Archived Action eAlerts

Monday, August 4, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Late last year, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) filed an emergency petition to list the pygmy three-toed sloth (Bradypus pygmaeus) as endangered under the US Endangered Species...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has announced a six-month delay (until April 2015) in its decision whether to list the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) as...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, The killing is relentless. As you read this urgent alert, another African elephant will be gunned down by poachers to feed the insatiable demand for ivory. In recent years, nearly...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Dear Pennsylvania Humanitarian, As of today, the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption is not illegal in Pennsylvania. But it soon could be with passage of HB 1750, sponsored by State...
Monday, June 23, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, The Animal Welfare Institute continues to monitor the longstanding pattern of alleged serious violations of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) at a major supplier of animal-derived...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Dear North Carolina Humanitarian, On May 13, 2014, AWI and co-plaintiffs won an important preliminary legal victory to protect red wolves in your state. A federal court halted all coyote hunting (a...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, On May 13, 2014, AWI and co-plaintiffs won an important preliminary legal victory to protect red wolves in North Carolina. A federal court halted all coyote hunting (a huge threat...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Your help is urgently needed to protect wildlife. The Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 (S. 2363), an attack on our nation's wild animals and habitat, has been introduced in the...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Dear Ohio Humanitarian, There is good news out of the Ohio State Senate:  On May 14, the Criminal Justice Committee unanimously voted to have SB 177 considered by the full Senate! This bill...
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Dear Humanitarian in Massachusetts, Imagine spending nearly your entire life confined in quarters so restrictive that you could not turn around or extend your limbs. This, unfortunately, is the fate...