August 28, 2015
DEFRA confirmed that its badger cull will be rolled out to an additional area despite the fact that two years of culling in existing zones in Gloucestershire and Somerset have repeatedly missed their badger kill targets, and been dismissed as ineffective and inhumane by renowned scientists.
July 31, 2015
Humane Society International/Europe is working hard to reduce the consumption of animal foods in the European Union.
July 20, 2015
A British scientist developed a device, Protect RAPID, that could dramatically reduce rhino poaching.
June 16, 2015
HSI urged the European Commission to suspend Canadian Horsemeat imports following the Food and Veterinary Office's audit report raising serious concerns about the reliability of controls on horses slaughtered in Canada for export of horsemeat to the EU.
June 4, 2015
HSI commended the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee for rejecting amendments that would have reintroduced a controversial exemption for products of so-called Marine Resource Management hunts (seal culls).
April 17, 2015
Humane Society International/UK welcomed the British Veterinary Association's announcement it has withdrawn support for the shooting of free-running badgers in the government’s misguided badger cull policy. However, HSI/UK is deeply disappointed that the BVA continues to endorse cage trapping and shooting.
March 9, 2015
Information for reporters working on stories about or seeking interviews from HSI Europe.
March 3, 2015
Animal protection must be firmly part of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations, say Humane Society International and World Animal Protection.
February 18, 2015
HSI/UK’s Executive Director Claire Bass urged all political parties to be more ambitious on animal policies because tackling cruelty and animal suffering matters to British voters.
February 6, 2015
Animal Welfare Triumphs as European Commission Proposes Strengthening the EU Ban on Cruel Seal Product Trade
The European Commission proposed strengthening the European Union ban on seal product trade, closing previous loopholes and appearing to bring it into compliance with recommendations from the World Trade Organization.