October 6, 2014
HSI hailed Chinese authorities for granting a license for Shanghai EpiSkin Biotechnology Ltd as an important step towards enabling domestic cosmetics companies to replace animal tests with modern in vitro methods, and in so doing, take advantage of the very latest research technologies in product safety.
October 1, 2014
A student cycling team from Shandong University in China raised public awareness about the elephant poaching threat during a four-day bike tour across Shandong province, in light of the escalating elephant poaching crisis, and to commemorate the World Animal Day.
September 30, 2014
HSI/India Confident of Government’s Commitment to Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban Despite Opposition from Industry
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is sure to keep its word on making India the first country in South Asia to become a cruelty-free cosmetics zone, despite industry pressure, said HSI/India’s #BeCrueltyFree campaign.
September 29, 2014
HSI is supporting local partner Dalian VShine Animal Protection Group to spread a culture of pet adoption in China.
September 24, 2014
Animal protection groups urged the Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests to support the shark and ray listings being proposed at the 11th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention of Migratory Species.
September 23, 2014
President of World Council of Arya Samaj, Swami Agnivesh, urged Hindu devotees to stop the barbaric practice of sacrificing hundreds of thousands of animals on the occasion of the Gadhimai Festival in Nepal. Agnivesh joins Humane Society International and Animal Welfare Network Nepal in calling for an end to the slaughter.
September 16, 2014
September 10, 2014
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle spoke with Louie Psihoyos, director of the film "The Cove."
September 9, 2014
Global food giant Heinz committed to ensuring that 20 percent of its eggs would be cage-free by the end of 2015 in its North American operations.
September 5, 2014
Japan began its annual dolphin drive in Taiji and announced plans to continue whaling.