Action eAlerts

Friday, March 20, 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...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Millions of animals are exported from the United States each year and shipped thousands of miles to countries such as Russia, Kazakhstan, and Turkey; in 2014 the US exported over...
Friday, March 13, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Did you hear the news? We have a chance to introduce sustainability principles into the 2015 US dietary guidelines. This means, for the first time ever, the guidelines could...
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...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Your help is urgently needed to protect wildlife. Just one month into the new session of Congress, the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2015 (S. 405)—an assault on our nation's wild...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, In 2014, California Assemblymember Richard Bloom introduced AB2140, the Orca Welfare and Safety Act. This bill would ban the public display of orcas for entertainment purposes and...
Friday, February 6, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Late last month, we wrote to you about the shocking New York Times exposé that detailed horrific examples of animal abuse at the US Meat Animal Research Center (MARC)—a government...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, It is another cold winter in New York City, punctuated by bouts of bone-chilling rain and snow. As you walk through the streets, bundled tightly against the cold, take a moment to...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
USDA is circling the wagons: Under intense questioning from members of the US House agriculture appropriations subcommittee, USDA officials downplayed the seriousness of the animal cruelty...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Last November, after winning an injunction against both day and night hunting of coyotes in the five-county Red Wolf Recovery Area in North Carolina, AWI, Defenders of Wildlife,...
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