On May 27th, 2010 a transatlantic coalition of environmental groups today joined an action at the UK High Court to defend Europe’s right to tackle carbon emissions from foreign aircraft that visit Europe.
The coalition, consisting of three US-based organisations, the Environmental Defense Fund, Earthjustice, and the Center for Biological Diversity, as well as WWF-UK,
Read More… Environmental Groups Defend European Efforts to Reduce Aircraft Emissions
Downers Grove, Ill.-based food and beverage manufacturer Sara Lee has joined the national movement away from using eggs from caged hens by beginning a new cage-free egg purchasing program, prompting praise from The Humane Society of the United States.
The leading international food and beverage company has committed that more than one million of
Read More… Sara Lee Hatches Cage-Free Egg Policy
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised President Obama’s announcement on MAy 27th, 2010 that extends the moratorium on permits to drill new deepwater wells for six more months, creates new standards to strengthen oversight of the drilling industry and enhance safety, and calls on the Senate to prioritize passing a climate and clean energy bill.
Read More… Obama’s New Standards to Strengthen Oil Industry Oversight Called “Good Down Payment”
The Guy Harvey Ultimate Shark Challenge wrapped up Sunday at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in Sarasota, Fla., with the presentation of a $10,000 grand prize check to team “Pole Dancer.”
The team’s anglers — Wayne Nichols and Zac Gerzeny — won the Challenge by collecting the most points for the types and sizes of the
Read More… Winners Declared in Guy Harvey Ultimate Shark Challenge
A significant step forward in the battle against climate change was made on May 27th, 2010 with agreement from around 50 nations for the rapid deployment of more than $4bn to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) – which is responsible for more CO2 than every motorized vehicle on the planet.
Read More… Major Step Forward in Global Efforts to Tackle Climate Change
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the sentencing of convicted New York horse-racing mogul Ernie Paragallo, who received a maximum sentence of two years in jail and a $33,000 fine.
Paragallo was convicted earlier this year on 33 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty for allowing his thoroughbred horses to become severely
Read More… The HSUS Applauds Animal Cruelty Sentence Given Convicted New York Horse-Racing Mogul