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Endangered Species Review

The Obama Administration will review more than 250 possibly endangered species.

More than 250 imperiled species, including plants, sea life, and mammals, will be reviewed by the Obama Administration to see if they need greater protection. Some species currently on the backlog have been waiting for review since the passage of the Endangered Species Act in 1973. The decisions, which would be completed by September 2016, would settle a litigation dispute between the government and WildEarth Guardians. The nonprofit has repeatedly filed lawsuits against the Interior Department in order to extend threatened-species protection, which the Interior Department believes distract from research and restoration work.

Dairy Farmers Make Beer as Milk Industry Sours

Massachusetts dairy farm Carter & Stevens converted part of its facility into a brewery to offset losses incurred by low prices and decreased demand for milk.
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The Hamptons Gets Its First Vegan Café

New York's luxury vacation destination will soon be home to the Plant Based Coffee Shop, where hearty vegan food will make for a cruelty-free getaway.
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CA Senate Passes Mandatory Vegan Prison-Food Bill

State prisons, nursing homes, and hospitals may soon be required to have at least one plant-based meal option.
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Natalie Portman Survives Fiery Vegan Wings on Hot Ones

The vegan actress makes her way through the gamut of hot sauces on the series as she explains her dedication to veganism and promotes documentary Eating Animals.
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Prince's Estate Pledges to Remain Meat-Free

To pay respect to the late artist—an avid animal-rights advocate and rumored vegan—Paisley Park will maintain its meat-free policy.
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