May 15, 2012
The 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio +20, promised to address a number of important issues, including food security, sustainable agriculture and water availability.
May 3, 2012
Humane Society International applauded the Costa Rican restaurant Oasis, located in Escazú, near the capital San José, for ending its use of conventional eggs from hens confined in battery cages by switching to cage-free eggs.
April 25, 2012
Environmental and Humane Groups Praise Costa Rica for Groundbreaking Proposal on the International Protection of Hammerhead Sharks
Humane Society International, along with partner organizations, commended Costa Rica for taking the lead in the international protection of oceanic wildlife by listing the Sphyrna lewini species of hammerhead sharks within the Appendix III of CITES.
April 23, 2012
Humane Society International Launches Worldwide ‘Be Cruelty-Free’ Campaign To End Cosmetics Testing on Animals
Humane Society International launched Be Cruelty-Free, a global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics.
April 23, 2012
Costa Rica’s constitutional court declared the Pamplona y Más bull run unconstitutional, showing in a historic vote that animals should be treated with diginity and must be protected against cruelty and mistreatment.
April 17, 2012
Humane Society International applauded São Paulo-based restaurants Brado and Mestiço for taking a stand against the cruel confinement of egg-laying hens in battery cages by switching to cage-free eggs.
April 5, 2012
HSI urged Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to sign Animal Protection Bill 308 into law to criminalize animal cruelty, ban dogfighting and prohibit all forms of bullfighting.
March 29, 2012
In March 2012, HSI and partners conducted a day-long workshop on confiscated wildlife handling in Costa Rica.
March 21, 2012
Humane Society International and Partners Deliver Petition Asking for Farm Animal Welfare Legislation
HSI and our partner organizations presented São Paulo City Councilman Roberto Tripoli with a petition calling for new legislation to protect the welfare of animals used for food in São Paulo.
March 19, 2012
Humane Society International Denounces the “Pamplona y Más” Bull Fiesta Event Scheduled to Take Place in Costa Rica
Humane Society International denounced the proposed bull fiesta event “Pamplona y Más” scheduled to take place in April 2012 in Costa Rica.