Archived Action eAlerts

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...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) has introduced H.R. 4525, the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act, which would restrict the use of a wild or exotic animal in an act if that animal had...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, The Animal Welfare Institute continues to monitor the allegations of serious, longstanding violations of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) at Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT), a major...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) has introduced H.R. 4148, the Humane Cosmetics Act, which prohibits testing cosmetics on animals and also the sale of any cosmetics or ingredients that have...