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Government Documents Reveal That Killing Cormorants Won’t Help Columbia River SalmonAugust 13, 2015
Despite findings, federal agency authorized killing more than 10,000 cormorants.
Hearing Tomorrow on Cricket Hollow Zoo LicenseAugust 5, 2015
Federal Court orders hearing on Animal Legal Defense Fund’s lawsuit under Endangered Species Act.
ALDF Petitions to Revoke Dental License of Cecil the Lion’s KillerAugust 5, 2015
Animal Legal Defense Fund files complaint seeking Minnesota board of dentistry investigation of Walter James Palmer.
Animal Protection, Conservation Organizations Sue Mendocino County in Response to Wildlife Services Contract RenewalJuly 27, 2015
County violated California Environmental Quality Act.
Mendocino County Renews Controversial Contract with Wildlife-Killing ProgramJune 17, 2015
County will pay wildlife services to kill millions of wild animals each year.
Students Speak Up for Tony the TigerMay 8, 2015
Animal lawyers aren’t the only ones roaring about cruelty to captive animals like Tony the tiger. Kids care too.
5 Reasons to Eat for the Planet This Earth Day, 2015April 22, 2015
Here are five reasons all animal lovers should eat for the planet, starting today.
Lawsuit Filed to Stop Cormorant Slaughter By Federal AgenciesApril 20, 2015
Thousands of native birds blamed for salmon declines caused by Corps’ mismanagement of the hydropower system.
Mendocino County Suspends Contract with Rogue Federal Wildlife-Killing ProgramApril 13, 2015
County will review tactics of Wildlife Services, which kills millions of wild animals annually.
Breeding Facility Forces Illegal, Gruesome Surgeries on Pregnant Monkeys at Florida CompoundApril 2, 2015
In experiments that sound straight out of the dark ages, Hendry County, Florida’s Primate Products, a monkey-breeding facility supposed to be restricted to breeding monkeys, has instead been performing crude surgeries on pregnant animals for profit.
Court Rules Navy War Games Violate Law Protecting Whales and DolphinsApril 1, 2015
U.S. District Court deems that nearly 9.6 million underwater assaults on whales and dolphins were improperly assessed as “negligible.”
Army Corps to Blow Cormorants Out of the Sky—Can You Help?March 24, 2015
If you are a lover of the Columbia River’s birds, the Animal Legal Defense Fund needs your help in putting a stop to this slaughter.
American Bar Association Protects Animals and Public SafetyMarch 9, 2015
The ABA puts its full endorsement behind the policy position that ownership of dangerous wild animals should be banned throughout the U.S.
Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Lawsuit over Illegal Permitting of Monkey Breeding Facility Moves ForwardMarch 5, 2015
Hendry County court refuses to dismiss lawsuit regarding secretive approval of breeding facility for biomedical research.
Ringling to Phase Out Circus Elephants!March 5, 2015
On March 5, 2015, we all woke up to historic news that may not have been believable had it not been reported on virtually every major news network across the United States: Ringling Bros. announced that it is finally eliminating the use of elephants from its circus by 2018.