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
February 1, 2017
An economic study released finds that trophy hunters have grossly overstated the contribution of big game hunting to eight African economies and that overall tourism in Africa dwarfs trophy hunting as a source of revenue.
January 31, 2017
Killing of 280 South African animals to raise more than US$1 million for American hunting group’s anti-wildlife agenda
The Safari Club International will auction off the killing of animals in South Africa, valued at more than US$1 million, which will go toward funding SCI, one of the world’s largest trophy hunting advocacy groups.
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.