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Sep 15, 2020, 07:03 ET Born Free USA Calls for an End to Trapping on National Wildlife Refuges

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, launched a new campaign, #TrapFreeTrails, which calls for an end to...


Aug 20, 2020, 07:03 ET Born Free USA Calls for an End to Fur Farming in the U.S. in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, is calling for an end to fur farming in the United States in response to...


Aug 18, 2020, 07:03 ET Laws are Failing Wild Animals, Claims Newly Published Research

Licensing Laws and Animal Welfare: The Welfare of Wild Animals (Palgrave MacMillan and Springer Nature), a new book by Dr. Liz Tyson of Born Free...


Jul 01, 2020, 07:00 ET Born Free USA campaign challenges trophy hunting industry

Born Free USA, an internationally recognized leader in animal welfare and compassionate conservation, is launching a six week-long campaign in July...


May 11, 2020, 07:00 ET Born Free USA highlights the connection between world wildlife trade and COVID-19

Angela Grimes, the CEO of leading wildlife advocacy organization Born Free USA, will showcase the group's ongoing work to counter the global wildlife ...


Jan 21, 2020, 07:00 ET Born Free USA Launches Expert Honorary Council to Lead Global Change for Animals

Born Free USA, an internationally recognized leader in animal welfare and compassionate conservation, announced today the formation of a new Honorary ...


Nov 18, 2019, 15:13 ET Born Free USA Applauds Reintroduction of Bill Banning Dangerous Traps on National Wildlife Refuges

Born Free USA, an internationally recognized leader in animal protection and wildlife conservation, announced today its strong support of the recent...


Aug 29, 2019, 07:00 ET Born Free USA Celebrates Landmark Victories at CITES International Wildlife Conference

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, participated in the Convention on International Trade of Endangered...


Aug 15, 2019, 07:00 ET Born Free USA Condemns Trump Administration's Overhaul of Endangered Species Act

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, sharply criticized Monday's action by the Trump administration to...


May 17, 2019, 07:00 ET Born Free USA Names Angela Grimes New CEO

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, has named Angela Grimes the organization's CEO. Grimes joined Born Free...


Jan 15, 2019, 07:05 ET International Animal Advocate Named Director of Born Free USA's Primate Sanctuary

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, has named Dr. Liz Tyson the new director of its primate sanctuary in...


Nov 13, 2018, 07:39 ET Born Free USA Issues 2018 Report on European Fur Farms

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, has released a report ranking 46 European countries based on their...


Sep 19, 2018, 07:02 ET Born Free USA Presents "A Celebration of Wildlife" Fundraising Event for U.S. Wildlife Conservation Efforts

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, is hosting a major fundraising event, "A Celebration of Wildlife," on...


Jul 24, 2018, 07:07 ET Born Free USA Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Dawkins, the San Antonio Airport "Escapee"

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, has kicked off a new crowdfunding campaign to support Dawkins, the rhesus ...


Sep 22, 2017, 07:06 ET Born Free USA Reveals Best and Worst States in 2017 Animal Trapping Report

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, today released its 2017 Trapping Report, which assigns a letter grade to...


Sep 07, 2016, 06:05 ET Born Free USA Releases New Undercover Trapping Investigation: Victims of Vanity II

Five years after Born Free USA's shocking undercover investigation Victims of Vanity, which exposed the vicious truth about the U.S. trapping...


Jul 07, 2015, 10:55 ET Born Free USA Applauds Nationwide Push to Crack Down on Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn Trade

Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, commends the legislators in nearly 20 states across the U.S. who have...


Aug 27, 2014, 12:05 ET Groundbreaking Report Commissioned by Born Free USA Uncovers Ivory Supply Chain from Poached African Elephants to Markets in Asia

Today, Born Free USA and C4ADS released a groundbreaking report, Out of Africa: Mapping the Global Trade in Illicit Elephant Ivory, which focuses on...


Apr 21, 2014, 06:05 ET New Report Commissioned by Born Free USA Confirms Organized Crime, Government Corruption, and Militia Links to Elephant Poaching and the Ivory Trade

Today, Born Free USA and C4ADS released "Ivory's Curse: The Militarization and Professionalization of Poaching in Africa," one of the most shocking,...


Feb 03, 2014, 01:01 ET Adam Roberts Named CEO of Born Free USA

Adam Roberts has been named CEO of Born Free USA today. The announcement was made by Will Travers, departing CEO of Born Free USA, and Prashant K....


Mar 09, 2011, 05:00 ET Undercover Investigation Released Today Reveals Barbaric Animal Trapping Practices

Born Free USA, a leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, announced today the results of a groundbreaking undercover investigation inside...