February 9, 2015
You can help pass laws that protect animals in your state. Humane Lobby Day is easy, fun and guaranteed to make you feel like a powerful animal activist. We'll help you find the Humane Lobby Day in your state.
April 18, 2014
This week, six California sea lions were killed at Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River simply for doing what comes naturally – eating fish.
April 24, 2013
The commercial fishing industry poses dangers to marine mammals. Boat collisions, entanglements in fishing gear, or entrapments as non-target species result in injuries and deaths.
January 18, 2013
With President Obama’s inauguration and second term around the corner, I thought it would be a good opportunity to take a look back at his animal protection record over the last four years. How well has this administration responded to animal protection concerns?
March 19, 2012
A timeline of our work to protect the sea lions who inhabit the Columbia River between Washington and Oregon. Unfairly scapegoated for the river's declining salmon populations, we have been fighting for years to keep the states and the federal government from killing sea lions.
May 25, 2011
The HSUS announced that it has reached an agreement with the states of Oregon and Washington and the National Marine Fisheries Service, to suspend plans to kill as many as 85 sea lions at the Bonneville Dam this year.
November 23, 2010
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco halted the National Marine Fisheries Service’s program to kill federally protected sea lions at the Bonneville Dam on the Washington and Oregon border.
February 7, 2008
Salmon are disappearing from the Columbia River, and sea lions aren't to blame. But they're the ones being killed.