November 18, 2015
Japanese Whaling Company Found Guilty of ‘Wilful Contempt’, Fined $1millionAUS in Court Case by Humane Society International
In a historic victory for whales, the federal court in Australia has found Japanese whaling company Kyodo Senpaku guilty of contempt of court for killing minke whales in the Australian Whale Sanctuary, in breach of a 2008 injunction and Australian law.
November 17, 2015
HSI challenged a Japanese whaling company in court today for breaching an Australian order to stop killing whales in the Australian Whale Sanctuary in the Southern Ocean.
November 11, 2015
HSI/UK is supporting a unique conservation project in Scotland to save the Scottish wildcat, one of the world’s rarest animals, from extinction.
October 23, 2015
Docenas de aves, tortugas y un perro fueron rescatados tras ser abandonados en un apartamento de la Ciudad de México y hoy se encuentran a salvo, recibiendo tratamiento.
October 15, 2015
HSI's Joanna Swabe issued a statement criticizing the public dissection of a lion cub at the Odense Zoo in Denmark
October 7, 2015
A YouGov poll commissioned by HSI/UK that looked at public use of and attitudes to rodent glue traps reveal that mis-use of the traps is potentially breaking the law, and that the majority of people believe they should be banned.
September 21, 2015
HSI premiered a cartoon movie based on its children’s book, "I'm a Little Rhino," to hundreds of primary school children in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, to help teach children about rhinoceros poaching concerns and conservation efforts.
September 3, 2015
Top Experts – Bateson, Krebs, Bourne, Munro – Call on DEFRA to Immediately End the Inhumane & Ineffective Badger Cull
Leading wildlife, veterinary and livestock experts have written an open letter to DEFRA urging Ministers to immediately reconsider the decision to proceed with a third year of badger culling.
August 28, 2015
DEFRA confirmed that its badger cull will be rolled out to an additional area despite the fact that two years of culling in existing zones in Gloucestershire and Somerset have repeatedly missed their badger kill targets, and been dismissed as ineffective and inhumane by renowned scientists.
August 27, 2015
Since the killing of Cecil the lion in early July, 42 airlines, including Virgin, Delta, Air Canada and Jet Blue, have banned shipping lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and Cape buffalo trophies. South African Airways and shipping giants UPS and Fed Ex have yet to do so.