Posts Tagged with "animal rights"

How Cargill is Saving Humanity… and the World

Thursday, August 30, 2012

1 Comment

How Cargill is Saving Humanity… and the World

If you made $5 billion clearing a community’s forest and community food garden, polluted and drained their rivers, but gave them a tree and a bucket of clean water in return, would you feel justified saying you’re building healthy communities, preserving rivers and reducing deforestation? Would you pat yourself on the back? Maybe not, but [...]

Continue reading...

The Future Of Endangered Orangutans Is In Your Hands

Monday, March 19, 2012

6 Comments

The Future Of Endangered Orangutans Is In Your Hands

There has been an overwhelming amount of attention paid recently to the plight of Indonesia’s most iconic species due to habitat loss. Last month the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) updated the status of Sumatran elephants to critically endangered on its Red List of Threatened Species, a category which Sumatran orangutans and rhinoceros’ [...]

Continue reading...

What Do Environmentalists And Animal Rights Activists Have In Common?

Thursday, July 28, 2011

2 Comments

What Do Environmentalists And Animal Rights Activists Have In Common?

What do the environmental and animal rights movements have in common? More than you might think, including a profound love of certain vegan products that mark an intersection of our work to create a more just and sustainable future for all of Earth’s inhabitants. This past weekend I had the pleasure of participating in a [...]

Continue reading...

Giving to RAN: Kitty Jones

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

0 Comments

Giving to RAN: Kitty Jones

Kyana Jones, also known as Kitty Jones, started a small cleaning business to raise funds for nonprofits, and chose RAN as one of the beneficiaries. After hearing about Kitty’s selfless efforts to raise support and awareness about protecting the environment and wildlife, I asked her if she would share her story with the RAN community [...]

Continue reading...

Environmental and Animal Rights Activist Returned to Prison for Facebooking

Friday, August 27, 2010

0 Comments

“When friends are outlawed, only outlaws will have friends.” –Mike Roselle Ummm, yeah. Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t watching. We knew it would happen sooner or later. The surveillance state is not only watching social media sites, the social media sites are the surveillance state. Long time environmental and animal rights activist [...]

Continue reading...

RAN gets warm welcome at Animal Rights 2007

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

1 Comment

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of representing RAN at the Animal Rights 2007 conference in Los Angeles. RAN was the only non-AR environmental organization represented at the conference, which is a real shame, because there’s so much overlap between our movements in terms of our goals, strategies, and the issues we deal with.

Continue reading...