Posts Tagged ‘sea lions’

In Defense Of Animals Celebrates Monumental Victory For Sea Lions

San Francisco, Calif. (November 24, 2010) – 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. – 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

Bonneville Dam Demonstration Today Opposing First Sea Lion Trap And Kill Of The Season

Activists will protest the opening of the sea lion killing season and the death of the sea lion "Lionel" Cascade Locks, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) has reported the first sea lion trap and kill of the season. Named "Lionel" by students from Redland Elementary School, but known to wildlife agencies by the brand “C653," the sea lion was trapped ... Full story
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