Tuesday, January 28, 2014

King Amendment Officially Rejected!

Great news! The Farm Bill Conference Committee just released its conference report containing the final version of the U.S. Farm Bill. We can thankfully relay that the dreaded King Amendment is nowhere to be found in any of the 949 pages that will be sent to the full House and Senate for a final vote.

Click here for the rest of the ALDF press release...

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Blood in the Sand: Killing a Turtle Advocate

Another thoughtful but extremely concerning article... this time from Outside Magazine... and about the illegal trade in sea turtle eggs. (Why can't we just leave everyone and everything alone?)  Again, courtesy of blog reader Bruce.

Friday, January 03, 2014

The illegal horn trade; it's not just for elephants anymore...

Sad but timely article on another increasingly hot illegal trade item in this Bloomberg Businessweek article...  thanks to blog reader Bruce for the heads-up on this.

Happy New Year!

Ok, a little late but better late than never, eh?