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
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).
June 30, 2016
Undercover video: trophy hunts of threatened and vulnerable species sold at Safari Club International convention
HSI and The HSUS released an undercover video ahead of the one year anniversary of the killing of Cecil the Lion revealing hunts for other threatened and vulnerable animals on sale at Safari Club International’s annual convention.
June 24, 2016
Tanzania urged to rescind hunting concession to Green Mile, a company accused of reckless, atrocious animal abuses
In a letter sent to Tanzanian President John Magufuli, The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International strongly urged the government to rescind its decision to grant a hunting concession to Green Mile Company Limited, an operator previously expelled from the country for appalling and abusive killing of wildlife.