Rights of Nature

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals

US second in climate change causing emissions.  “In April, an agriculture ministry report said 63,700 animals died in 2018 because of deteriorating grazing conditions brought on by dry weather. Namibia’s cabinet announced this week that the government would sell about…

 

Vermont Passes Bill to Reduce Bee-Killing Pesticides

“Vermont beekeepers lost an average of 57 percent of their hives from 2017-2018, according to the Bee Informed Partnership. Vermont’s rate is even higher than the national average of 40 percent loss over the same time period. Vermont joins states…

 

Rose Foundation is hiring

Join the Rose Foundation! We’re looking for two dynamic people who care deeply about the environment and social justice to join our team. The positions play key but distinct roles in our communications, development, and grantmaking. Communications Associate The Communications…

 

Valley of the Moon Magazine: Shutting Down RoundUp

Sonoma County’s journalist Jonah Raskin, kudos Jonah! The toxic news doesn’t end there. According to Santa Rosa–based Sonoma County Conservation Action (SCCA), the county’s spraying practices have been in violation of the standards for health and well-being set by the…