Action eAlerts

AWI’s Annual Rally to Save the Vaquita

Dear Humanitarian, The vaquita is the world's smallest and most endangered porpoise, found only in Mexico's northern Gulf of California. Fewer than 30 individuals are believed to remain. Once again AWI has joined forces with...

Urge Iceland's Government to Say "No" to Whaling

The first minke whales of the season have just been killed by Icelandic whalers, and the hunt for endangered fin whales is expected to begin at any moment, despite the International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium...

Urgent Action Needed to Protect Animals in Experiments

Tell NIH Humane Animal Care is a Research Responsibility Dear Humanitarian, Laboratories that use animals for experimentation and testing sense an opportunity to achieve a long-held goal: to weaken the already minimal care requirements of...

Help Prevent Hunting of Bear Cubs in Dens

Dear Humanitarian, The Trump administration is continuing its all-out assault on wildlife. On May 22, the National Park Service published a proposed rule that would allow the use of brutal hunting tactics on predators in...

Ohio: Help Stop Misleading Puppy Mill Bill

Dear Humanitarian, HB 506, a bill purporting to improve the Commercial Dog Breeders Act and to strengthen regulations for large-scale dog breeders, better known as puppy mills, passed the Ohio House of Representatives and is...

Speak Out Against Trapping on National Wildlife Refuges

Dear Humanitarian, The stated mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) is to conserve land and water for the sake of “biological integrity, diversity, and environmental health.” These spaces are intended as sanctuaries where...

Save the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is the strongest federal law we have to protect animals. For more than 40 years, it has helped save the bald eagle, peregrine falcon, red wolf, grizzly bear, and many...

Tell Norway to Make 2017 its Last Whaling Season

Dear Humanitarian, The 2017 Norwegian whaling season has just ended, and 432 minke whales have been killed. While this is fewer than the 591 whales killed in 2016, and well below the quota of 999,...

Help Sharks and Rays in Fernando de Noronha

Write to the local authorities in Fernando de Noronha, and let them know that you support the creation of the Fernando de Noronha Shark and Ray Sanctuary. Encourage them to ban the sales of shark...

Tell APHIS to Restore Transparency

APHIS recently scrubbed its website of key documents relating to enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) and Horse Protection Act (HPA). Help AWI fight this egregious act that may well facilitate the abuse of...

Your Help Is Urgently Needed for Wolves

Please help gray wolves by calling your members of Congress and urging them to oppose any and all attempts to delist wolves. Ask them to vote no on (H.R. 424) in the House and (...

Can You Trust That Label?

What image comes to mind when you see the claim "free range" on a chicken or turkey product? Do you think of birds indoors with occasional access to a small barren lot? Probably not. What...

Urge Your Representative to Help End Orca Captivity

Members of the public are increasingly concerned about the welfare of captive orcas. Please let your representative know your concerns for captive orcas and ask him or her to contact Rep. Schiff's office and join...

Speak up for Red Wolves!

We need your help to show that the American public supports the red wolf and USFWS's efforts to protect and recover this critically endangered species, and that we do not want these wolves to be...