Nevada: Black Bears Need YOU!

The State of Nevada has a law that states the annual black bear hunt cannot be cancelled based upon scientific information provided by the NV Department of Wildlife (NDOW) and voted on by the Commission. Because of this, stopping the hunt is extremely challenging. As a means for circumventing this law, the public MUST make its voice heard at the annual meeting that establishes a quota for the number of bears killed in the hunt. CompassionWorks International calls for a ZERO quota for the 2017 hunt. We need ALL Nevada residents concerned about the hunt to speak up on behalf of Nevada bears. Please take a moment to email the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners and demand a ZERO kill quota f

CWI Speaks Out Against American Humane

Today the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage in Las Vegas received a certification from the organization American Humane, which has declared that the Mirage "meets the highest standard of animal care". CWI immediately spoke out against this travesty. The following is our statement: "The recent designation of Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat as meeting "the gold standard for animal welfare" by American Humane is without merit. As noted by the Review-Journal, MGM made significant contributions to establish the new program with David Blasko of the Habitat sitting on the advisory committee. The committee also consists of a panel of individuals heavily invested i

The Fight for Lolita

This past weekend, CWI joined the fight to secure sanctuary for Lolita, an orca who has been confined to a tank at Miami Seaquarium for 46 years. CWI Executive Director Carrie spoke at the Miracle March for Lolita in Miami where the main event of an international day of action took place. You can view her talk here. Following the talks, over two hundred people marched to the Seaquarium and protested for Lolita for two hours. CWI is proud to have provided some posters to this event, that we were able to leave for the continued use of local activists. While this was an amazing day, CWI's work for Lolita did not end there. We launched an investigation of the facility and will be following with

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