October 13, 2014
Elephants in South Africa’s oldest game reserve, Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, located in the KwaZulu Natal province on South Africa’s East coast, received their first contraceptive vaccine to control the population’s growth rate. Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park is the largest park to have implemented an elephant contraception program yet.
September 16, 2014
Elephants in Ezemvelo KwaZulu Natal Wildlife’s Ithala Game Reserve, located on South Africa’s east coast, were treated for the first time with a contraceptive vaccine to control the population’s growth rate.
March 4, 2014
Elephants in iSimangaliso Wetland Park, located in KwaZulu Natal province on South Africa’s east coast, were treated for the first time with a contraceptive vaccine to control the population’s growth rate.
July 24, 2012
HSI presented our findings on elephant immunocontraception as a form of population control in July 2012 at the Fourth International Wildlife Management Congress in Durban, South Africa.
July 9, 2012
A report recaps twelve years of exciting and conclusive research into the field application of an immunocontraceptive that controls population growth rates of free-ranging African elephants.
August 31, 2010
In August 2010, HSI and The HSUS announced the results of a 10-year research project that demonstrates that contraception can be used to humanely and effectively control reproduction in African elephants in small to medium private game reserves.
June 23, 2010
HSI has developed a working relationship with the China Association of Zoological Gardens (CAZG) with the aim of improving animal welfare in Chinese zoos.