January 30, 2014
The European Parliament's Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee adopted a report supporting improving animal welfare provisions in the proposed EU regulation on invasive alien species.
January 17, 2014
Humane Society International/UK urged the UK parliament to ban the keeping of primates as pets. Most recent estimates suggest that upwards of 9,000 primates may be held as pets in the UK, but the true figure could be far higher as records are incomplete.
January 15, 2014
The European Parliament’s adoption of a strong resolution on wildlife crime, including a call for a European Union action plan, received praise from HSI.
January 14, 2014
HSI renewed calls for the European Union to issue a moratorium on the import and sale of North American horsemeat following the adoption of a strong and wide-ranging European Parliament report.
December 5, 2013
As the biennial meeting of the international Polar Bear Agreement began in Moscow, Russia, new data pointed to an unsustainable rise in hunting that threatens the species.
November 29, 2013
The disastrous badger cull, which has been underway in Gloucestershire for eleven weeks, will end tomorrow, 30 November.
November 28, 2013
Barry M--the United Kingdom’s leading colour cosmetics brand--pledged support for HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign.
November 25, 2013
The World Trade Organization released the final report regarding the Canadian and Norwegian challenge of the EU ban on trade in products of commercial seal hunts.
November 22, 2013
The European Union’s €70.2 billion scientific research and innovation funding and policy framework, Horizon 2020, was adopted by the European Parliament in plenary session.
November 6, 2013
A coalition of six international animal welfare organisations expressed dismay at the decision by members of the Spanish Senate in favour of legislation that will see bullfighting promoted and protected by the State.