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OUR HISTORY

Learn about our history and how our actions have impacted animals and the environment. 

OneProtest's history is rooted in activism that stems from the desire to change that which is unjust. We want to create a world that grows with compassion and understanding and sprouts other seeds of change. As a nonprofit organization, we have only begun to grow. 

END OF YEAR VIDEOS & REPORTS
 


 

OPEN LETTERS

From Conquest to Harmony:
An Open Letter to FWC Chairman Brian Yablonski

Taking the Trust:
An Open Letter to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Branded by Blood:
An Open Letter to Kevin Plank, President & CEO of Under Armour, Inc.

IN THE NEWS

2022

ABC 13 News

Plan to allow bear hunting in 3 WNC sanctuaries met with resistance

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The Guardian

Outcry as North Carolina allows bear hunting in sanctuaries

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2021

NPR (KCUR 89.3) - Kansas City

Missouri is holding its first black bear hunt, and some conservationists aren't happy

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NPR (WUFT/PBS)

With St. Augustine's Night of Lights around the corner, a debate over horse carriages continues

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News4Jax - Video
Black bear found shot to death near Pumpkin Hill, FWC says

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ACTION NEWS JAX - Video
Reward offered for arrest in death of black bear

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2020 
The Florida Channel

Elephant rides in Florida (Story starts around the 20 min mark). 
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Shark Allies' 7 Days to Save Sharks

Our Executive Director, Adam Sugalski's talk on Shark Allies' 7 Days to Save Sharks Challenge. Learn about our Shark Watch program and what inspired him to start saving sharks.

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World Animal News (WAN)

Shark Fin Ban In Florida Passes The House Today; Returning To The Senate For Next Vote
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World Animal News (WAN)

Breaking! 62 Bears Killed On First Day Of New Jersey's Bear Hunting Season; Help Us End The 2020 Hunt
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St. Louis Post - Dispatch

Fur flies over Missouri proposal to allow hunting of black bears
This article was written due to public opposition to Missouri's proposal to open up a bear hunting season. It showcases the importance of speaking up against injustice. We had several calls to action requesting that people contact The Missouri Department of Conservation to express their disapproval of a bear hunt.
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Alaska Native News

Kaktovic Whaling Captain Sentenced to Federal Prison for Violation of Marine Mammal Act (See our Justice for Polar Bear campaign).
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7 News Miami

Owner of Galleria Mall sues to evict SeaQuest before controversial aquarium opens its doors
Visit our website https://www.seaquestabuse.com/.
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PBS

113 Farm Animals Removed From SWFL Backyard Butcher Operation
We assisted the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and Farm Sanctuary in a rescue mission that saved 113 farm animals from horrific conditions at a backyard slaughterhouse farm in Lee County, Florida. The animals now live happily at several different animal sanctuaries.
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2019 

FOLIO WEEKLY MAGAZINE

Fishing for Shark Selfies - New shark fishing regulations in effect for Floridians
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News4Jax

New shore-based shark fishing rules go into effect Monday

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Action News Jax

Strict new shore-based shark fishing rules go into effect July 1st

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BUTTERBLOOM

I OPPOSE BLACK BEAR HUNTING IN FLORIDA – BY ADAM SUGALSKI
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World Animal News (WAN)

WAN Exclusive With Adam Sugalski Of 'One Protest' Who Helped Implement 'Shark Watch' Regulations To Help Protect Sharks In Florida
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World Animal News (WAN)

171 Black Bears Have Been Killed By Hunters In New Jersey Three Days Into The State's Controversial Annual Bear Hunt; Help End It!
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News4Jax

Florida wildlife officials look to address bear population without hunt
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Pensacola News Journal

Petition calls for FWC to relocate — not euthanize — bear that killed Gulf Breeze dog
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ABC News

Bear attack in Gulf Breeze prompts online petition
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Newstimes

Hiker knocked down by bear in Southbury: 'this was not an attack'
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Action News Jax

Group planning protest in St. Augustine to call for ban on horse drawn carriages
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Historic City News

Saturday protest to ban St Augustine’s horse-drawn carriages

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Atlanta Coca-Cola/Fairlife Milk Protest - Interview

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2018 

NPR Interview

Land-Based Shark Fishing
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FOLIO WEEKLY MAGAZINE

Captain of the Special Forces of Animal Rights
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World Animal News (WAN)

WAN Talks With OneProtest Founder, Adam Sugalski, About Their New "Save Florida Sharks" Campaign & How People Can Help!
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People Magazine

Future Unclear for Thousands of Greyhounds That Will Need Homes Following Florida Racing Ban 
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One Green Planet

Listless Zoo Elephant Spends Her Days Pressing Her Head Against a Pole 
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Yahoo News

Future Unclear for Thousands of Greyhounds That Will Need Homes Following Florida Racing Ban
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Action News Jax (Video)

Report: 9 people arrested after bears lured with food and attacked by dogs

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Royce Airs Show

Episode 25 with Adam Sugalski of One Protest
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2017 
OUR HEN HOUSE  

Episode 413: Adam Sugalski and Richard Angelo & Joan Schaffner

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Talking Animals

Panel Discussion About The End Of Ringling

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TS RADIO: Voices Carry for Animals #121

Adam Sugalski- Exe Dir of OneProtest
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World Animal News (WAN)

Help Shoot Down Devastating New Bill Calling For Legalization Of Trophy Hunters To Possess & Transport Ivory In The U.S.
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EL PAIS

The two lives of Ely, the last elephant in Mexico City

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ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS

OneProtest responds to commentaries
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WJCT News

Circus Protests Continue in Florida after Ringling Bros. Announces Closure
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ACTION NEWS JAX

Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus visits Jacksonville for the last time

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News4Jax

Wandering black bear moves into Nocatee, FWC says

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Wild & Scenic Film Film Festival Lounge Interview

Alec Rivera & Adam Sugalski of Unchained at Wild & Scenic

Unchained is the story of the peaceful and educational activism of Carol Buckley (Founder and CEO at Elephant Aid International) about elephants in captivity and how they are trained, forced to long working hours and living in clearly improvable conditions.

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2016 

The Dodo

VICTORY: Florida Calls Off Cruel Bear Hunt 

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TS RADIO: Voices Carry for Animals #88

Adam Sugalski- STOP The FL Bear Hunt

COUNTER PUNCH

Florida’s 2016 Bear Hunt Options: a Continuing Experiment in Special-Interest Dominance

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2015 
Psychology Today

Florida Bear Hunt Ignores Conservation Psychology & Science
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The Huffington Post

Florida's Upcoming Bear Hunt: A Tragic Failure to Apply Solid Science, Public Opinion, and Compassionate Conservation
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The Washington Post

298 bears killed in Florida hunt that 'ignored science' 
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On the Brink

Featuring informal writing on the environment, sustainability, and higher education. Environmental Hero of 2015, Adam Sugalski
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New Times

As Florida's Bear Hunt Opens, Critics Complain Wildlife Agency Is Beholden to Hunters

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FLORIDA POLITICS

“Stop the Hunt” activists plan statewide protests against black bear hunt

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WJCT News

Statewide Bear Hunt Protests Set For Friday; Season Opens Saturday

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ACTION NEWS JAX

Ringling Brothers cuts elephants from circus
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News4Jax

Protesters fight possible return of bear hunting

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ACTION NEWS JAX

Ringling Brothers cuts elephants from circus

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News4Jax

FWC to adjust sights on future bear hunts

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WJCT NEWS

Animal Rights Group Protesting Morocco Shrine Circus In Jacksonville

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WJCT News

Scott Won't Step In to Block Florida Bear Hunt
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WUSF Public Media

Statewide Bear Hunt Protests Set For Friday; Season Opens Saturday
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WESH2 News

New details on proposed bear hunting plan released

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