The latest news about our animal protection work in China.
April 28, 2015
In Xi’an, China, members of an animal protection volunteer group supported by HSI rescued 153 dogs destined for slaughter.
April 23, 2015
University students from more than 30 institutions across China will be competing in China’s first ever poster design competition to highlight the suffering of animals used to test cosmetics.
April 22, 2015
The Guardian of the Elephants Alliance celebrated the launch of the Elephant Awareness Month at the National Zoological Museum China with hundreds of college students encouraging the public to protect endangered elephants by stopping the consumption of ivory.
February 26, 2015
HSI issued a statement in response to the Chinese government’s announcement that it will suspend the importation of carved African elephant ivory effective until Feb. 26, 2016.
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 29, 2014
HSI is supporting local partner Dalian VShine Animal Protection Group to spread a culture of pet adoption in China.
August 29, 2014
August 8, 2014
In the first week of August, 2014, Chinese animal activists helped pull over multiple trucks filled with dogs bound for slaughter in a massive rescue effort that shone a spotlight on the suffering involved in the dog meat trade.
July 2, 2014
Violinist Vanessa-Mae & Be Cruelty-Free Celebrate as China Takes Crucial Step Toward Ending Cosmetics Animal Testing
World famous violinist, Vanessa-Mae, joined the HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign to celebrate a victory in China, where animal testing for ordinary cosmetics produced inside the country is no longer legally mandated.