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Helping Turtles Survive

HSI/India and Action for Protection of Wild Animals joined forces to help Olive Ridley hatchings in Orissa reach the sea safely.

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  • February 14, 2018

    Three Indian owls rescued from wildlife trafficking racket

    Karnataka Forest Department’s Chikkaballapur Division Officers, under the direction of DCF Dr. Manjunath I.F.S, rescued three Indian eagle-owls from traffickers of the Hakki-pikki tribe about six kilometres from Chintamani town. HSI India assisted in the rescue.

  • February 2, 2018

    Three-Day Animal Law Training Program to be held in Coimbatore

    Humane Society International/India in collaboration with Coimbatore based animal welfare organization Humane Animal Society conducted a three-day animal law training program to more than 30 animal welfare activists in the city.

  • January 12, 2018

    Humane Society International/India welcomes government acceptance of non-animal skin and eye tests for pesticide safety

    In a move that could spare many animals from pain and death in crude 1940s-era experiments, the Registration Committee of the Central Insecticide Board under India’s Ministry of Agriculture has revised its pesticide testing regulations to recognize modern, human cell-based alternatives to rabbit tests for the assessment of eye and skin irritation.

  • January 5, 2018

    High Court at Hyderabad reiterates ban on cockfighting

    The High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad has reiterated its ban on cockfighting directing the Government of Andhra Pradesh to strictly follow the order it made in 2016. HSI/India has been campaigning to end the practice of cockfighting and has urged the public to report any cockfighting to the nearest police station or at HSI/India’s tip line at 8899117773.

  • December 7, 2017

    Rock eagle owls rescued from wildlife trafficking racket

    Rescuers saved two owls from wildlife trafficking, an activity that spikes during Diwali as demand for live animals and their parts during the festivities drive the illegal trade.

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