The more we learn about marine mammals, the more troubling it becomes to keep these complex, intelligent creatures in tanks and pens. It’s time to see the situation from the animals’ point of view and reconsider whether it's right to confine them for our amusement.
Dolphins are long-lived, wide-ranging predators who are self-aware and capable of abstract thinking. When captured from the wild for public display, they are removed violently and traumatically from their social units. Japan's drive fishery is particularly cruel.
HSI is working with governments, media, local activists, and the general public to change the perception of captive marine mammals. You can help: Don't swim with dolphins, and think twice before attending a marine mammal show.
March 17, 2016
SeaWorld announced in cooperation with The HSUS that it will end all breeding of its orcas and it won’t obtain additional orcas from other sources, along with a number other positive changes for animals.
June 10, 2015
As students prepare themselves for their new academic year, Humane Society International/India shares a few animal-friendly tips that they can include to their annual list and make it a great year for themselves and the animals.
April 1, 2015
As Indians prepare themselves for a fun filled and memorable summer vacation, Humane Society International/India shares few animal friendly tips that families should consider while planning their itinerary.
September 10, 2014
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle spoke with Louie Psihoyos, director of the film "The Cove."