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:
October 15, 2015
HSI's Joanna Swabe issued a statement criticizing the public dissection of a lion cub at the Odense Zoo in Denmark
October 13, 2015
Millions of rats and mice experience prolonged cruelty from glue traps, a widely used inhumane rodent control product, says animal welfare charity Humane Society International/UK. The organisation launched its #Unstuck campaign to highlight the cruelty of rodent glue traps and to call for a UK sale ban on the devices, which are already outlawed on animal welfare grounds in New Zealand and Ireland.
October 7, 2015
A YouGov poll commissioned by HSI/UK that looked at public use of and attitudes to rodent glue traps reveal that mis-use of the traps is potentially breaking the law, and that the majority of people believe they should be banned.
September 28, 2015
Animal protection and sustainable food NGOs joined forces with Members of the European Parliament to give EU policymakers food for thought during The Free Lunch event in Brussels.
September 21, 2015
enhancing animal welfare when granting investment capital through international finance institutions. This commitment reflects the growing importance of animal welfare in agricultural development and food policy.
September 15, 2015
Humane Society International/UK condemned the torment and killing of a bull named Rompesuelas (breaking soles) at the Toro de la Vega fiesta in Tordesillas, Spain as “gratuitous animal cruelty”. The killing took place despite polling data revealing that the majority of Spanish people oppose the brutal fiesta.
September 10, 2015
Almost three quarters, 74 per cent, of Spanish citizens aged 16-65 oppose the Toro de la Vega bull fiesta, an Ipsos MORI online opinion poll commissioned by Humane Society International shows.