PETA Uncorks the Bubbly as Saks Sacks Fur

New York, April 7 -- Below, please find a statement from PETA President Ingrid Newkirk in response to the announcement that Saks Fifth Avenue is going fur-free: After determined campaigning by PETA a... Read More

Joshua Tewksbury Named Director of Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Wahington, April 6 -- Joshua Tewksbury, the interim executive director and U.S. global hub director of Future Earth, has been named director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), effe... Read More

The New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers Announces 2021-2022 Fellows

Washington, April 5 -- The New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers has selected its 23rd class of Fellows: 15 talented academics, literary artists, and i... Read More

ICRC Calls for Durable Solution to Weapons Contamination in Syria

Damascus, April 4 -- Ten years of crisis in Syria has left an estimated 11.5 million people living with the risk of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW). With swathes of the country turned in... Read More

GODORT announces 2021 Award Winners

CHICAGO, April 2 -- The Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) of the American Library Association has announced the recipients of three awards. Susanne Caro, government information librarian, Mai... Read More

Central Minnesotans Tell Xcel, Were NO Fools!

ST CLOUD, April 1 -- Earlier today, community members from across Central Minnesota held a press conference demanding that Xcel Energy commit to 100% clean, renewable energy, to express opposition to ... Read More

Mayo Clinic and ASU MedTech Accelerator boosts health startups

TEMPE, March 30 -- Few things have better illustrated the need for innovative medical technologies than the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mayo Clinic and ASU MedTech Accelerator, a flagship program of the Ma... Read More

Lamont Administration Continues Permitting More Dirty Power, Publicly Touts Clean Energy

Middletown, March 29 -- Environment, clean energy and community activists submitted comments on Friday to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) in opposition to its ... Read More

Winning Attitude Tune-In Alert

Washington, March 27 -- The 28 th season of Power Rangers made a morphinominal return with "Power Rangers Dino Fury," and the series is set to premiere its fifth episode featuring guest star Sarah Dal... Read More

Urgent: PETAs Tips for Keeping Dogs Safe Around Frozen Lakes and Ponds

Cornwall, March 26 -- Reports that dogs-and often their guardians-have fallen through ice on lakes and ponds are on the rise this year. Following news reports that a dog had to be rescued from an icy ... Read More