The latest news about our animal protection work in China.
July 8, 2011
As part of a collaborative exchange program with the official China Association of Zoological Gardens (CAZG), HSI has been providing expert speakers at an annual zoo directors’ workshop.
May 5, 2011
Humane Society International partnered with Hong Kong Shark Foundation and the Beijing Animal Rescue Branch to rally support for sharks on Earth Day.
April 18, 2011
Local animal advocates rescued hundreds of dogs from a truck bound for a meat market in the northeast region of China.
March 15, 2011
HSI Canada applauded the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People’s Republic of China for accepting two legislative proposals to ban Canadian seal product imports to China.
March 14, 2011
At a March 2011 event in Beijing, HSI's Chinese partners announced a campaign against trade in products of commercial seal slaughter.
February 2, 2011
HSI and Chinese Animal Protection Groups Applaud Renowned Chinese Designer Guo Pei for Rejecting Seal Fur
After the Chinese public expressed concern for seals, renowned Chinese fashion designer Guo Pei pledged never again to use animal fur in her work.
February 1, 2011
Chinese fashion designer Guo Pei decided not to use seal fur in a design which was to be featured in a Lunar New Year television special.
January 12, 2011
In January 2011, Chinese and Canadian animal protection groups called on Canada’s Fisheries Minister Gail Shea and Canadian sealing-industry representatives to leave China.
December 16, 2010
In December 2010, HSI visited mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea to spread the word about the cruelty involved in commercial seal slaughter and seal product trade.
November 30, 2010
In November 2010, HSI urged the Chinese government to prohibit trade in seal products, citing the inherent cruelty involved in commercial seal slaughters.