New Data Shows Rangelands Make Up Half the World’s Land Surface – and Present a Severely Underutilized Opportunity to Address the Climate and Biodiversity Crises

MAY 26, 2021, Washington, D.C. – For the first time, a new Atlas surveys global rangelands, finding that these ecosystems make up 54% of the world’s terrestrial surface. Despite their key role in storing carbon, maintaining biodiversity, and supporting…

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The federal government must protect gray wolves before it’s too late

We just filed a legal petition urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to immediately restore Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains. The wolves in this region are in grave danger due to new laws passed in Idaho and . . . 

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Horse-Whipping Jumper Fined, Suspended After PETA Complaint

In a move that puts all competitive riders on notice, the United States Equestrian Federation has issued Grand Prix jumper Kevin Lemke a four-month suspension and a $4,000 fine for excessive force after he viciously whipped a horse at California’s Desert International Horse Park. PETA called for a probe after video footage from a January… Read more »

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Texas A&M Admits to Violating PETA’s Rights, Ends Unconstitutional Ad Policy

Texas A&M University, represented by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, has ended the unconstitutional transit system advertising policy that PETA challenged with a free-speech lawsuit and acknowledged that the policy violated PETA’s rights, prompting the group to agree to the suit’s dismissal today. A copy of the group’s response to the school’s motion to dismiss… Read more »

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