Press Releases

AWI Statement: House Farm Bill Doesn't Do Enough for Animals

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Washington, DC —The House Agriculture Committee yesterday reported out its version of the 2018 farm bill (H.R. 2), legislation Congress must pass this year to reauthorize a variety of programs on which the agriculture sector...

Dr. Samuel K Wasser Receives Prestigious Albert Schweitzer Medal

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Dr. Samuel K Wasser, acknowledged worldwide for developing noninvasive tools for monitoring human impacts on wildlife, was honored today with the Albert Schweitzer Medal. This prestigious award, established in 1951 by the Animal Welfare Institute...

AWI Statement: Fiscal Year 2018 Spending Bill a Win for Animals

Friday, March 23, 2018
Washington, DC —The Fiscal Year 2018 omnibus appropriations bill was signed today by President Trump. “We thank animal champions in Congress for their crucial work on this bill,” said Nancy Blaney, Animal Welfare Institute director...