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A Statement from AWI:

Wednesday, June 03, 万家彩票官网网址
AWI has chosen to go quiet this week on social media. While the animal welfare issues we work on remain as pertinent as ever, we are cognizant of the fact that people around the country...

Washington, DC, Passes Law to Ban the Sale of Ivory and Rhino Horn

Tuesday, May 05, 万家彩票官网网址
Washington, DC—The District of Columbia has passed a law to address the surging local market for goods that contribute to declines in endangered wildlife. The Elephant Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Trafficking Prohibition Act, which bans...

Help Feed Animals in Need on #GivingTuesdayNow

Friday, May 01, 万家彩票官网网址
For many years, AWI has participated in Giving Tuesday—a global day of giving on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. #GivingTuesdayNow is a newly created global day of giving and unity that takes place on May 5...

Report: JBS, Smithfield Worst Slaughter Plants in US

Wednesday, April 29, 万家彩票官网网址
Washington, DC—Amid reports of COVID-19 outbreaks at the largest meat processors in the United States, a new analysis of government documents by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has found that, over a three-year span, JBS...

AWI Releases State Scorecard on Animal Cruelty Reporting

Friday, April 03, 万家彩票官网网址
Washington, DC—An analysis by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has found that the majority of states have gotten off to a slow start reporting animal cruelty incidents to the FBI’s national crime database. In 2015...

A Note from the President of AWI Regarding COVID-19

Wednesday, March 25, 万家彩票官网网址
Dear Members and other friends of AWI: As you know, coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading around the globe, and the human species is facing a pandemic unlike any the vast majority of us have endured in...

US Government Expands Mexican Seafood Ban to Save Vaquita Porpoise

Wednesday, March 04, 万家彩票官网网址
Washington, DC—The US National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced today that it will ban imports of Mexican shrimp and other seafood caught in the habitat of the critically endangered vaquita porpoise. The action is being...

New Rules Would Protect Farm Animals Transported By Sea in Hawaii

Wednesday, February 19, 万家彩票官网网址
Honolulu, HI—Following the recent deaths of 21 pregnant cows on a barge traveling from Oahu to Kauai, the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) formally committed last week to adopting regulations to better protect farm animals...

Statement from AWI RE: Australian Wildfires

Thursday, January 09, 万家彩票官网网址
We at AWI, like so many people around the world, are deeply concerned about the impacts of the wildfires raging in Australia. The loss of life, both animal and human, is devastating. With the estimate—considered...

Final Spending Package Includes Monumental Victories for Animal Welfare

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Washington, DC—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) commends the US House of Representatives and Senate Appropriations Committees for including monumental victories for animal welfare in the final Fiscal Year 万家彩票官网网址 spending package. As a result, we...

Devastating Year for Barn Fires, 450,000+ Farm Animals Killed

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Washington, DC—At least 469,000 farm animals have perished in potentially preventable barn fires so far this year, according to an Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) analysis of media reports. Since 2017, at least 2 million farm...

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