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Culture, The Exhibitionist Stocking Stuffer: Enviromental Condom to Raise Awareness of Human Population Growth

Stocking Stuffer: Enviromental Condom to Raise Awareness of Human Population Growth

For the guys who still don't have the perfect gift for that special someone, maybe you're considering using your God-endowed gift? (After wrapping it up of course!) Here's another benefit of wrapping it up, according to the The Center…
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News, The Snitch Environmentalists Demand FDA Lower Mercury Rates in Seafood

Environmentalists Demand FDA Lower Mercury Rates in Seafood

Put the chopsticks down; you might want to curb your sashimi-binging habits after you read this.We've all seen the signs when we've gone out to eat sushi -- the ones that the Food and Drug Administration require all food establishments…
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News, The Snitch Environmental Groups Fight to Put Gray Wolf Back on Endangered Species List

Environmental Groups Fight to Put Gray Wolf Back on Endangered Species List

Environmental groups appealed to the Ninth Circuit to reinstate the northern rocky mountain gray wolf on the Endangered Species List, after Montana judge Donald Molley reluctantly upheld Congress' move directing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to delist the furry…
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News, The Snitch S.F. Sued for 'Killing' Endangered Species at Sharp Park Golf Course

S.F. Sued for 'Killing' Endangered Species at Sharp Park Golf Course

It came as no surprise to city leaders when conservation groups slapped them with a lawsuit today, accusing the Recreation and Park Department of perpetually killing endangered species at Sharp Park Golf Course. The suit -- which was filed today…
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News, The Snitch Conservation Group Not Necessarily Opposed to Moving 'Extinct' Plant From Doyle Drive's Path

Conservation Group Not Necessarily Opposed to Moving 'Extinct' Plant From Doyle Drive's Path

SF Weekly has written a little bit about the jaw-dropping recent discovery of a Franciscan Manzanita beneath mounds of overgrown plants abutting the Doyle Drive highway project. While finding a manzanita plant in coastal California is a bit like spotting…
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News, The Snitch Could Discovery of 'Extinct' Plant Toss Monkey Wrench Into Doyle Drive Rebuild?

Could Discovery of 'Extinct' Plant Toss Monkey Wrench Into Doyle Drive Rebuild?

The other day we reported on the apparent discovery of a Franciscan Manzanita in the Presidio -- the first wild specimen of the native San Franciscan plant spotted since 1947. But, in a development that appears to be ironic --…
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News, The Snitch Flipping the Bird: Lawsuit Alleges Government Neglecting Our Feathered Friends

Flipping the Bird: Lawsuit Alleges Government Neglecting Our Feathered Friends

An environmental group last week sued the federal government in San Francisco District Court, charging the U.S. has moved with the speed of a roadrunner with a broken leg and the efficiency of a decapitated chicken in protecting 31 species…
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News, The Snitch Turtle Power: Enviros Sue Government In S.F. Court For Alleged Failure To Shell Out For Leatherbacks

Turtle Power: Enviros Sue Government In S.F. Court For Alleged Failure To Shell Out For Leatherbacks

A trio (not a quartet) of environmental groups (not named after Renaissance painters) sued the U.S. government last week in San Francisco federal court, claiming the Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and others have pulled their…
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News, The Snitch Welcome to San Francisco Ken -- Here's a Lawsuit. Interior Secretary Slapped With Suit During His Brief City Visit

Welcome to San Francisco Ken -- Here's a Lawsuit. Interior Secretary Slapped With Suit During His Brief City Visit

The other day we noted how the Center for Biological Diversity was off to answer the David Letterman-worthy query: Can a man in a bear suit hand an environmental petition to the Secretary of the Interior? It turns out he…
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News, The Snitch Environmentalists to Answer Letterman-esque Question at S.F. Hearing: Can Man in Bear Suit Hand Petition to Secretary of Interior?

Environmentalists to Answer Letterman-esque Question at S.F. Hearing: Can Man in Bear Suit Hand Petition to Secretary of Interior?

In this city, you've got to watch yourself when you crack wise about ferocious wild predators gallivanting through the city; after Tatiana the Tiger hopped the fence at the San Francisco Zoo, all bets are off. So when the Center…
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News, The Snitch Save the Vetch! Enviro Groups File Bevy of Endangered Species Suits

Save the Vetch! Enviro Groups File Bevy of Endangered Species Suits

As George W. Bush and his James Watt-like environmental personnel exit, stage right, San Francisco environmentalists have fired a salvo of lawsuits aimed to hit their posteriors on the way out. Last week, Lisa Belenky, a San Francisco staff attorney…
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