June 2, 2010
Japan has defied the international moratorium on commercial whaling for decades and Australia has had enough. They plan to move forward with an international court case against Japan in the hopes of seeking justice for whales.
May 28, 2010
In 2010, countries including the United States were considering a deal to lift the decades-old moratorium on commercial whaling.
April 20, 2010
In spring 2010, a proposed deal threatened an IWC moratorium on whaling that had been in place for decades.
April 15, 2010
HSI and the Humane Society of the United States are proud to be part of a coalition of organizations working with Participant Media to promote Disney's "Oceans" and the film's message.
April 13, 2010
HSI and other nonprofits organized an Earth Day 2010 rally to protect whales on the National Mall in Washington, DC.
March 12, 2010
To many observers, including HSI representatives, a proposal from an IWC working group under consideration in March 2010 looked more like a plan to re-introduce commercial whaling under a mutually acceptable regime than a fair and serious attempt at compromise.
February 27, 2010
In March 2010, a proposed deal by an IWC Support Group Further threatened to legalize commercial whaling for 10 years without calling for a phase-out or phase-down of whaling.
June 24, 2009
In Madeira, Portugal in 2009, Patricia Forkan, former president of Humane Society International, addressed the 61st annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission.
June 20, 2009
The opening statement by Humane Society International at the 61st annual International Whaling Commission meeting in 2009.
May 20, 2009
On May 20, 2009, HSI Vice President Kitty Block gave testimony regarding the organization's vision of a future for whales and the International Whaling Commission.