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Finland Going After Animal Activists for Undercover Factory Farm Videos

Animal rights and environmental activists are increasingly being targeted by governments as terrorists (or “eco-terrorists”) as award-winning independent journalist and author Will Potter repeatedly shows. One of his recent posts on his site Green is the New Red was on animal activists in Finland being prosecuted for undercovering filming of factory farms. The story:

Ethical Regulations Proposed for Human-Animal Hybrids

A working group of the Medical Research Council’s National Institute for Medical Research in London has drawn up the first “regulatory framework” to guide the creation, use and treatment of animal-human hybrids, also known as chimeras. The framework is outlined in the group’s July 22 published document ‘Animals Containing Human Material’ and calls for the UK to take the lead in establishing safeguards for future chimera experiments.

Can Pigs Fly?

A survey released two weeks ago in conjunction with National Butchers’ Week suggests that many British consumers think that pigs can fly.