Hunters for Hungry: good food, good will

Larry Woody, Outdoors Writer

During its first season in 1998, Hunters for the Hungry received only a few hundred pounds of venison. Last season’s donations totaled several thousand pounds.

Last year Tennessee’s Hunters for the Hungry program celebrated its 16th season with a million pounds of venison collected and distributed to the state’s needy.

Now another deer season is underway, and the program is starting on its second million …

Lebanon Democrat – Oct 8, 2014…


Chinese tuna firm admits companies have breached quotas for years

One of China’s largest tuna fishing companies has outraged environmental campaigners by revealing international efforts to combat overfishing are not working.

According to the draft prospective issued by the company, the Chinese fleet had for years breached international fisheries agreements, breaking quotas on catches of the “vulnerable” bigeye tuna in both the Pacific and Atlantic …

Undercurrent News – October 8, 2014, 5:10 pm

Chinese tuna firm admits companies have breached quotas for years


5 Insane Practices That Are STILL Happening That Harm Animals

by Kate Good

Here at One Green Planet, we love to celebrate wins for animals (… ). Whether it’s China’s decision to no longer require the use of animals (… ) for cosmetic testing, the rescue of an orphan elephant calf (… ), or legislation that bans the use of animals (… ) in circuses – we just love good news! As a Green Monster, we are sure you understand the epic feeling that comes with seeing these happy developments (… ) come to fruition. There are countless people (… ), just like you, across the world who work day in and day out to make these great wins (… ) happen for animals. When you look at all the positive action for animals (… ) that has occurred in the past year alone, you can see just how far we are coming. However, while this progress is incredible and awesome, it is important not to lose sight of the fact that we still have a long way to go …

One Green Planet – October 8, 2014

5 Insane Practices That Are STILL Happening That Harm Animals


PETA contacts schools in response to animal cruelty

by Michelle Nemmers

ALPENA CO — Animal cruelty is happening all around the world and after recent events in Alpena County an organization has decided to reach out to local schools.

In response to an incident that happened in the end of September that three youths reportedly poured kerosene on a cat, PETA’s humane education division contacted Alpena County educators to share the importance of teaching students to be kind to animals … – Oct 8, 2014 at 10:25 AM…


Former chinchilla rancher sues PETA

Vista woman, 90, says animal rights group unfairly painted her as an animal abuser

by Pam Kragen

VISTA — The elderly owner of a now-closed chinchilla ranch in Vista has filed a $2.5 million lawsuit against PETA and one of its donors, claiming the animal-rights group misrepresented itself and damaged her reputation by alleging she mistreated the animals in her care …

U-T San Diego – 5:24 p.m. Oct. 7, 2014…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (Oct 08, 2014)

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