DawnWatch: NY Times questions research on mice 2/12/13
The Tuesday, February 12, New York Times includes an article that tells us what folks like Dr Ray Greek at "Americans for Medical Advancement" (http://CureDisease.com) and Dr Neal Barnard at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (http://PCRM.or...
DawnWatch: ABC News report on "Ag Gag" laws blocking cruelty investigations 2/5/13
Brian Ross and "The Blotter" ABC Investigative New Team have given some terrific coverage to a troubling phenomenon: the rash of state "ag-gag" laws cropping up across the country.
The ABC report explains that shocking video showing abuses of animals and...
Dawnwatch: NY Times on Sanctuary, Whale Starvation and poor US health 1/10-1/11/13
The New York Times has published a few articles of interest to animal folks in the last couple of days: A lovely piece on a not-so-crazy cat lady who runs a sanctuary, an op-ed piece on the effect of over-fishing on whale populations (robbing the whales o...
DawnWatch: CNN on shark finning and Vegan Special on the Cooking Channel 1/5-1/6/2013
We have sad news but great coverage from CNN on the shark-finning industry. Then there's all round good news from the Cooking Channel: A vegan special this weekend!
First, on CNN's The Situation Room, Brian Todd reports, "These images give you the most st...
DawnWatch: NPR on veganism! And Bittman on "on food problem" 12/28 -- 1/113
As we return from our holidays I have the pleasure of sharing National Public Radio's holiday gift to us all, a two part segment that aired on December 27 and 28 on NPR's "Morning Edition"-- all about the joys of veganism.
The first interview is with au...
DawnWatch: LA elephant ban proposal in NY Times 12/26/12
The December 26th New York Times has a holiday gift for us all with the headline, "Los Angeles Weighs Banning Elephant Shows."
The article, by Ian Lovett, tells us:
"Los Angeles is poised to ban elephants from performing in circuses within its city limits...
Dawnwatch correction: NY Times says, "Racetrack drugs put Europe off US Horse Meat" 12/9/12
(Note: I have resent this as the original DawnWatch did not include a link to the full NY Times article, which is at http://tinyurl.com/cr2aevt . Sorry!)
The Sunday, December 9, New York Times i...
Dawnwatch: NY Times says, "Racetrack drugs put Europe off US Horse Meat" 12/9/12
The Sunday, December 9, New York Times included a report, by Joe Drape, titled, "Racetrack Drugs Put Europe Off U.S. Horse Meat."
It opens with:
"For decades, American horses, many of them retired or damaged racehorses, have been shipped to Canada and ...
DawnWatch: Happy annual turkey rescue -- also Butterball abuse 11/21/12
I haven't been DawnWatching lately as I have been up to my elbows in beautiful turkeys --- bathing, blow-drying, generally loving. This year's rescues, who a kind soul intercepted on the way to slaughter, are named Rosie and Martha. I named Rosie a...
DawnWatch: State guns down wolf pack at rancher's request. King 5 report 9/29/12
Today I must share with you depressing events from last week, which we should be thankful to King 5, the NBC affiliate in Seattle, for bringing to our attention.
Gary Chittim reports on a pack of wolves killed by the Department of Fish and Wildlife. He t...
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