Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2012«

‘Sea Shepherd Society offers $10,000 reward to help find person shooting Puget Sound sea lions’

January 31, 2012

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Today (31st January), an item was posted on the web-site of The Washington Post titled ‘Sea Shepherd Society offers $10,000 reward to help find person shooting Puget Sound sea lions’. ‘… SEATTLE — Federal authorities aren’t sure yet who shot several sea lions in the Puget Sound region in recent weeks, but a conservation group […]

‘Terry Pratchett warns Britain’s hedgehogs and sparrows are dying out’

January 31, 2012

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Today (31st January), an item was posted on telegraph.co.uk titled ‘Terry Pratchett warns Britain’s hedgehogs and sparrows are dying out’. ‘… Sir Terry Pratchett, the author, has warned that Britain’s hedgehogs and sparrows are in danger of dying out after being “orphaned by traffic, hurt by pollution and forced out of their natural habitat” – […]

‘DAPPY JOINS MAY’S BADGER CAMPAIGN’

January 31, 2012

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Today (31st January), a short news item was posted on express.co.uk titled ‘DAPPY JOINS MAY’S BADGER CAMPAIGN’. ‘… DAPPY has joined BRIAN MAY’s crusade to save the badger population from a planned cull. The N-Dubz frontman struck up an unlikely friendship with the Queen rocker after they collaborated on a track entitled Rockstar, and now […]

‘NFU to challenge Queen legend Brian May over badger cull claims’

January 31, 2012

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Today (31st January), a news item was posted on the Farmers Weekly web-site titled ‘NFU to challenge Queen legend Brian May over badger cull claims’. ‘… The NFU is to complain about the validity of claims about the control of bovine TB made by rock star Brian May during a TV interview.   Speaking on ITV’s The […]

new vegalicious recipe: ‘Walnut radicchio risotto with smoked tofu pieces’

January 31, 2012

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Today (31st January), a fab. new vegan recipe was posted on the vegalicious web-site titled ‘Walnut radicchio risotto with smoked tofu pieces’. ‘… This recipe makes a very nice winter meal. Radicchio is one of the vegetables we can get fresh over the winter. We really enjoyed this meal and hope you will also …’ […]

‘Making the most of our activism: an interview with Animal Impact author Caryn Ginsberg’

January 31, 2012

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Today (31st January), an item was posted on the One Green Planet web-site titled ‘Making the most of our activism: an interview with Animal Impact author Caryn Ginsberg’. ‘… Think of the big-name organizations in the animal protection movement — HSUS, ASPCA, Farm Sanctuary, RedRover — and you’ll find Caryn Ginsberg’s fingerprints all over their […]

EU: ‘Guidelines for risk assessment of animal welfare’

January 31, 2012

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Today (31st  January), an item was posted on thepigsite.com titled ‘Guidelines for risk assessment of animal welfare’. ‘… EU – The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published pioneering guidelines laying out, for the first time, a standardised methodology for the risk assessment of animal welfare. The methodology, which follows a step-by-step approach, is designed […]

‘Campaigners “dismayed” at new EU animal welfare plans’

January 30, 2012

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Today (30th January), an item was posted on theparliament.com web-site titled ‘Campaigners “dismayed” at new EU animal welfare plans’. ‘… The charity World Horse Welfare has warned that the commission’s recently-announced animal welfare strategy gives “horses short shrift”. It says the commission’s long-awaited strategy released earlier this month does not address the key issues impacting […]

‘BUAV reveals new airline involved in the shipment of monkeys for research’

January 30, 2012

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Today (30th January), the British Union of Anti-Vivisectionists (BUAV) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘BUAV reveals new airline involved in the shipment of monkeys for research’. ‘…  The BUAV has uncovered a new airline involved in the transportation of primates for research. Last year, Brazil’s and Latin America’s largest airline, TAM Linhas […]

‘Wildlife charity to fund police unit tackling animal trafficking’

January 30, 2012

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Today (30th January), a short news item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Wildlife charity to fund police unit tackling animal trafficking’. ‘… World Society for the Protection of Animals to help Metropolitan police fight trade in illegal and exotic creatures – A specialist police unit that fights wildlife crime is joining forces with an animal […]

‘British zoos put on alert over rising threat of rhino rustlers’

January 30, 2012

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Today (30th January), a news item was posted on independent.co.uk titled ‘British zoos put on alert over rising threat of rhino rustlers’. ‘… Official security warning as animal’s horn fetches more than gold on black market – British zoos have been warned their rhinos may be attacked by poachers because of the soaring value of […]

‘Meatless Monday: Bryant Terry — an Inspired Vegan brings it back to the table’

January 30, 2012

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Today (30th January), an item was posted on HUFFPOST GREEN titled ‘Meatless Monday: Bryant Terry — an Inspired Vegan brings it back to the table’, which includes a vegan recipe for tofu with peanuts roasted in chili oil. ‘… Bryant Terry, food justice activist, eco-chef and host of the web show Urban Organic, wants you […]

new vegan recipe by Isa Chandra: ‘Simple Italian sausages’

January 30, 2012

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Yesterday (29th January), Isa Chandra posted a fab. new vegan recipe on the post-punk kitchen web-site titled ‘Simple Italian sausages’. ‘… I realized I don’t have a super basic sausage recipe on the site and so here it is! The now classic, always magical, seitan and bean steamed-in-tinfoil sausage. Perfect for grilling, sauteeing or tossing […]

‘Pesticides blamed for bee decline’

January 29, 2012

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Today (29th January), an item was posted on independent.co.uk titled ‘Pesticides blamed for bee decline’. ‘… Compelling new evidence from the US government’s top bee expert that modern pesticides may be a major cause of collapsing bee populations led to calls yesterday for the chemicals to be banned. A study published in the current issue […]

‘Raising “vegan” babies is the new trend’

January 29, 2012

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Yesterday (28th January), an item was posted on the web-site of THE TIMES OF INDIA titled ‘Raising “vegan” babies is the new trend’. ‘… Call it ‘veganism with a vengeance’. Some women are going to the extent of raising ‘vegan babies’. We explore the trend. The sight of a glass of warm milk is met […]

‘Chimpanzees should not be treated as books in a library’

January 28, 2012

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Today (28th January), an item was posted in the ‘Animal emotions’ section of the US Psychology Today web-site titled ‘Chimpanzees should not be treated as books in a library’, written by Professor Marc Bekoff. ‘… The debate about whether or not to use chimpanzees in invasive biomedical research continues, with the chimpanzees making small gains […]

join the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend: 28th-29th January

January 28, 2012

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Today (28th January), an item was posted on independent.co.uk titled ‘Thrills and trills in your backyard’. ‘… This weekend, thousands of people will be taking part in the 33rd Big Garden Birdwatch. You could be one of them – …  The delight we take [in Britain] in our wild birds is astounding, and I’m not […]

12 vegan recipes on the ‘Hufffington Post’

January 28, 2012

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Yesterday (27th January), an item was posted on the Huffington Post titled ‘Our 12 favorite vegan recipes’. The recipes include tempeh with apricots and capers, miso-glazed tofu with pan-seared shiitakes and asparagus, green lentil curry, and grilled tofu steaks with piquillo salsa verde. ‘… Not eating meat doesn’t mean foods have to be boring and […]

WWF report: ‘Fishing’s global footprint’

January 28, 2012

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Yesterday (27th January), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Fishing’s global footprint’. ‘… I’m not sure whether logically you can have such a thing as a footprint in water… but if you can, then the footprints of human fishermen now cover much more of the world’s oceans than half a century […]

‘Government says “no” to massive dog vivisection breeding factory’

January 27, 2012

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Today (27th January), Animal Aid posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Government says “no” to massive dog vivisection breeding factory’. ‘… Plans for a massive expansion of an East Yorkshire facility that breeds dogs for animal research have been rejected by the government. The local authority had earlier turned down the proposal by […]