Earth Island Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Earth Island Institute
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

How You Can Help This Japan Dolphins Day

Just as another months-long dolphin drive is set to begin in Taiji, Japan, dolphin advocates will be taking part in Japan Dolphins Day on September 1 as part of an international effort to raise awareness about their plight and encourage a future where ... [Published Care2 - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Rim fire's 'ghost' trees to be logged, U.S. Forest Service decides

The debate began as the largest blaze ever seen in the Sierra still burned: Should officials cut down the thousands of "ghost" trees left behind by last summer's Rim fire, or leave nature alone?A decision announced Wednesday by the U.S. Forest Service ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia Aquarium Just Won’t Give Up Trying to Get Wild-Caught Belugas

It’s been almost exactly a year since the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) denied the Georgia Aquarium’s application for a permit to bring 18 wild-caught belugas to the U.S. for public display, but the aquarium hasn’t given up trying ... [Published Care2 - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

SeaWorld's New Orca Habitats Won't Stop 'Blackfish' Backlash

The wave of criticism slamming SeaWorld for its treatment of orcas has not receded, despite the company's plans to develop larger enclosures and to funnel millions into funding for marine research.SeaWorld unveiled the Blue World Project  Friday, an initiative ... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Did Hollywood Kill Free Willy?

It’s a scene etched in the minds of movie-goers: a captive killer whale vaults over a jetty to the open ocean, free at last to join his family in the wild.In real life, however, Free Willy‘s fairy-tale ending never came true.  Despite international attention ... [Published Live Trading News - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Review of 'Earth Island Journal: News of the World Environment'

Earth Island Journal owes its genesis to the man who lost the Sierra Club its tax-exempt status and later founded the Earth Island Institute and its associated magazine . David Brower founded the Earth Island Institute to support environmental activism ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Earth Island Presents... Country Joe McDonald

Join Earth Island Institute for a very special evening of great music with Country Joe McDonald and special guest, Bob Reid.Joe as you know was the co-founder of the pioneer psychedelic rock band Country Joe and the Fish whose performance at Woodstock ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Berkeley community briefs: Peace Day events; Country Joe featured in benefit concert

Man hospitalized after running across I-80A man who ran across Interstate 80 and jumped into the water at Berkeley Aquatic Park on July 27 appeared to be having a crisis and was hospitalized for evaluation, police said Monday.Police briefly shut down ... [Published Alameda Times Star - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Legendary dolphin activist Ric O'Barry offers to help Vancouver Aquarium

Credits: REUTERS/Alex Domanski The Vancouver park board will hold a special meeting Saturday to review the practice of keeping captive dolphins and whales.And legendary activist Ric O'Barry, whose exploits in the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove directed ... [Published Sun News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

FIS clarifies misinterpretation of tuna group campaign

FIS would like to make it clear that they do not sponsor, endorse, or support The Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna’s pledge for consumers to stop buying Dolphin Safe tuna.Unfortunately, proponents of this organization have misrepresented an IN BRIEF post dated ... [Published Fish Information & Services - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Grizzlies deserve California comeback

Re "A grizzly bear homecoming? A reality that bites" (Editorials, July 20): My, my. The Bee's editorial board certainly has a bear in its bonnet over grizzlies.Like thousands of others, I've hiked and camped in Griz Country (Alaska and Yellowstone) and ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dolphin Safe calls for critical study to be investigated, claims Pacifical bias

, 4:13 pmA recent study by the Netherlands’ Wageningen University, which has become a key argument for critics of the Dolphin Safe label and program, is being reviewed by the institution that authored it after the NGO accused it of bias and lacking i ... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 23 2014]

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"In some instances public safety goals are in tension with environmental protection goals; in other instances socio-economic goals are in direct tension with fuel reduction goals; and, in other instances the needs of one wildlife species are in tension with the needs of another."
"They sign the plan tomorrow and the chain saws can start like one minute later" said Chad Hanson, director of the John Muir Project of Earth Island Institute
The project has the approval of San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria, who told reporters he is "grateful to SeaWorld for the investment in these new facilities."
"Joe has been a longtime, tireless advocate for Vietnam veterans, nurses, as well as for animals and the environment," says the institute. "He performed at the recent Earth Day concert, 'Kiss the Sky -- Orca Freedom Concert,' which raised awareness and support for orca organizations, including Earth Island Institute's International Marine Mammal Project."

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How You Can Help This Japan Dolphins Day [Published Care2 - Aug 30 2014]
Rim fire's 'ghost' trees to be logged, U.S. For... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 28 2014]
Salvage logging plan unveiled for trees burned ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 28 2014]
Georgia Aquarium Just Won’t Give Up Trying to G... [Published Care2 - Aug 22 2014]
'Big Green' Lobby Wants to Cut 2 of 3 Forestry ... [Published Heritage Foundation - Aug 19 2014]
SeaWorld's New Orca Habitats Won't Stop 'Blackf... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Aug 18 2014]
Did Hollywood Kill Free Willy? [Published Live Trading News - Aug 12 2014]
Review of 'Earth Island Journal: News of the Wo... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 12 2014]
Earth Island Presents... Country Joe McDonald [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Jul 31 2014]
Berkeley community briefs: Peace Day events; Co... [Published Alameda Times Star - Jul 30 2014]
Legendary dolphin activist Ric O'Barry offers t... [Published Sun News - Jul 26 2014]
FIS clarifies misinterpretation of tuna group c... [Published Fish Information & Services - Jul 25 2014]
Op-ed: Don’t get burned by the Forest Service [Published Sonoma Index-Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
Grizzlies deserve California comeback [Published Sacramento Bee - Jul 23 2014]
Dolphin Safe calls for critical study to be inv... [Published Undercurrent News - Jul 23 2014]
Rats! Rodent poison kills hawks, too [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 07 2014]
NFI says Thailand's worker rights downgrade sho... [Published Seafood.com - Jun 20 2014]
Activists File Lawsuit to Highlight Annual Dolp... [Published Fire Earth - May 15 2014]
Greenpeace blacklists SOPAC vessels [Published Scoop NZ - World - May 09 2014]
Celebrating African American Environmentalists [Published The Understory : Understory.RAN.org - Feb 28 2014]
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Rats! Rodent poison kills hawks, too [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 07 2014]
Several years ago, I noticed that hawks had moved into my neighborhood. Well, one hawk. A dead hawk, actually. It was lying on its back on my front porch with its little feet in the air, looking fierce and magnificent and just totally dead. I had never ...
Activists File Lawsuit to Highlight Annual Dolp... [Published Fire Earth - May 15 2014]
Taiji Dolphin Drive Hunt Is a Mass Slaughter, Not a Tradition Environmental activists are suing an aquarium in Taiji, Japan, a town made infamous by its annual dolphin slaughters, for denying them entry. Earth Island Institute’s Dolphin Project and Save ...
Greenpeace blacklists SOPAC vessels [Published Scoop NZ - World - May 09 2014]
Greenpeace blacklists SOPAC vessels -- Tuna caught still certified as "dolphin-safe" by Earth Island Institute ...
Celebrating African American Environmentalists [Published The Understory : Understory.RAN.org - Feb 28 2014]
Out of the 12 months of the year, only one month is dedicated to celebrating the rich and incredible African American history of the United States. The absurdity of the situation underscores how important it is that we pay homage to leaders, both current ...
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