Author name: Melissa Elliott

Melissa Elliott is a freelance writer based in San Francisco. Her personal blog, TheUrbanHousewife.com, documents her culinary adventures from her kitchen to vegan food around the world. When she's not glued to her computer or on the road, she loves to spend time with her husband, Ryan, cats Beamish & Scurvy, and beloved chihuahua, Strummer.

Is An Endangered Tree Equal To An Endangered Animal?

The Whitebark Pine Tree may be the first widely dispersed tree to receive endangered species protection. Conservationists have filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stating the tree’s extinction could leave huge holes in some of the continent’s most spectacular landscapes and eliminate food sources for wildlife, including grizzly bears.

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California’s Prop 2 for Farm Animals Handed Landslide Victory

In a historic victory for the 20 million animals on California’s farms, Proposition 2 the “Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act” has passed by a landslide in last night’s election. The New York Times has reported 63.1% of California voters favored this proposition which ends the practice of confining certain animals raised for food in crates and cages so small they can barely move.

Victory for Prop 2

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