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, Update:  July 23, 2015 More than 40 endangered fin whales and 20 minke whales have been killed so far this season, and Iceland’s whaling industry is facing growing pressure....
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...
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...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Legislation preventing horses from being hauled on double-deck trailers has been reintroduced in the House and Senate. The Horse Transportation Safety Act, H.R. 1282, has been...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Dear Humanitarian in New Jersey, A bill (S2492) that threatens beavers and other wildlife by removing a limit on the issuance of beaver trapping permits is expected to come up for a vote before the...
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