good news from Heifer This morning Heifer announced that it has received a $43 million grant, over 4 years, from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its successful work in East Africa! and it shows just how seriously Heifer’s model is being taken,… Read More »Good news from Heifer International!
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today, Mayor Gavin Newsom, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums announced a nine-step policy plan for transforming the Bay Area into the “Electric Vehicle (EV) Capital of the U.S. ” In conjunction with the news, Better Place… Read More »S.F. 2 go electric!
Historic Victory for Farm Animals! Prop 2 Passes in California Congratulations to animal protection advocates throughout the country for getting the word and the vote out for farm animals! In a historic victory, California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 2, a landmark measure that bans three… Read More »yay!
Last month, CREDO had a big victory on carbon regulation: On April 17, EPAformally declared carbon dioxide and five other heat-trapping gases to bepollutants that endanger public health and welfare, setting in motion aprocess that will lead to the regulation of the gases for the first timein the United… Read More »let’s move into infinite energy!
For Immediate Release, June 19, 2009 Contacts: Ellen Lutz, Cultural Survival, (617) 441-5400 x 16 Jacki Lopez, Center for Biological Diversity, (415) 436-9682 x 305 Panama‘s Ngöbe Indians Win Major Victory at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: Dam Construction Ordered Halted WASHINGTON— After two years of brutal government repression and destruction of… Read More »more good news in hard times
But the effort may get penned up in the Senate. The bill passed the House, 239-185, with Republican opponents arguing that it underscored wrongheaded Democratic priorities by focusing on animals instead of people at a time when the nation’s unemployment rate is approaching double digits.… Read More »Wild Horses temporarily SAVED
Department of Health officials in Hawaii were overruled by County of Hawaii directors supporting a resolution favoring First Amendment constitutional rights and vaccination exemptions for everyone demanding them. The nearly unanimous vote demonstrated the power of local community activists to rebuke “top down” policies advancing… Read More »People of Hawaii Pass Resolution Against Forced Vaccination
Distance doesn’t seem to matter. No matter how far they are from the Gulf, waiters and waitresses around the nation are getting the same grilling by diners. Is your seafood clean? After months of watching news coverage of tar balls washing up on beaches and… Read More »Diners grilling restaurants over seafood