Wildlife/Marine Mammals

2009 Bookshelf Favorites (Plus a Few for the New Year)

By on December 23, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
2009 Bookshelf Favorites (Plus a Few for the New Year)

I’ve always thought that to be a well-rounded animal advocate it’s important to spend time reading books. Because human-animal questions touch on so many different disciplines—politics, law, culture, history, sociology, and so many different fields of science—it is important not to limit study to just . . . 

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2009 Report Card for Obama Administration

2009 Report Card for Obama Administration

I summarize the major actions of the Obama Administration in a Report Card, providing a summary of both the actions helpful and inimical to animal protection. For the year to date, we give the Administration a B minus on its activities.

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Animal U: Join Us at Humane Society University

By on December 17, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Animal U: Join Us at Humane Society University

This year, our educational affiliate, Humane Society University, became the first higher education institution exclusively devoted to providing academic curriculum in animal protection studies.

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Time to Get the Lead Out of Ammunition

By on December 16, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Time to Get the Lead Out of Ammunition

There’s just no excuse for the discharge of any lead ammunition in our day and age.

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Fenced-In Elk Killing Off Target in Colorado

By on December 2, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Fenced-In Elk Killing Off Target in Colorado

About half of all U.S. states have restricted captive hunting for mammals. In Colorado, however, not only are captive hunts legal, in one case it’s even state funded.

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Alligator Skin Market Slinks Away

By on December 1, 2009 in Companion Animals, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Alligator Skin Market Slinks Away

Yesterday, The New York Times published a front-page story about the travails of the alligator farming business in Louisiana.

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An Eagle Eye on Wildlife

By on November 16, 2009 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Last Friday, I paid a visit to our newest animal care center—the SPCA Wildlife Care Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. It’s one of five animal care centers we operate, with three specializing in rescuing and releasing wildlife. It handles nearly 14,000 animals a year, including raptors, raccoons, rabbits, and turtles.

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Have You Seen Our New Website?

Have You Seen Our New Website?

This week we’re giving animals a revamped and, we hope, a more appealing stage to showcase their beauty, their majesty and, yes, when warranted, their plight. Check it out—it’s our redesigned website.

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Home Sweet Home for 50 Feral Cats

By on November 10, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Home Sweet Home for 50 Feral Cats

Fifty-four domesticated cats we rescued from San Nicolas Island in California are resting comfortably in their brand-new outdoor enclosure at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in San Diego County.

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Halt the Trade of Endangered Species

By on November 5, 2009 in Humane Society International, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Halt the Trade of Endangered Species

At stake is nothing less than the continued existence of critically endangered species, as well as preventing international trade of threatened species at risk of becoming even more imperiled.

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Man Bites Shark Protections

By on October 29, 2009 in Uncategorized, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Man Bites Shark Protections

Earlier this year, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Shark Conservation Act, but the U.S. Senate has not yet taken action. This appears, in part, to be due to objections by fishing industry representatives in North Carolina and Virginia.

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50 Things You Can Do for Animals and The HSUS

50 Things You Can Do for Animals and The HSUS

Please take some time to go through the full roster. We’ll succeed as a movement when we have millions of our supporters who take these and other positive actions for animals.

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