Lockdown at White House and Protest at BP: DC Heating Up

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BvMr5fiDDk&hl=en_US&fs=1&] In protest against Free Trade and the auctioning off of Indigenous lands in the Amazon, activist Q’orianka Kilcher and her mother, Saskia Kilcher chained themselves to the White House fence on Tuesday. Covered in black paint to represent the horrible environmental […]

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Timber Harvesting in Roadless Areas

Judges ruled against a lawsuit brought by Greenpeace and Cascadia Wildlands Project in May, effectively allowing four timber sales in the Tongass Roadless Area of Alaska. The struggle for the conservation of roadless areas has historically been very strong in the Tongass, […]

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Another Case of Factory Farm Cruelty Exposed!

From Compassion Over Killing: Compassion Over Killing (COK) is releasing an undercover video today that reveals shocking abuses inside Cal-Cruz Hatcheries, a chicken and duck hatchery in Santa Cruz, California. While employed at the facility for nearly a month in 2009, a […]

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Exclusive Interview with Farm Sanctuary

The EF! Newswire was able to conduct a brief interview with Gene Baur, President, and Susie Coston, National Shelter Director, of Farm Sanctuary. We talked about the mission of Farm Sanctuary, the case of Conklin Dairy Farm and about factory farms in […]

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A Reeling World Gasps for Breath

Through murky lens of what might turn out to be the most catastrophic oil spill ever, the world’s usual violence becomes intensified. How are we to deal with these times? Protests against BP are still ongoing after a difficult weekend Police were […]

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News from the GMO Front

Russian scientists have proven that Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are harmful to mammals in a recent announcement to kick off the Days of Defence against Environmental Hazards Using lab animals to prove that science is evil (oh! the humanity!), the scientists discovered […]

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