API’s letter of intent to sue Maine government officials for violating the Endangered Species Act by allowing indiscriminate traps in areas where Canada lynx, bald eagles, and gray wolves live is causing a stir.
Bangor Daily News
This report covers the issues facing the state and federal agencies who oversee the ownership of dangerous exotic animals in California. As API’s recent investigation revealed this is a nationwide issue critical to the welfare and safety of such animals and the people who come into contact with them.
This consumer report covers the issues with cruelty-free labels on cosmetics and features Michelle Thew, CEO of API. If you want to know if your cosmetics and personal care products truly are not tested on animals, visit www.compassionateconsumer.org.
KPIX, CBS 5, San Francisco
U.S. taxpayers have long complained about footing the bill for killing predatory wildlife for the benefit of livestock ranchers. Results from a new study assert it’s not predators impacting falling livestock numbers, it’s market demand.
National Geographic News
A new UN report says humans “are currently responsible for the sixth major extinction event in the history of earth, and the greatest since the dinosaurs disappeared, 65 million years ago.” Report demands changes by 2010 to stop the growing extinction rate of plants and animals.
Animal activists and many scientists say it's bad science to apply the results of tests on one species to another species. A mouse is not a dog is not a cat is not a human. Now, six men in England are hospitalized due to false results from drug tested on rats.
WESH Orlando, NBC
CBS 2/KCAL Los Angeles
KGO San Francisco, ABC
Lincoln Journal Star
Scott Bauer - The Associated Press
Data collected from wild elephant herds may shed light on the evolution of human female sociality.