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.
November 11, 2015
HSI/UK is supporting a unique conservation project in Scotland to save the Scottish wildcat, one of the world’s rarest animals, from extinction.
November 6, 2015
Animal Protection Campaigners Applaud UK MPs for Demanding Action to End Asia’s Cruel Dog Meat Trade
Britain's MPs have called for an end to Asia’s dog meat trade that sees around 30 million dogs a year brutally killed. Cross party MP support came as part of a Commons debate initiated by Robert Flello MP, the first ever British Parliament debate on the issue. The UK Government also pledged to take action.
October 28, 2015
Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of ending EU subsidies to farmers who specifically breed bulls for bullfights. Joanna Swabe, Ph.D., Humane Society International/Europe’s executive director, issued the following statement: