Reporter and editor for Animalia Education: University of Oregon, BA in journalism and Spanish
Karin Brulliard helms the Animalia blog. She was previously The Washington Post’s deputy foreign editor. She joined The Post at its now-defunct Austin bureau in 2003 and later covered immigration from Washington, reported from Iraq, and served as bureau chief in South Africa, Pakistan and Israel.
The agency says the drop is due to litigation and a new approach to enforcement that emphasizes working with alleged violators. Critics say it's evidence of an increasingly opaque, pro-industry stance.