By Angus Nurse The Cat Group, the collaborative group of animal charities and organizations working on cat health and welfare in the United Kingdom, has published a new booklet entitled Cats and the Law – a plain English guide. The authors, Dr. …

Animal welfare law related to cats gets a boost in the U.K. Read more »

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By Brian Mackay Historically, crimes against the environment have persistently occurred, leaving the ecological global system devastated. Although all are extremely demoralizing, some of the most distressing environmental crimes consist of pollution and hazardous waste offenses. One of the most …

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Environmentalism and theater– a winning combination!  A group of students in the SEJ undergraduate minor program, taking Prof. Alexander Schlutz’s Environmental Justice (SUS 300) and Prof. Milena Popov’s Introduction to Sustainability (SUS 299) courses, were among the theater audience at …

SEJ students and professors attend “Extreme Whether” Read more »

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by Joan Hoffman, SEJ Program Founder A recent BBC headline on the internet shocked me:  “Fracking Not at Fault in Water Contamination.”  Being knowledgeable enough to have serious doubt, I read further and discovered that the tests for water contamination …

Misleading BBC headline about fracking: The importance of reading carefully Read more »

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Featured image (above): Caribbean Youth Exchange for Climate Change Resilience participants discuss the environmental health and justice challenges in Caribbean nations. Below: More scenes from the John Jay contingent at the Climate March last Sunday. [Photos by Nyasha Laing and …

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Joining hundreds of thousands people from thousands of organization, members of the John Jay community enthusiastically turned out for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21, 2014, to draw attention to the pressing need for a political roadmap to …

John Jay students, staff, and faculty help make history at the People’s Climate March Read more »

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