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.
February 4, 2016
Statement by the president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States as members of Safari Club International gathered for their annual convention.
January 21, 2016
HSI responds to the High Court of Pretoria ruling that effectively made the trade in rhino horn legal in South Africa.
October 14, 2015
Humane Society International launched Green Monday in South Africa. The new initiative aims to improve animal welfare, human health and environmental sustainability, and includes a video narrated by actress Natalie Becker.
August 27, 2015
Since the killing of Cecil the lion in early July, 42 airlines, including Virgin, Delta, Air Canada and Jet Blue, have banned shipping lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and Cape buffalo trophies. South African Airways and shipping giants UPS and Fed Ex have yet to do so.
August 20, 2015
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle commented on the worldwide reverberations felt from the slaying of Cecil the lion.