Posts Tagged ‘ animal rights ’

Netherlands Kills 300,000 Hens After Eggs Found Contaminated

Netherlands Kills 300,000 Hens After Eggs Found Contaminated

by Julie Cappiello / Mercy for Animals More than 17 countries across Europe and in Asia trashed millions of eggs after news broke that the eggs contained fipronil, an insecticide commonly used to kill fleas, lice, mites, and ticks. In the EU it has been banned for use on farms. Netherlands farmers have already...
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British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting (with Gaping Loophole)

British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting (with Gaping Loophole)

by Merrit Kennedy / NPR Grizzly bear cubs follow their mother in British Columbia, Canada, in 2014. The province has banned trophy hunting of grizzlies beginning at the end of November.Mick Thompson In a win for conservationists and environmental groups, British Columbia says it will no longer allow the trophy hunting of grizzly bears...
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UK: Over 100 Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt “Inglorious 12th” Grouse Hunt

UK: Over 100 Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt “Inglorious 12th” Grouse Hunt

from Hunt Saboteurs Association Over 100 hunt saboteurs from around the country descended on the moors of Yorkshire and the Peak District yesterday to disrupt the first day of the grouse shooting season. They first stopped a shoot on the Notorious Saddleworth Moor before moving South to the Fitzwilliam estate in the heart of...
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Texas: Border Patrol Agents Found Illegally Clearing Habitat in Butterfly Sanctuary to Make Way for Trump’s Wall

Texas: Border Patrol Agents Found Illegally Clearing Habitat in Butterfly Sanctuary to Make Way for Trump’s Wall

by Melissa del Bosque / Texas Observer Machinery used by workers to clear the area within the National Butterfly Center for a border wall. Marianna Treviño-Wright/National Butterfly Center On July 20, Jeffrey Glassberg discovered that the Trump administration planned to build a wall through the National Butterfly Center in South Texas — a 100-acre...
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GM Salmon Hits Shelves in Canada–but People May Not Know They’re Buying it

GM Salmon Hits Shelves in Canada–but People May Not Know They’re Buying it

by Ashifa Kassam / The Guardian Canadian supermarkets have become the first in the world to stock genetically modified fish, and about five tonnes of GM salmon have been sold in the country in recent months. The sales figure was revealed in the most recent earnings report of the US-based AquaBounty Technologies, whose hybrid...
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Animal Rights Activists Protest Against “Extreme Rodeo” in California

Animal Rights Activists Protest Against “Extreme Rodeo” in California

by Roxana Kopetman/ Orange County Register   The 9-year-old Ladera Ranch resident walks past protesters restricted to the “freedom of expression” zone outside of the Blue Gate Entrance. (Photo by Cindy Yamanaka, Orange County Register/SCNG) COSTA MESA — Mixing bulls, people and fire constitutes animal cruelty, not entertainment, argued a small group of animal...
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Slovakia to Pay Ladislav Kuc: Judgment by European Court of Human Rights

Slovakia to Pay Ladislav Kuc: Judgment by European Court of Human Rights

from Spectator Write to Ladislav: LADISLAV KUC, FLORIANSKA 18, KOSICE, 04142, SLOVAKIA Ladislav Kuc, who is considered to be the first Slovak terrorist, will receive compensation of several thousands of euros after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)   accepted his complaint against the length of and justification for his pre-trial...
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Washington State to Kill More Wolves to Protect Livestock

Washington State to Kill More Wolves to Protect Livestock

by Lynda V Mapes / The Seattle Times The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife intends to kill wolves in the Smackout Pack in Stevens County beginning this week to protect two ranchers’ cattle grazing on public land. The department’s intention is to kill members of the pack that has repeatedly preyed on...
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Tens of Thousands of Mink Liberated from Minnesota Fur Farm

Tens of Thousands of Mink Liberated from Minnesota Fur Farm

from Bite Back Between 30,000 and 40,000 mink were freed from their cages at Lang Farms (23588 County Road 34) in Eden Valley, Minnesota during the night of July 16-17. Fencing surrounding the fur farm was dismantled and every single cage opened! The farm is located next to wetlands and restored prairie (Dustoff WMA,...
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UK: Dove Valley Minkhounds Sent Home by Sabs

UK: Dove Valley Minkhounds Sent Home by Sabs

by Bristol Hunt Saboteurs T oday we ha d a mega Summer a way day with Severn Vale Hunt Saboteurs & Beds and Bucks sabs, trekking up to south Derbyshire to back up locals who had intel that the Dove Valley Mink Hounds would be hunting in the Sudbury area, along the river Dove....
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Italian Mink Farm’s Van Burned, UK Hunter’s Stuff Destroyed

Italian Mink Farm’s Van Burned, UK Hunter’s Stuff Destroyed

from Bite Back Activists returned once again to the mink farm in Rio San Martino (Scorzé) during the night of June 30-July 1. A window was broken on a company van and gasoline poured inside. The van was completely destroyed. It was at least the fifth incident at the farm in the past three...
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“Bull Fight Madrid” Hacked, Customer List Released

“Bull Fight Madrid” Hacked, Customer List Released

from Bite Back Hacktivists copied customer details dating back to 2007, but we have only uploaded information from 2017, 2016 and 2015: “Hot on the heals of hacking Teyci and their ticketstoros.com web site our campaign against bullfighting continues today with the complete owning of...
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