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Local Farmers Cheer as Livestock ID System is Killednew

A provision requiring the mandatory registration, identification and tracking of all livestock in the U.S. was removed from the massive farm bill passed by the House of Representatives July 27.
C-Ville Weekly  |  David Moltz  |  08-08-2007  |  Animal Issues

Honeybees Are Dying by the Million, but Why?new

The mysterious disappearances have prompted entomologists from Pennsylvania to California to scour empty beehives and dissect the survivors in hopes of finding a culprit -- but so far, no dice.
Riverfront Times  |  Malcolm Gay  |  07-27-2007  |  Animal Issues

The Shady Bunchnew

Seedy dealers may be cruising for pets online.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tim Vanderpool  |  07-25-2007  |  Animal Issues

Animal Apathynew

Is the system turning a blind eye to reptile trafficking?
Tucson Weekly  |  Tim Vanderpool  |  07-22-2007  |  Animal Issues

Humane Husbandrynew

Researchers in UBC's animal-welfare program tackle hard questions -- like how much pain animals really feel.
The Georgia Straight  |  Roberta Staley  |  07-06-2007  |  Animal Issues

Dog Daynew

Animal activists chain off at motorcycle dealership.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Cherie Heiberg  |  07-06-2007  |  Animal Issues

If We Want More Organic Meat

We're going to need more places to slaughter organic livestock.
Chicago Reader  |  Nicholas Day  |  07-02-2007  |  Animal Issues

On Becoming an Urban Chicken Farmernew

A little yard space and some determination are all you need to rule your roost.
East Bay Express  |  Emma Pollin  |  06-20-2007  |  Animal Issues

Coyote Uglynew

As the stealthy predators grow in number, private hunting clubs help fuel a controversial industry.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Jonah Owen Lamb  |  06-16-2007  |  Animal Issues

How Now, Mad Cow?new

Beef eaters beware -- safety may be sent packing.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Courtney Haden  |  06-11-2007  |  Animal Issues

The SPCA's Pet Projectsnew

Can San Francisco's Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals overcome recent setbacks and regain its position as a leader in the national no-kill movement?
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  G.W. Schulz  |  06-06-2007  |  Animal Issues

Invasion of the Bay Snatchersnew

Scientists battle aquatic invaders that quash biodiversity and threaten California's coffers.
East Bay Express  |  Eric Simons  |  06-06-2007  |  Animal Issues

Animal Rights Activist Gets Sued, Shynew

Maybe Nicolas Atwood is so bashful now because he can't control his most recent media exposure: The New York Stock Exchange is suing him.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Kelly Cramer  |  06-05-2007  |  Animal Issues

For the Birdsnew

Meet some undocumented immigrants that aren't illegal.
Dallas Observer  |  Glenna Whitley  |  06-04-2007  |  Animal Issues

The Fishing Industry's Whale of a Dilemmanew

The minimum measures needed to prevent ecocide in the oceans would cause major short-term disruption and throw millions out of work, so they probably won't be taken.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  06-04-2007  |  Animal Issues

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