee this week.

The issue was genetically modified organisms, or GMOs as they’re often known in the…

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Two Further Arrests for FAI/ELF Actions in Avon & Somerset, UK

Two Further Arrests for FAI/ELF Actions in Avon & Somerset, UK

from 325

Bad-TVThe corporate press of the British regime are spewing police press releases claiming that they have arrested two young men for actions carried out by cells of the Informal Anarchist Federation / Earth Liberation Front. None of the young men have been reportedly charged yet and details are kept to what the police are willing to reveal. The police are not willing to publicise further…

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Giant Anteaters Kill Two Hunters in Brazil

Giant Anteaters Kill Two Hunters in Brazil

by Kerry Sheridan / Yahoo! News

A picture taken May 18, 2009 shows giant anteaters at the Israeli zoo of Ramat Gan, near Tel Aviv (AFP Photo/Jonathan Nackstrand)

A picture taken May 18, 2009 shows giant anteaters at the Israeli zoo of Ramat Gan, near Tel Aviv (AFP Photo/Jonathan Nackstrand)

Washington (AFP) – Giant anteaters in Brazil have killed two hunters in separate incidents, raising concerns about the animals’ loss of habitat and the growing risk of dangerous encounters with people, researchers said.

The long-nosed,…

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More Vandalism in Austsralia Blamed on Anti-Kangaroo Cull Activists

from Bite Back The ACT Government is again blaming animal activists opposed to the government’s cull of kangaroos for vandalism at a maintenance depot in Holder (Canberra).

More Vandalism in Austsralia Blamed on Anti-Kangaroo Cull Activists

from Bite Back The ACT Government is again blaming animal activists opposed to the government’s cull of kangaroos for vandalism at a maintenance depot in Holder (Canberra).

‘Violent Attacks’ Caused Uncontacted Indians to Emerge

‘Violent Attacks’ Caused Uncontacted Indians to Emerge

Seven uncontacted Indians made contact with a settled Ashaninka community near the Brazil-Peru border in June. Authorities have treated them after an outbreak of flu. © FUNAI

Seven uncontacted Indians made contact with a settled Ashaninka community near the Brazil-Peru border in June. Authorities have treated them after an outbreak of flu. © FUNAI

from Survival International

Highly vulnerable uncontacted Indians who recently emerged in the Brazil-Peru border region have said that they were fleeing violent attacks in Peru.

FUNAI, Brazil’s Indian Affairs Department, has…

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Oil Train Derailment Under Busy Seattle Bridge Highlights Safety Concerns

Oil Train Derailment Under Busy Seattle Bridge Highlights Safety Concerns

Derailed oil tanker cars beneath Seattle's Magnolia Bridge on Thursday, July 24, 2014. courtesy Dana Robinson Slote Seattle City Council

Derailed oil tanker cars beneath Seattle’s Magnolia Bridge on Thursday, July 24, 2014. courtesy Dana Robinson Slote Seattle City Council

by Bellamy Pailthorp / KLPU

Three tanker cars derailed at a Seattle rail yard early Thursday while carrying oil from North Dakota to a refinery in Anacortes.

No one was hurt and none of the oil spilled, according to Burlington Northern Santa Fe. But the incident…

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Peru Passes a Packet of Neoliberal Reforms, Erodes Environmental Protections and Labor Rights

Peru Passes a Packet of Neoliberal Reforms, Erodes Environmental Protections and Labor Rights

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by Lynda Sullivan / Upside Down World

The Peruvian Congress approved a packet of laws on July 3 which critics say subjects the country to neoliberal reforms that threaten to undermine environmental and labor protections and is a gift to the extractive industry.

The Minister of Economy and Finance Luis Miguel Castilla first presented to Congress on this packet of laws on June 25 in order for them…

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Kevin Moved to Danville

Kevin Moved to Danville

KEVIN TRANSFERRED TO DANVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER Danville-200x200

from Support Kevin and Tyler

Earlier this week, we posted an update on Kevin’s status and what we all expected to be the next steps of his ongoing incarceration in light of the recent AETA indictment. Some things have changed…

The Good News

Kevin got back his property, so he has his books, coffee, and some commissary items leftover from Vandalia.…

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MI-CATS Mark 4th Anniversary of Kalamazoo Spill

MI-CATS Mark 4th Anniversary of Kalamazoo Spill

140724_MctsRally-253-1024x682Rally and Action Mark Fourth Anniversary of Kalamazoo Tar Sands Oil Spill, Two Arrested

from Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands

Community members gather at an Enbridge staging ground to mourn the largest inland oil spill in U.S. history as well as the expansion of this same pipeline despite an unfinished cleanup

Leonard, Mich. — Thursday afternoon, the Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands (MI…

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