September 22, 2016
Just in time for World Rhino Day, HSI and 27 leading wildlife organisations sent an urgent appeal to the King of Swaziland, asking him to withdraw a proposal to legalize the international trade in rhino horn, warning that demand across Asia for rhino horn is driving the species towards extinction.
August 12, 2016
In light of the upcoming CITES meeting, more than 26 interfaith leaders and organizations wrote to EU Ministers of Environment on World Elephant Day to call for their support to protect African elephants.
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.
June 2, 2016
The United States announced a near-complete ban on the commercial ivory trade, marking a historic step forward in ending the global elephant poaching crisis.
May 4, 2016
In a strong warning to elephant poachers, Kenya sent 105 tons of ivory up in flames this past Saturday, April 30.
April 21, 2016
HSI commended South Africa for scrapping a controversial and misguided proposal to legalize the international trade in rhino horn
March 16, 2016
In a positive response to a scientific petition submitted last year by animal protection groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said increased Endangered Species Act protections may be warranted for the African elephant. HSI along with The Humane Society of the United States and the International Fund for Animal Welfare submitted the original petition on Feb. 11, 2015.
March 15, 2016
Pangolins, the World’s Most Trafficked Mammals, Move Closer to U.S. Endangered Species Act Protection
Responding to a scientific petition by conservation groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today said Endangered Species Act protections may be warranted for seven species of pangolin, one of the most sought-after and poached wild animals in the world.
February 29, 2016
Green Monday South Africa joins Harvest of Hope to Offer Locally Grown, Organic Vegetables in Cape Town
Abalimi Bezekhaya has joined Green Monday South Africa to help Cape Town's Northern Suburbs take part in the movement. Abalimi Bezekhaya's Harvest of Hope will now be distributing fresh, organically-grown veggies to Durbanville and De Tyger areas once a week.
February 22, 2016
Questions and answers about the problems with trophy hunting.