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For media information or interview opportunities regarding the Animal Welfare Institute, please contact:

Amey Owen
Public Relations Coordinator
Animal Welfare Institute
Tel: (202) 446-2128
Email: amey@awionline.org

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Monday, June 26, 2017

The National Marine Fisheries Service today proposed listing the Taiwanese humpback dolphin (also known as the Taiwanese white dolphin), Sousa chinensis taiwanensis, as endangered, determining that the subspecies has a high risk of extinction throughout its restricted range.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Under a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute approved today in Tucson federal court, the US Department of Agriculture and the US Fish and Wildlife Service agreed to conduct analyses aimed at ensuring that Wildlife Services, the department’s long-running program that kills Arizona and Texas wildlife, does not inadvertently kill endangered ocelots.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Conservationists sued the US Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services today over its wildlife-killing program in Northern California. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in San Francisco, seeks updated environmental analysis of the program’s killing of native wildlife such as coyotes, bobcats and foxes.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A coalition of conservation and wildlife organizations today formally petitioned the Wildlife Services program of the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) for an immediate ban on the use of M-44 cyanide devices in Wyoming.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Over 35 animal protection and conservation groups in the United States, Canada, and Mexico are calling on North American airlines that offer flights to Iceland, a popular whale-watching destination, to urge their passengers to stop buying whale products while traveling in the country.