Action eAlerts

Friday, May 15, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, In March, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) initiated its latest effort to permit the Makah Tribe of Washington to hunt gray whales by releasing a Draft Environmental...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, The first minke whale of the 2015 Icelandic whaling season has been killed. Iceland's Fisheries Directorate confirmed that the whaling vessel Hrafnreyður offloaded 1.75 metric tons...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, In 2013, the US Department of Agriculture declined to act on a series of recommendations—made by its own advisory National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)—to strengthen the animal...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, The New Jersey legislature banned the possession, use, manufacture, sale, importation, or transport of all steel-jaw leghold traps in 1984 out of concern for animal welfare. Now...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Update: On May 6, 2015, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee discussed the Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act, sponsored by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ). This is the first time in decades...
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act has been reintroduced in the Senate by Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Susan Collins (R-ME) and...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Birds comprise 98 percent of all land animals killed for food in the United States; approximately 280 chickens and 8 turkeys are slaughtered every second—a total of 9 billion birds...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Although dolphins are protected on paper by Peruvian law, thousands of dolphins are killed by fishermen each year in Peruvian waters, hunted with harpoons and butchered on board....
Friday, April 3, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Since Iceland resumed commercial whaling in 2006, more than 551 endangered fin whales have been killed, and in excess of 5,400 tons of fin whale meat and blubber have been shipped...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Victims of domestic violence fear not only for their own safety, but also for that of their companion animals. Having no safe place for their pets prevents many victims from...
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