Wildlife/Marine Mammals

The Dolphin Display Industry, On Display

By on August 4, 2009 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
The Dolphin Display Industry, On Display

“An Inconvenient Truth” created a new benchmark for documentary filmmaking—in bringing to light the threat of climate change and calling people to action. “The Cove”—which opens nationwide this weekend on Aug. 7—could have the same catalytic effect on the plight of marine mammals, based on the rave reviews and tremendous buzz it’s created.

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45 Days of Pigeon Parenting

By on July 27, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
45 Days of Pigeon Parenting

I had a visitor a couple of months ago who didn’t come through my front door. She swooped down from above and made herself at home on the small deck of my apartment.

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It’s Settled: Animal Research Reports Now Online

By on July 20, 2009 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
It’s Settled: Animal Research Reports Now Online

According to a settlement reached earlier this month in an HSUS lawsuit against the USDA, animal research facility reports must now be made publicly available online, and in a timely manner.

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House Passes Wild Horse and Burro Protections

By on July 17, 2009 in Equine, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
House Passes Wild Horse and Burro Protections

Today, the House voted handily in favor of a bill, H.R. 1018 introduced by Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.), to provide sweeping new protections for wild horses and burros inhabiting public lands in the West.

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Once Bitten, Not Shy to Save Sharks

By on July 15, 2009 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Once Bitten, Not Shy to Save Sharks

A front-page story in today’s Washington Post reported on a group of nine people—all of whom had been the victims of shark attacks—who were lobbying on Capitol Hill to protect sharks from human cruelty.

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They Shoot Endangered Animals, Don’t They?

By on July 7, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
They Shoot Endangered Animals, Don’t They?

Safari Club International, an organization that in reality operates as an enemy of the world’s endangered species while masquerading as a conservation organization, has been stymied yet again.

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There Oughta Be Laws Against Exotic Pets

By on July 6, 2009 in Companion Animals, Farm Animals, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
There Oughta Be Laws Against Exotic Pets

There’s no reasonable political explanation for dithering on the issue of keeping dangerous exotic animals as pets.

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Reeling in Shark Tournaments

By on July 2, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Reeling in Shark Tournaments

We’re shining a spotlight on the spectacles of shark tournaments and we are gaining allies. And outrage from the community has turned the tide in some towns.

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New Member of Our Animal Care Family

New Member of Our Animal Care Family

The SPCA Wildlife Care Center in Broward, County, Florida is now our fifth animal care facility. There is no group that has the range of hands-on care services for animals as The HSUS, or helps so many animals directly.

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More Evidence in Petland-Puppy Mill Enterprise

By on June 29, 2009 in Companion Animals, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
More Evidence in Petland-Puppy Mill Enterprise

There is news to report on two of our long-standing battles—the fight to protect wolves in the lower 48 states, and our campaign against Petland, the large retail pet chain, for its corporate practice of trafficking in dogs from puppy mills.

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I Think This Dog Wants My Job

By on June 26, 2009 in Companion Animals, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
I Think This Dog Wants My Job

When I provided an image of a dog in our workplace for last year’s Take Your Dog to Work Day, you came up with some fabulously entertaining captions. So here we go again—have at it, and share your creative captions.

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CSI for Animal Crimes

By on June 16, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
CSI for Animal Crimes

A compelling and informative new book has come out about the Forensics Laboratory of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its pioneering efforts to apply the “CSI” factor to the investigation and prevention of wildlife and environmental crimes.

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