Press Releases

US Court of Appeals Upholds Illinois Ban on Horse Slaughter

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Chicago, IL -- Recognizing the will of the people of Illinois and championing America's horses, a three-judge panel from the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit today ruled unanimously to uphold a decision...

Obi Sushi Stops Sale of Shark Fin Soup

Friday, August 03, 2007
AWI Congratulates Obi Sushi for Ceasing their Sale of Shark Fin Soup Washington, D.C. -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is pleased to learn that Obi Sushi restaurant, located in Northern Virginia's Reston Town Center,...

U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Stop

Thursday, August 02, 2007
Washington , D.C. -- Once again, Congress has voiced its opposition to horse slaughter. The U.S. House of Representatives today approved an amendment to the 2008 Agriculture Appropriations bill that will temporarily bring horse slaughter...

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Whales from Navy Sonar

Wednesday, May 16, 2007
AWI Joins Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Whales from Navy Sonar Undersea Warfare Exercises Planned Within National Marine Sanctuary in Hawai'i Honolulu, HI -- Conservation and animal welfare organizations have filed a legal challenge to...

Whales Need US Coalition Press Conference

Tuesday, April 17, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Whales Need US: More than 50 members of Congress and 20 Conservation Groups Call for U.S. Leadership to Protect Whales New Poll Reveals Americans' Steadfast Support of Strong Action to Save Whales

Heber Wild Horse Territory

Wednesday, August 31, 2005
US Forest Service to Capture 400 Arizona Wild Horses for Auction National Animal Protection Groups Move to Stop Removal

CITES Endorses Kenyan Enforcement Plan

Thursday, October 07, 2004
Bangkok, Thailand —A Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) today approved an important document submitted by the Government of Kenya to strengthen the enforcement of...