Press Releases

Federal Agency Sued Over SeaWorld Necropsy Reports

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Orlando, FL —Today, PETA, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), the International Marine Mammal Project of Earth Island Institute, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Cetacean Society International, whale expert Dr. Lori Marino, PETA Foundation veterinarian Dr. Heather...

Iceland Shipment to Japan Could Contain Meat from Rare Hybrid Whales

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Ishinomaki, Japan —Conservation and animal protection organizations are calling on the Japanese government to prove that a shipment of Icelandic whale products that arrived in Ishinomaki, Japan, yesterday does not include illegally imported meat from...

Barn Fire Report Documents 2.7 million+ Farm Animal Deaths

Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Washington, DC —Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released a first-of-its-kind report highlighting the more than 2.7 million US farm animals who perished in potentially preventable barn fires from 2013 to 2017 . The report,...