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18. August 2014

Photo: Leonardo DiCaprio, Other Celebs Vow for the Oceans at Oceana’s SeaChange Party

Leonardo DiCaprio speaks at SeaChange. (Photo: ©Oceana / Tom Vickers)   This past weekend, Oceana hosted the seventh-annual SeaChange Summer Party, a sold-out fundraiser event that raised $1.4 million for the oceans. Celebrities, ocean activists,...read more »

18. August 2014

New Report Touts Economic Benefits of Seafood Traceability

A fish market in Maryland. (Photo: Oceana / Jenn Hueting) A new report on the economic benefits of seafood traceability provides compelling evidence for adoption of the practice throughout the seafood industry. Written by...read more »

18. August 2014

Ocean News: New Minke Whale Foraging Patterns Discovered, Google Street View Takes on the Florida Keys, and More

Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) off the Chilean coast. (Photo: Oceana / Eduardo Sorensen) – Google’s Street View will soon be coming to underwater ecosystems off the U.S. Government scientists have been learning to use...read more »

18. August 2014
Source: Blog

Keeping elephants wild: choosing not to intervene in the natural cycle of life

Vicki Fishlock Tue, 08/19/2014 One of the females from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) social disruption study in Amboseli National Park in Kenya is missing.. read moreread more »

18. August 2014

Island Youth Climbs Tree in Protest of Visconsi Development

by Cecilia Garza / Bainbridge Island Review One Bainbridge resident who opposes the controversial shopping development to be built at High School Road and Highway 305 has taken to the trees. Bainbridge High School...read more »

18. August 2014

Treesit Launches on Bainbridge Island

from Earth First! Newswire Rising Tide Seattle reports that a treesit has launched on Bainbridge Island in the Pudget Sound to keep 830 trees from being cleared for a shopping complex. There was a...read more »

18. August 2014
Source: Blog

Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage

Sarah Davies Mon, 08/18/2014 Last Wednesday, an 18-month-old elephant calf, named “Ntubya” after the village in which she was rescued, safely arrived safely at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery. read moreread more »

18. August 2014

Sept. 12-15: Join Trans & Women Organizers on the Plateau

from Tar Sands Resist Where: The Book Cliffs of so-called Eastern Utah When: Sept. 12-15, 2014 RSVP by emailing tarsandsresist@riseup.net (this will help us coordinate carpooling, food, and allow us to give you directions...read more »

18. August 2014

Wolf Pups and the Return of Wild Wonder

One of wolf OR-7′s pups, born this summer in southwestern Oregon.by USFW by Matt Weiser / High Country News California’s fall from grace hit me in 2007, at around 9,000 feet in the Sierra...read more »

18. August 2014

Forest Service Proposes Biggest Daniel Boone Forest Timber Sale in Years

Tina Marie Johnson, coordinator for Kentucky Heartwood, looked out over the Beaver Creek Wilderness area Friday as her husband, Heartwood Director Jim Scheff, right, and board member Julian Campbell looked over a map of...read more »

18. August 2014

Bali Uprising: Plan to Convert Protected Area into Golf Courses, Mall Spurs Outrage

by Loren Bell / Mongabay In a reversal sparking outrage from locals, and concern from environmentalists, the Governor of Bali, Indonesia has given the green light to a controversial development project in Benoa Bay....read more »

18. August 2014

Why Is Environmental Defense Fund Spending $1 Million to Elect Republicans?

Shutterstock by Ben Adler / Grist As even a casual political observer knows, the era of the moderate Republican is over, especially in the House of Representatives. The Republican House has made a fetish...read more »