Archived Action eAlerts

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, In the midst of a war against predators like wolves, grizzly bears, and coyotes, the National Park Service (NPS) has announced a proposed rule to place a permanent ban on certain...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, By now you know that there is a battle raging in your state between animal advocates and agribusiness giants. The focus is whether or not pregnant pigs should be given enough room...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Dear Ohio Humanitarian, As you may recall, the Ohio Senate unanimously approved SB 177 on June 3. This bill safeguards Ohio families by allowing for the inclusion of companion animals in protection...
Monday, November 3, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Please help the smooth dogfish keep its fins! On August 7, 2014, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposed a rule to implement Amendment 9 to the 2006 Consolidated...
Friday, October 31, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, "Enforcement delayed is enforcement denied." So wrote USDA-APHIS Administrator Kevin Shea just last month, publicly claiming that USDA has improved its enforcement of the Animal...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Dear Pennsylvania Humanitarian, The slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption is legal in Pennsylvania. However, we hope it will be banned—and soon it could be—if HB 1750, sponsored by...
Friday, September 5, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, On May 13, AWI and co-plaintiffs won an important preliminary legal victory to protect red wolves in North Carolina. A federal court halted all coyote hunting (a huge threat to red...
Monday, August 4, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Late last year, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) filed an emergency petition to list the pygmy three-toed sloth (Bradypus pygmaeus) as endangered under the US Endangered Species...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has announced a six-month delay (until April 2015) in its decision whether to list the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) as...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, The killing is relentless. As you read this urgent alert, another African elephant will be gunned down by poachers to feed the insatiable demand for ivory. In recent years, nearly...