Tag: Wildlife

Animal Legal Defense Fund Complaint Results in OSHA Fine for Miami Seaquarium

July 23, 2014
Seaquarium will pay $7000 for endangering trainers in the water with captive orca Lolita.

Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Puts Contract Renewal with Wildlife Services on Hold

July 2, 2014
The Humboldt County board decided to remove the renewal item from its consent calendar, delaying it at least another month as the county considers the issues raised.

Joshua Horwitz – War of the Whales

July 1, 2014
When science author Joshua Horwitz first came across a lawsuit filed by an environmental lawyer against the U.S. Navy, he knew he had a found an untold story.

Humboldt and Mendocino Counties Urged to Void Contract with Secretive, Inhumane Wildlife Services

June 30, 2014
A broad coalition of national animal and conservation groups sent formal letters to the Humboldt County and Mendocino County boards of supervisors today urging them to terminate their contracts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services.

Animal Legal Defense Fund, Cat Sanctuaries Ask California Fish and Wildlife to Regulate Hybrid “Franken-Cats”

June 26, 2014
Pricey wild crossed breeds often abandoned, pose threat to the public and wildlife.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Iowa Zoo over Endangered Species Act Violations

June 11, 2014
Manchester’s cricket hollow zoo faces lawsuit over cruel, illegal conditions.

California Gives ESA Protections to Lone Wolf and His Pups

June 4, 2014
Fantastic news! The California Fish and Game Commission voted today to protect wolves under our state Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Pink the Pelican Released after Savage Animal Cruelty Attack

June 4, 2014
As an attorney dedicated to winning justice for animals, yesterday was a truly special day for me.

Louisiana House Passes Bill to Keep Tony the Tiger Captive

May 30, 2014
On May 30, 2014 the Louisiana House passed SB 250, a bill that subverts the intent of a 2006 state law prohibiting the importation and possession of big exotic cats.

Legally Brief: ALDF’s Case to Free Tony the Tiger

May 22, 2014
Playing fast and loose with the law is unacceptable, no matter how deep your pockets or how tight your political connections.

ALDF, Environmentalists Demand Public Records Regarding Poison Dump on Bay Area’s Farallon Islands

May 14, 2014
Animal group files freedom of information act request to investigate millions of taxpayer dollars spent on eradication of wildlife.

Laws That Protect Animal and Human “Workers”

May 1, 2014
On October 5, 2013, an employee at the G.W. Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma suffered serious injuries when a tiger nearly ripped off her arm.

OSHA Enforces Against G.W. Exotic Animal Park After Animal Legal Defense Fund Complaint

April 24, 2014
Federal agency fines Oklahoma animal park for violation of worker safety laws.

Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2014
Five reasons why animal lovers should care about Earth Day.

Truck Stop Tiger Could Be Denied Legal Protections with New Louisiana Bill

April 22, 2014
Special exemption would keep tiger at Gross Tete truck stop; advocates urge immediate action.

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