September 4, 2013
A report commissioned by HSI detailed numerous failures to rescue companion and farm animals in the wake of the East Japan Great Earthquake and Fukushima nuclear accident.
August 29, 2013
Concerned about the spread of rabies, officials from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam have agreed to consider a five-year moratorium on the commercial transport of dogs from one country to another to end the inhumane trade in dogs for meat.
August 27, 2013
The Vietnam government authority responsible for implementing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species and Humane Society International announced a long-term public awareness campaign aimed at reducing demand for rhino horn.
August 26, 2013
India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests issued a ‘fins naturally attached’ policy requiring fisheries to land sharks in coastal states with their fins intact.
August 20, 2013
Be Cruelty-Free Campaign Welcomes New In vitro Method That Could Replace Painful Rabbit Eye Tests In Cosmetics Industry
HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign welcomed a new in vitro method that could replace painful rabbit eye tests in the cosmetics industry.
August 12, 2013
A citywide "Bye Bye Shark Fins! Cycling for Sharks" event in the heart of Beijing raised public awareness and support for sharks, whose numbers are declining worldwide due to the cruel shark finning trade.
August 8, 2013
The Animal Welfare Board of India, in recognizing the problem of cruel shark finning, has issued an advisory to all Indian coastal states fisheries to help end this practice by having fishermen land sharks with their fins naturally attached.
July 10, 2013
Bollywood Heartthrob Kunal Kapoor Uses His Last Telegram in India to Call for Import Ban of Animal-Tested Cosmetics
Bollywood heartthrob Kunal Kapoor used his last telegram in India to call for an import ban of animal-tested cosmetics.
July 5, 2013
HSI is working in China to improve animal welfare in zoos and protection in the wild.
July 3, 2013
The June 2013 Yulin, China dog meat festival went ahead, but it was clear that pressure to stop it had had a dampening effect on celebrations.