AWI Quarterly » 2011 Summer

Summer 2011 Volume 60 Number 3
For the time being, big trucks will not barrel through Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site and location of one of the world’s most important animal migration routes.
If you would like to help assure AWI's future through a provision in your will, this general form of bequest is suggested.
The inspiring, selfless work of Dr. Biruté Galdikas of Orangutan Foundation International and Dame Daphne Sheldrick of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is showcased in the Warner Bros. Pictures/IMAX film Born To Be Wild.
While we humans on the whole have yet to acknowledge our moral obligation to other species and to behave accordingly, there is some evidence that the idea of such a moral obligation is gaining a foothold in our collective conscience.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is charged with protecting wild horses and burros on the range, as mandated by the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (WFHBA).
International trade in wildlife generates billions of dollars annually and is a continuing threat to the survival of countless animal and plant species.
Caring for equines is a significant, time consuming, and long-term commitment not to be entered into lightly.
Sharks have occupied the oceans for more than 400 million years. Today, fully one-third of the world's pelagic sharks face extinction - in large part driven by the demand for fins to make shark fin soup.
An introduction to AWI. This 12-page booklet, updated for our 60th anniversary, provides an overview of the programs and activities undertaken to further our mission to alleviate the suffering inflicted on animals by people.
Video images taken by an undercover investigator with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA ) at the Professional Laboratory and Research Services (PLRS) facility in North Carolina documented laboratory workers throwing, hitting, kicking and otherwise abusing the animals.
Three Rhesus macaques died gruesome deaths in late May, at the AAALAC-accredited New Iberia Research Center (NIRC) in Louisiana.
There is an increasing tendency in animal research to ask the question, "Why not?"
Yasuni National Park, part of the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle, is probably the most biodiverse place on the planet.
In this country, a plate of frog legs (or "frogs' legs" as the dish is commonly called outside the U.S.) usually brings to mind France or the French-influenced regions of the American South.