[MARMAM] Publication of US Animal Welfare Act standards policy paper

Naomi Rose naomi at awionline.org
Wed Jun 28 10:42:17 PDT 2017


Dear Marmamers:

I would like to announce the publication of a paper in the Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy, based on the May 2016 comments my organization submitted to the US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, during the public comment period for a proposed rule to amend the Animal Welfare Act regulations governing the care and handling of captive marine mammals.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13880292.2017.1309858

It is open access. There is no abstract, but in summary it outlines deficiencies in the proposed rule and recommends changes for the agency to consider when finalizing it. The recommendations are based on the best available science and industry best practice.

Regards,
Naomi Rose


____________________________
[13_AWILogo_ONLY]

NAOMI A. ROSE, PH.D.
Marine Mammal Scientist

ANIMAL WELFARE INSTITUTE
900 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20003
naomi at awionline.org<mailto:naomi at awionline.org>
T: +1 202 446 2120 ~ F: +1 202 446 2131 ~ C: +1 240 401 4269
www.awionline.org<http://www.awionline.org/>

P  Please consider the animals and their habitat before printing.

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.uvic.ca/pipermail/marmam/attachments/20170628/0e45044d/attachment-0001.html>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: image003.jpg
Type: image/jpeg
Size: 2553 bytes
Desc: image003.jpg
URL: <http://lists.uvic.ca/pipermail/marmam/attachments/20170628/0e45044d/attachment-0001.jpg>


More information about the MARMAM mailing list