Press Releases

Over 82,000 Say “No” to Slaughtering Chickens Even Faster

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
New York — A coalition of animal welfare, consumer safety, and worker rights organizations announced today that more than 82,000 concerned members of the public, workers and allies have raised their voices against faster slaughter...

AWI Statement: Extraordinary Reversal Protects Elephants, For Now

Monday, November 20, 2017
Washington, DC—Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke issued a statement late Friday night halting a notice in the Federal Register —published earlier that day—allowing the importation of sport-hunted elephant trophies into the United States. In...

AWI Statement: Vaquita CPR Program Needs to End

Monday, November 06, 2017
A breeding-age female vaquita porpoise died on November 4, following her capture by the VaquitaCPR (Conservation, Protection and Recovery) program—which seeks to capture and temporarily relocate the remaining vaquita to an ocean pen in the...