Tag: Environment Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

The Border Wall: Disastrous for Wildlife

September 14, 2017
The federal government wants to replace the San Diego border wall with a staggering 30-foot wall, threatening the lives of animals living in habitats that transverse the U.S.-Mexico border.

Wildlife Services is a Taxpayer-Funded Killing Machine – We’ll See Them in Court

July 12, 2017
It’s time for Wildlife Services to either retire its program entirely or otherwise rely on science-based methods that take the well-being of animals and the environment into account.

Legally Brief: California Air Resources Board Commits to Regulate Methane Emissions by Dairy Industry

June 29, 2017
In a momentous and long overdue shift in policy, partly in response to the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s advocacy, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has formally committed to regulating the dairy industry’s greenhouse gas emissions.

New Mega Dairy is an Environmental Catastrophe for Oregon Residents

June 27, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, in conjunction with other local and national groups, challenged the state of Oregon’s approval of a water-pollution permit for Lost Valley Farm, a mega dairy.

Animal Rights 101, Continued

September 21, 2015
How can our lifestyle choices help children, animals, and ensure a better world for everyone?

ALDF Urges California to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Animal Agriculture

May 27, 2015
Legal advocates ask the Air Resources Board to regulate animal agriculture.

5 Reasons to Eat for the Planet This Earth Day, 2015

April 22, 2015
Here are five reasons all animal lovers should eat for the planet, starting today.

ALDF Petitions California to Regulate Greenhouse Emissions from Animal Agriculture

October 16, 2014
ALDF filed a formal rulemaking petition with the California Air Resources Board to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from animal agriculture, as it does for the energy and transportation sectors.

Joshua Horwitz – War of the Whales

July 1, 2014
When science author Joshua Horwitz first came across a lawsuit filed by an environmental lawyer against the U.S. Navy, he knew he had a found an untold story.

ALDF, Environmentalists Demand Public Records Regarding Poison Dump on Bay Area’s Farallon Islands

May 14, 2014
Animal group files freedom of information act request to investigate millions of taxpayer dollars spent on eradication of wildlife.

Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2014
Five reasons why animal lovers should care about Earth Day.

Building Bridges: Animals, the Environment, and Fighting Climate Change

April 10, 2014
Animal agriculture is harming our planet. The fact is, our industrial-scale consumption of animals is one of the leading contributors to climate change.

Environmentalism as a Form of Animal Rights

December 23, 2013
As the field of animal law grows, with more classes, books, cases on file and precedent, many wonder how animal law relates to the field of environmental law, which is similar in many ways.

Wolf Hunting: The Final Frontier

September 6, 2012

Last week, the federal government removed wolves from the Endangered Species list in the state of Wyoming. Without protection, wolves and pups in Wyoming will be hunted ferociously. September 30…

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