Press Releases

Victory Declared for Wildlife in Florida

Thursday, June 24, 2010
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission votes UNANIMOUSLY for immediate ban on Coyote and Fox Penning Lake Mary, FL -- Project Coyote and the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) declared a victory for wildlife, after the...

Congress Moves to Restore Ban on Animal Crush Videos

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
UPDATE: On June 23, 2010 the House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved H.R. 5566, Prevention of Interstate Commerce in Animal Crush Videos Act of 2010. The bill now moves to the floor for consideration by the...

U.S. Navy Sued to Protect Critically Endangered Whales

Thursday, January 28, 2010
Atlanta, GA -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), has filed suit against the U.S. Navy over its plans to build a $100 million Undersea Warfare Training Range (USWTR) 50 miles east of the Jacksonville, Florida...