Our Work

Wildlife Advocacy

Hunting is the past. Currently available nonlethal wildlife science is the future. APLNJ is on the front lines working to advance this approach and we encourage you to get involved. By getting involved in your local community, you can help to advance effective 21st Century nonlethal methods.

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Black Bear Protection

Since 1992, Bear Group, a program of APLNJ has educated residents all over New Jersey about peacefully co-existing with black bears. Our efforts have stopped 8 bear hunts since 2000. We will not stop fighting for bears until they are permanently protected.

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Community Cat Advocacy

APLNJ encourages and assists with the implementation of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) as the effective, cost-effective and humane method of managing community cat numbers, protecting public health and reducing impact on wildlife.

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Compassionate Eating

The cruelty in animal agri-business industry is unparalleled. Medical studies demonstrate that eating a plant-based diet can reduce the risk of  heart disease, diabetes, stroke, cancer, and obesity. The United Nations recognizes the environmental destruction of an animal-based diet. Plant-based eating is humane, healthy, and environmental.

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Non-Animal Research

Our animal research modernization program exposes the fallacy of animal experimentation, promotes non-animal research methods, and educates consumers on how they can help end an ancient, outmoded practice that harms animals and people.

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