January 28, 2015
Small, emerging farmers practicing free-range egg production and crate-free pork production in South Africa received support from major retailer Pick ‘n Pay and Humane Society International. Pick ‘n Pay aims to increase the sourcing of their eggs and meat coming from higher welfare farms within the next 12 months.
November 6, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has received import permit applications for two individuals who want to shoot critically endangered black rhinos and then import the trophies into the US.
October 23, 2014
HSI offered grants to two animal welfare organizations in Sierra Leone to support work that had been impacted by the Ebola outbreak.
October 21, 2014
HSI made grants to support two animal welfare organizations in Sierra Leone after their work was impacted by the Ebola outbreak.
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.
July 22, 2014
Conservationists from leading African organizations appealed internet retail giant Rakuten to cease sales of elephant ivory products during the current poaching epidemic. Rakuten is stimulating market demand for elephant ivory by facilitating the sale of tens of thousands of ivory products.
April 8, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it would temporarily stop imports of sport-hunted trophies of African elephants from Tanzania and Zimbabwe
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.
January 21, 2014
In January 2014, the Dallas Safari Club auctioned off a permit to hunt a black rhino in Namibia, claiming that the money would go toward conservation efforts.