September 9, 2014
The government’s badger cull started once again in Gloucestershire and Somerset despite overwhelming scientific and expert evidence that last year’s pilot culls were both inhumane and ineffective. Humane Society International/UK reacted strongly to the news.
September 5, 2014
Japan began its annual dolphin drive in Taiji and announced plans to continue whaling.
August 26, 2014
HSI/UK Deeply Saddened as Natural England Issues Authorisation Letters for Badger Cull to Begin in Gloucestershire and Somerset
HSI/UK was deeply saddened that Natural England issued letters allowing badger culls to go ahead in Gloucestershire and Somerset.
August 20, 2014
As Badger Cull Looms, HSI UK Urges DEFRA to Extend Badger Vaccination Scheme to Offer Farmers An Effective, Humane Alternative to Shooting Badgers
HSI UK urged DEFRA to expand its limited Badger Edge Vaccination Funding Scheme to high-risk areas to offer farmers a genuinely effective, humane and science-led alternative to culling.
August 14, 2014
Wildlife experts, veterinarians, the Montreal SPCA and HSI/Canada urged Quebec authorities to immediately seize foxes found in distress on a fur farm north of Montreal.
August 11, 2014
HSI co-organized an art contest for students to raise awareness of rhino conservation in Vietnam
August 6, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation today to forbid his state from participating in the international trade in elephant ivory and rhino horns.
July 23, 2014
In the wake of growing global concern over decreasing shark populations and degrading health of marine ecosystems, Humane Society International India has petitioned leading airlines in India to end their role in the international trade in shark fins.
July 22, 2014
Conservationists from leading African organizations appealed internet retail giant Rakuten to cease sales of elephant ivory products during the current poaching epidemic. Rakuten is stimulating market demand for elephant ivory by facilitating the sale of tens of thousands of ivory products.
July 15, 2014
En su tercer año, el proyecto de HSI/APOWA para Salvar a las Tortugas Oliváceas en Odisha, India liberó de manera segura 36,029 tortugas al mar.