1. Activists occupied KFC on two continents last week. More from the Dogwood Alliance: “Colonel Sanders and various woodland creatures made appearances at over 150 KFC restaurants across the … [Read full article]
Tag: defenders of wildlife
URGENT: Yellowstone Bison Face Imminent Slaughter
Following up on the story I wrote last week on North America’s endangered bison, here’s a full repost of an email I just received from the Defenders of Wildlife. All … [Read full article]
Former Fish and Wildlife Service Director Disappointed with Obama, but Hopes to Create Change with Defenders of Wildlife
Jamie Rappaport Clark, the former Fish and Wildlife Service director who later this year takes over one of Washington’s most influential environmental advocacy groups, Defenders of Wildlife, pledged to “be … [Read full article]
Letter to Obama: Clean Air Act Must be Defended
The Clean Air Act is getting attacked by leading polluters and some members of Congress. Over a couple dozen scientific, environmental, and progressive organizations told Obama in a letter sent … [Read full article]
Green Gifts (Cyber Monday)
I may do a post on other types of gifts later on in the season, but on “Cyber Monday” I thought I’d go with this simple but nice gift idea. … [Read full article]
A Future for Wolves?
To many, including Native Americans, wolves are sacred animals symbolizing nature’s wild freedom… “The threat to wolves in Greater Yellowstone and the Northern Rockies is real — and it’s happening now.” ~ Defenders.org … [Read full article]
Oil Disasters on the Horizon if We Don’t Take Action Now?
In a quick response to the newest oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, some environmental organizations have reiterated what they’ve been saying for a long time, and have sent … [Read full article]
To Congress: Donate Your Oil Money to Gulf Restoration Efforts!
Great new petition telling members of Congress to donate their oil campaign money to Gulf restoration efforts. I’ve written about the massive amounts of money oil companies give to politicians, … [Read full article]
UPDATE: Defenders of Wildlife Looks to Halt Wolf Slaughter
While 58 wolves have already been killed since Saturday, there’s hope that Alaska’s Department of Fish & Game will not reach their enormous quota. Defenders of Wildlife has taken legal … [Read full article]
The Saga Continues: Ashley Judd Responds to Sarah Palin on Larry King [Video]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/_TB2nxydFLw&hl=en&fs=1] The debate over the aerial killing of wildlife in Alaska rages on with Ashley Judd and Defenders of Wildlife president Rodger Schlickeisen appearing on CNN’s Larry King Live last … [Read full article]
Coast Guard Agrees to be Crossing Guard for Endangered Whale Schools
Environment groups settled a lawsuit in federal court today with the US Coast Guard, which agreed to abide by the Endangered Species Act which requires that shipping lanes do not … [Read full article]