In a new documentary, Running Wild, an 88-year-old rancher leads the charge against a proposed uranium mine, while the fate of wild horses hangs in the balance.
So-called "Ag-Gag" laws reveal the lengths to which the agriculture industry will go to keep their business practices secret.
While the Obama Administration has taken steps to strengthen enforcement of humane handling and food safety laws, the verdict is still out on whether the USDA has the will to make the changes necessary for a safe and humane food system.
To qualify for charity, a homeless Austrian chimp has petitioned the courts to be granted human status. If he wins, expect a surge of humans going over to the other side.