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Lawsuits Against North Carolina Hog Farms Could Help Reform State’s CAFO Industry

Hearings begin on first case against Smithfield Foods subsidiary

Roughly 4,000 pink-tinted pools containing pig feces, urine, and blood, are scattered throughout the eastern North Carolina landscape. An estimated nine to ten million pigs in state’s hog farming industry, which mainly comprise large factory farms, produce the untreated waste poured into…
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by: Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec – April 12, 2018

Governments Need to Take A Hard Stand Against Illegal Fishing Industry

Recent shark hunts by China-based company highlights need for independent monitoring by NGOs, says Sea Shepherd activist

In Timor Leste law, a small country in Southeast Asia that achieved its independence from Indonesia in 2002, shark hunting is illegal, but that didn't prevent a China- based company from sending vessels out to the country's waters recently to illegally catch…
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by: Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec – October 17, 2017

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