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

Summer 2016 AWI Quarterly Cover - Photo by Mike Suarez

Summer 2016
Volume 65
Number 2

Spotlight On

Groups Demand More Aggressive Action From Mexico to Save Vanishing Vaquita Porpo

Conservationists rallied outside the Mexican Embassy today to highlight the plight of the vaquita marina, the world’s smallest and most endangered porpoise, found only in Mexico’s Gulf of California. The species population has declined more than 90 percent since 1997 with only about 60 individuals left.