AWI Quarterly

The AWI Quarterly is the magazine of the Animal Welfare Institute. This full-color periodical examines issues regarding animals everywhere—in the laboratory, on the farm, in commercial trade, at home, and in the wild. It is distributed to over 46,000 individuals and organizations, including public libraries, deans of medical and veterinary schools, laboratory technicians, scientists, farmers, teachers, law enforcement officers, shelters, animal protection organizations, members of Congress, and AWI members.

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Summer 2022

AWI examines the state of industrial farming in the United States amid efforts by some US states to improve living conditions for animals in agriculture. Atrocities at a beagle breeding facility in Virginia prompt court intervention. An ambitious project aims to suppress Hawaii’s invasive mosquito population and improve the outlook for the Islands’ endangered birds. Celebrating success and looking to the future as the Marine Mammal Protection Act turns 50. And a note of thanks to all our members for your vital support.
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Spring 2022

Amid the terrible humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, many Ukrainian animals are suffering the devastation of war as well. Learn what AWI is doing to help, and how you can help too. Also in this issue: Namibia’s controversial sale of wild-caught elephants to a foreign zoo. Gray wolves regain some Endangered Species Act protections, while grizzly bears face continued efforts to remove protections. Hawaii becomes the first US state to ban shark fishing. And a tribute to the late Senator Bob Dole, one of Capitol Hill’s true animal welfare champions.
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Winter 2021

Two horrendous animal dealers have their licenses revoked. AWI takes a hard look, however, at the USDA’s failure to act with resolve and urgency to rescue animals at such facilities, as well as to prevent suffering of horses in the hands of unscrupulous trainers and of poultry outside slaughterhouses—where too often they are abandoned for days in transport trailers without food or water and subjected to extreme temperatures.
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Fall 2021

Cruelty goes unchecked as “custom-exempt” slaughterhouses evade inspection. A notorious chinchilla dealer lands in court over allegations of abuse. Animals around the world grapple with habitats transformed by climate change. Wild denizens of ANWR get welcome reprieve from oil and gas drilling. AWI aids efforts to cultivate peaceful coexistence with beavers. A Mississippi River sediment diversion plan endangers dolphins. Teen participants in A Voice for Animals contest speak—and act—for a better world.
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Summer 2021

A campaign to end wildlife killing contests gains ground. AWI welcomes Scientific Committee members dedicated to advancing animal welfare, while an ill-conceived ocean noise study in Norway threatens to do more harm than good. A far different study shows mice in research react positively to playtime. The myth of benign dog-proof traps is exposed. AWI gets USDA to open up access to humane slaughter enforcement records. Animal welfare bills in Congress need the support of your legislators.
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