Since 1951, the Animal Welfare Institute has been dedicated to reducing animal suffering caused by people.

We seek better treatment of animals everywhere - in the laboratory, on the farm, in commerce, at home,
and in the wild.

AWI Quarterly

Spring 2017 AWI Quarterly Cover - Photo by Novartis AG

Spring 2017
Volume 66
Number 1

Spotlight On

Campaign highlights need for Mexico to take emergency action

Conservation organizations announced a boycott of all shrimp caught in Mexico to pressure Mexican officials to save the endangered vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise, from imminent extinction. For more information on the campaign, visit