Boston Bans the Sale of Cats, Dogs, and Rabbits From Pet Stores

Last year, a huge roar of praise was noticed around the net when the state of Arizona ruled that all dogs sold must come from shelters.

Now, the city of Boston is following its lead by making it illegal for dogs, cats, and rabbits from commercial breeders to be sold at both pet stores and public grounds, including parking lots and outdoor markets.

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EU Glyphosate Rebellion Gathers Strength as Health Commissioner Shocks Pesticide Industry

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Countries across the European Union have now joined the Great Glyphosate Rebellion that was started late last week by France, Sweden and the Netherlands.

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One Mom Is on a Quest to Bring Organic Products to Babies of Color

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The Brown Crayon Project is designed for ‘hair with character and skin with soul.’
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Samuel L. Jackson and Stephen Colbert Team Up to Fund America’s Classrooms

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The actor and the talk show host want the public to back projects on the education crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org.

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21 Kids Take on the Feds and Big Oil in Historic Climate Lawsuit

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[Editor’s note: Twenty-one youth plaintiffs, as well as climate scientist Dr. James Hansen as guardian for future generations, is suing the federal government to cease conduct that promotes fossil fuel extraction and consumption, and instead develop and implement an actual science-based climate recovery plan. The complaint argues the youth have a fundamental constitutional right to be free from the government’s destruction of their Earth’s atmosphere. Yesterday’s court appearance was scheduled for the judge to hear oral arguments from the U.S. government and the fossil fuel industry on their motions to dismiss the landmark constitutional climate change lawsuit.]

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Auction Ends with No Bids as Protesters Disrupt Fossil Fuel Lease Sale

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Protesters marched from the landmark Reno arch to the casino, holding banners and signs that read "Stand up to big oil" and "Keep it in the ground."

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Tilikum, SeaWorld's Notorious Killer Whale, Is Near Death

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The 35-year-old orca, taken from his mother at the age of two, killed three people during his years of captivity, galvanizing animal activists against the company.
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Meatless Companies Band Together to Counter the Big Food Lobby

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The Plant Based Foods Association is the first trade group to represent the growing sector.
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Using Courts To Build The Movement

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The courts are a tool usually used by the status quo to protect their interests.

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Oregon Passes Historic Bill to Phase Out Coal and Double Down on Renewables

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Oregon just became the first state to pass legislation to get off of coal and double down on renewable energy instead. The Oregon Legislature voted Wednesday to eliminate coal generation from the state’s future and committed its largest utilities to supply at least half of their electricity from renewable resources by 2040.

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