March 3, 2016
The European Commission’s Food and Veterinary Office’s latest audit in Brazil has found major shortcomings in the production of horsemeat destined for export to the European Union.
February 26, 2016
HSI's Joanna Swabe applauded the European Commission for adopting a long-awaited EU Action Plan Against Wildlife Trafficking.
February 18, 2016
Humane Society International/UK has released a harrowing video of the miserable lives and painful deaths of foxes and raccoon dogs on Chinese fur farms, as a shocking reminder that millions of animals still suffer hideous deprivation and cruelty for their fur.
February 9, 2016
The Parliament of the Balearic Islands voted in favour of a proposal to initiate a ban on bullfighting and animal fiestas in the autonomous community.
December 22, 2015
While the COP 21 agreement did not address emissions from farm animals, observers and negotiators filled the room for HSI's official side-event, "Meat: the big omission from the talks on emissions."
December 16, 2015
Wholesalers, professional pest control industry experts and the RSPCA got behind HSI/UK’s Unstuck campaign to ban the public sale of cruel rodent glue traps. Rats and mice experience prolonged suffering on glue traps, including suffocating as the super-strong adhesive clogs their mouth or nose.
December 9, 2015
Shocking video footage released by Humane Society International/UK revealed the horrific suffering of thousands of rabbits factory farmed and cruelly slaughtered in China, for fur trim sold in Britain’s shops.
November 25, 2015
Investigations by HSI/UK and the BBC’s consumer show Fake Britain expose how inadequate and misleading garment labelling is leaving consumers without clear information to tell real animal fur from fake.
November 20, 2015
HSI applauded the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy for announcing a ban on the import of African lion hunting trophies. Furthermore, France will no longer issue reexport certificates for raw tusks and pieces of unworked ivory in an effort to combat ivory trafficking.
November 17, 2015
HSI challenged a Japanese whaling company in court today for breaching an Australian order to stop killing whales in the Australian Whale Sanctuary in the Southern Ocean.