Every year, hundreds of thousands of wild animals, representing hundreds of different species, are slain by trophy hunters. Join our online community to help end this cruel practice.
Call for better protection of these animals, and for airlines and shipping companies to stop carrying hunting trophies.Your voice matters
Learn the facts about trophy hunting and why many claims made about this cruel hobby are unfounded.What to know
Find out more about the animals that trophy hunters covet and what we’re doing to stop trophy hunting.Wildlife in danger
HSI’s global efforts to end trophy hunting span far and wide, from our initiatives at an international convention on wildlife trade to our work closing loopholes in U.S. federal regulations.How we fight trophy hunting
November 29, 2016
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that all leopards may qualify for “endangered” status under the Endangered Species Act. The decision comes in response to a legal petition submitted in July 2016 by The HSUS, HSI, IFAW, the Center for Biological Diversity and The Fund for Animals.
September 19, 2016
Ahead of CITES wildlife trade conference, HSI warns leaders “it’s do or die” for iconic elephants, rhinos, lions, pangolins, sharks, rays, and many other wild plants and animals
Wildlife experts at Humane Society International warned that decisions taken at the upcoming CITES international wildlife trade meeting could be ‘do or die’ for some of the world’s most iconic and threatened wild species such as African elephant, rhinos and pangolins.
August 16, 2016
HSI/Canada issued a statement condemning the cruel killing of a black bear with a spear in Alberta by an American trophy hunter.
July 25, 2016
Wildlife advocates aim to increase conservation measures and protect African leopards from American trophy hunters
With the support of renowned wildlife experts Jane Goodall and Dereck Joubert, animal protection and conservation organizations, led by The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International, filed a legal petition today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to extend the full protections of the Endangered Species Act to African leopards (Panthera pardus pardus).