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Why We're Better for Beavers (and Why Does the Federal Government Kill 27,000 a Year?)

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 11.02.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

Why does the Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services' program spend taxpayers money to kill over 27,000 beavers every year?

Saving Money by Saving Wildlife

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

Cutting Wildlife Services' budget for the lethal control of carnivores is a win-win proposition for wildlife and the federal budget.

Federal Audit Finds Rampant Abuses of Show Horses; Agency Reform Promised

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

Horse show industry groups are certified by the USDA to hire, train and license inspectors who are responsible for examining horses at shows for illegal soring.That's right, industry self-regulation.

Mad Cow Disease Case Hidden For Weeks By Canadian and U.S. Agencies

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Nikki Zeichner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Produced by HuffPost's Citizen Reporting Team On February 25, 2010, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed a recent case of bovine spo...

Seeds of Life: Beta Vulgaris (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

This is the second installment of an ongoing series titled Seeds of Life. Frank Morton, an organic seed breeder from Philomath, Oregon, shares his concerns over the threat of contamination.