11 Mar '18, 1pm

California Has a Chance to Make History By Ditching Cages for Farm Animals #care2

California Has a Chance to Make History By Ditching Cages for Farm Animals #care2

California could enact some of the toughest animal welfare standards in the country — banning the sale of all eggs, pork or veal from any animal that has spent its life in a cage . That’s the goal of animal rights activists in California who are busy gathering signatures in order to place this initiative on the November ballot. The measure, called the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals , was introduced last year by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). It seeks to ban any cages for hens, gestation crates for pigs and veal crates for calves, all of which are so tiny that the animals have barely any room to move. To get the measure on the state ballot requires 365,000 signatures; so far animal lovers are closing in on 200,000, with a May 1 deadline looming. California’s animal welfare laws are already strong: In 2008 voters approved Proposition 2 , which required hen...

Full article: https://www.care2.com/causes/california-has-a-chance-to-m...

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How to Turn Your Love for Animals Into a Full-T...

care2.com 12 Mar '18, 3am

Editor’s note: This Care2 favorite was originally posted on February 7, 2016. Enjoy! They say that when it comes to your c...

Feral Cattle Take Over a California National Monument #care2

Feral Cattle Take Over a California National Mo...

care2.com 10 Mar '18, 3pm

A new national monument opened just two years ago in Southern California, but already it’s being called by the ominous nam...

80 Dogs Who Were Rescued From a Dog Meat Farm Are About to Start New Lives #care2

80 Dogs Who Were Rescued From a Dog Meat Farm A...

care2.com 13 Mar '18, 12am

Animal advocates have been working tirelessly to raise awareness about the dog meat trade in South Korea and shut it down ...

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organicconsumers.org 10 Mar '18, 11pm

Web Note: Organic Agriculture prohibits the type of industrial agriculture feeding practices described below--one reason w...

#1 California (21,074 MW) California Solar Data:

#1 California (21,074 MW) California Solar Data:

seia.org 16 Mar '18, 2pm

California continues to be the leading solar market in the United States. A plethora of sunny days combined with supportiv...

Animal Cafe – Run Around & Play with Exotic Ani...

misstamchiak.com 13 Mar '18, 2pm

We recommend that you go up to the second level where most of the exotic animals are. Although the animals are kept in the...

Interesting history here.

Interesting history here.

treehugger.com 18 Mar '18, 12am

The photo on the Retronaut was captioned: Lady Florence Norman, a suffragette, on her motor-scooter in 1916, travelling to...

Thailand's stray dogs given new chance at life ...

channelnewsasia.com 09 Mar '18, 10pm

PHUKET, Thailand: New Star had probably never been in so much pain than when an elastic band was tied around his snout. It...

Seven species that are always ready for #StPatricksDay

Seven species that are always ready for #StPatr...

worldwildlife.org 17 Mar '18, 2pm

The green turtle is one of the largest sea turtles and the only herbivore among the different species. Green turtles are n...

California focused study shows green certified ...

builditgreen.org 14 Mar '18, 12pm

Build It Green’s appraiser-driven study, the first of its kind in California, highlights price premium of green homes—and ...

ConSIGNED to history

cabbieblog.com 09 Mar '18, 1pm

Sixty-years-ago on 5th December 1958 Britain’s first motorway was opened, at just over 8 miles long it was hardly going to...