Posts Tagged ‘Bonneville Dam’

In Defense Of Animals Celebrates Monumental Victory For Sea Lions

San Francisco, Calif. (November 24, 2010) ā€“ After a year of deliberation, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled to block the National Marine Fisheries Service's killing of federally protected sea lions on the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. In Defense of Animals (IDA) and the Sea Lion Defense Brigade (SLDB) have campaigned against the state-sanctioned sea lion killing for more than three ... Full story

Activists Will Confront Wildlife Agencies At Bonneville Dam Over Death Of Five More Sea Lions

Cascade Locks, Ore. ā€“ Angered over Washington and Oregon state wildlife agencies killing five more sea lions at the Bonneville Dam yesterday, In Defense of Animals (IDA), Sea Lion Defense Brigade, and Animal Defense League will send representatives to the dam today to confront wildlife agencies and demand answers to pointed questions. The activists challenge the the efficacy and ethics of the misguided program to ... Full story

Protesters rally against euthanasia of sea lion

Protesters congregated at the Bonneville Dam on Thursday, the day after the first sea lion of 2010 was euthanized as part of a plan to protect the Chinook salmon run on the Columbia River. This is the third year of a three-year sea lion killing plan approved by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said Oregon Department Fish & Wildlife spokeswoman Jessica Sall. Officials will reevaluate ... Full story
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