February 8, 2016
U.S. Imported More than 1.2 Million Wildlife Trophies in Last Ten Years, Having Dire Impact on World's Wildlife
In the last ten years, American hunters have imported more than 1.2 million animals, more than 126,000 a year, as hunting trophies from across the world, according to a report by Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States.
February 4, 2016
Statement by the president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States as members of Safari Club International gathered for their annual convention.
February 3, 2016
Trophy hunters have killed approximately 29,000 lions in the U.S. in the last decade, according to a report, Cecil 2: Trophy Hunting America’s Lion, released today by The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International.
January 25, 2016
The mobile app Tank Watch was among the winners in the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge to tackle wildlife trafficking. Tank Watch – The Good Fish/Bad Fish Tool for Saltwater Aquariums aims to save fragile reefs and marine wildlife captured for household and small display aquariums worldwide by developing consumer awareness and ultimately reducing demand for wild caught aquarium fish.
January 22, 2016
The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has proposed a plan to increase killing of wolves and the unlimited killing of coyotes across most of the province in a poorly conceived, ill-informed effort purporting to enhance moose populations.
January 21, 2016
HSI responds to the High Court of Pretoria ruling that effectively made the trade in rhino horn legal in South Africa.
December 30, 2015
The US federal action to place African lions on the list of threatened and endangered species could and should cripple the canned lion hunting industry in South Africa, given that Americans account for nearly nine of every 10 kills at these despicable facilities.
December 22, 2015
A Major Blow to South Africa’s Canned Lion Hunting Industry as African Lions Gain Protection Under U.S. Law
In a move that is likely to put a major dent in South Africa’s canned hunting industry for lions, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it would institute important new measures to protect lions under the Endangered Species Act.
December 21, 2015
HSI/India, along with the Telangana Forest Department and Telangana State Biodiversity Board, recommended that the state government ban the use of Chinese manja, a sharp thread used in kite flying that can cause fatal injuries to both birds and humans.
November 30, 2015
HSI condemned Japan’s resumption of whaling in the Southern Ocean as contrary to the 2014 International Court of Justice judgment that rejected Japan’s claim that such whaling was scientific and thus exempt from the global moratorium on commercial whaling.