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Norway’s Whale Meat Industry Has Gone to the Dogs

Monday, October 18, 2021
Oslo, Norway—Just days after the Norwegian whaling industry announced that 575 minke whales were slaughtered this season (the most in five years) new documents reveal that whalers are struggling to sell the whale meat—and even...

USMCA Commission: Mexico Must Respond on Vaquita Enforcement Failures

Thursday, September 09, 2021
Montreal, Canada—Mexico must respond to allegations that the government failed to enforce protections for the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, according to a decision by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, an environmental review body under the...

Petition Seeks US Protections for Atlantic Humpback Dolphin

Wednesday, September 08, 2021
Washington, DC—Today, the Animal Welfare Institute and other conservation groups petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service to list the Atlantic humpback dolphin under the US Endangered Species Act (ESA). Atlantic humpback dolphin populations are in...

Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act Would Protect Animals, Wild and Domestic

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Washington, DC—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) commends House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congressional Animal Protection Caucus Co-Chair Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) for reintroducing the Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act today. This bill would prohibit...

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