Action eAlerts

Monday, June 26, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, The Yulin Dog Meat Festival—the annual 10-day event that results in the slaughter of thousands of dogs—comes to a close Friday, June 30. During the festival, dogs are...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, Fewer than 30 vaquita porpoise are left in Mexico's northern Gulf of California, and experts have said that if the government of Mexico does not enact a permanent ban on the use of...
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, For 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus exploited animals in its traveling show. Now that Ringling has shut down, the exotic animals who were hauled around the...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
June 15, 2017 Update: Great news! Intro. 1233 passed out of committee today, which guarantees that it will receive a vote in the near future before the full city council. This is historic progress,...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Dear Humanitarian in Arlington, Unlike most surrounding jurisdictions, Arlington County does not regulate the keeping of wild and exotic animals other than pigs and poisonous snakes. Recognizing that...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, In September of last year, the US Fish and Wildlife Service made an announcement concerning the future of the red wolf recovery program in eastern North Carolina that called for...
Friday, May 19, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, May 19 has been set aside as Endangered Species Day, to call attention to the importance of protecting endangered species.  Sadly, some members of Congress seem to have...
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, You may have heard that earlier this year the US Department of Agriculture finalized improvements to the National Organic Program's animal welfare standards. If implemented, the...
Friday, April 21, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, This is getting ridiculous. In the last month, three dogs died as a result of cyanide poisoning from deadly M-44 devices set to kill wildlife in a most gruesome manner as part of...
Monday, April 10, 2017
Dear Vermont Humanitarian, In the fall, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board—which votes on and enacts fish and wildlife regulations for the state—held a board meeting to discuss whether to approve a...
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