Press Releases

House Passes Measure Improving Shark Fin Ban

Wednesday, July 09, 2008
US Senate Follows Suit with a Companion Bill Washington, D.C. -- Yesterday, the House of Representatives unanimously voted in favor of H.R. 5741, the Shark Conservation Act of 2008. Introduced earlier this year by Subcommittee...

Bush Administration Supports Plan to Kill

Thursday, June 26, 2008
Santiago, Chile -- The Bush Administration today hit a new low by supporting a proposal in favor of killing humpback whales, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) reports. By giving its support, the United States broke...

Bush Administration Selling Out Whales And The American Public

Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Santiago, Chile -- As the 60 th meeting of the International Whaling Commission continues its deliberations, the Bush administration is undermining decades of whale conservation progress as it seeks to cut a deal with whaling...

HBO "Real Sports" Exposes Underbelly Of Thoroughbred Racing

Saturday, May 10, 2008
Washington, D.C. -- On the heels of Eight Belles' tragic death at the 2008 Kentucky Derby, HBO is exposing an unsavory side of the Thoroughbred racing industry. The network's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" will...

Shocking Video of Dolphin Slaughter in Japan

Thursday, May 01, 2008
The Save Japan Dolphins Coalition joins the Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS) in releasing a shocking new video of the cruel slaughter of dolphins by Japanese whalers. Japan is pushing the International Whaling Commission (IWC), meeting...