June 17, 2010
More Must Be Done for Gulf Wildlife
An email from HSUS president, Wayne Pacelle, to HSUS members
Hundreds of oiled animals have been treated in the Gulf, and the specialists caring for them are top notch. We saw this firsthand when I and our team of experts surveyed the region last weekend to assess the oil spill's damage to area wildlife.
What keeps me awake is that for every animal rescued, hundreds are not retrieved. More people must be deployed to spot and retrieve oiled wildlife.
Our next step is to make a series of recommendations to ratchet up the government response in a dramatic way to meet this crisis. Here's what we saw »