Coyote Killing Contest in Oregon Shut Down
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…
Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says
by Michael McAuliff / Huffington Post
WASHINGTON — 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…
Two Further Arrests for FAI/ELF Actions in Avon & Somerset, UK
The 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…
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)
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.
‘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
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…
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
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…
Peru Passes a Packet of Neoliberal Reforms, Erodes Environmental Protections and Labor Rights
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…
Kevin Moved to Danville
The Good News
Kevin got back his property, so he has his books, coffee, and some commissary items leftover from Vandalia.…
MI-CATS Mark 4th Anniversary of Kalamazoo Spill
Rally and Action Mark Fourth Anniversary of Kalamazoo Tar Sands Oil Spill, Two Arrested
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…