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  • April 8, 2016

    Mexican Taxpayers Spend More Than 1.5 Million Pesos on Public TV Bullfighting Show

    Humane Society International/Mexico

    Humane Society International is calling on Mexico's public broadcaster Canal Once to stop broadcasting the bullfighting show "Toros Sol y Sombra."

  • April 6, 2016

    Ontario Government Scraps Proposal to Increase Hunting of Wolves and Coyotes

    Humane Society International/Canada, Animal Alliance of Canada, Animal Alliance Environment Voters Party of Canada, Born Free, Canadians for Bears, Coyote Watch Canada, Earthroots, Wolf Awareness, Zoocheck

    HSI/Canada applauded the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry for scrapping a plan to allow increased killing of wolves and coyotes across the province. The poorly-conceived proposal was branded as an effort to protect moose populations, yet even the province’s own data showed that the indiscriminate killing of predators is not an effective wildlife management practice.

  • March 23, 2016

    Retail Council of Canada Commits to Source 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs by 2025

    Humane Society International/Canada

    HSI/Canada applauded the grocery members of the Retail Council of Canada, including Loblaw Companies Limited, Metro Inc., Sobeys Inc., and Wal-Mart Canada Corp., for announcing a goal of sourcing 100 percent cage-free eggs by 2025.

  • March 22, 2016

    U.S. Pesticide Regulators Move to Scale Back Animal Testing Requirements

    Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has unveiled a plan to significantly reduce the use of animals in agency-mandated pesticide testing for “acute” effects such as eye and skin irritation and “lethal dose” studies. The new plan follows years of scientific dialogue with The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International and other stakeholders.

  • March 22, 2016

    Fashion Designer Armani Goes Fur-Free

    Humane Society International

    World renowned Italian fashion designer, Giorgio Armani, has pledged to go 100 percent fur-free across all his labels from the Autumn/Winter 2016 collection onwards.

  • March 22, 2016

    Ícono de la Moda Armani Dice no a las Pieles

    Humane Society International

    Giorgio Armani, reconocido ícono de la moda a nivel mundial, se comprometió a estar 100 por ciento libre de pieles en todas sus marcas a partir de la colección de otoño/invierno del 2016.

  • March 22, 2016



    アメリカの環境保護庁は、省庁が義務付ける農薬の試験において、眼刺激や皮膚刺激などの「急性」毒性や「致死量」に関する試験で、動物の使用を大幅に削減する計画を公表した。この新計画は、より効率的で、予測性が高く、費用対効果が良く、かつ人道的な新たな技術への移行の一環であり、環境保護庁と全米人道協会(The Humane Society of the United States, HSUS)、ヒューメイン・ソサイエティー・インターナショナル(Humane Society International, HSI)や、その他の関係者との何年間にも及ぶ科学的な対話の後公表された。

  • March 22, 2016

    New U.S. Dolphin Safe Tuna Labeling Rule Praised

    Humane Society International

    Read a statement from Kitty Block, senior vice president of HSI, responding to a new rule proposed by the United States that would address Mexico’s challenge to the U.S. Dolphin Safe label at the WTO.

  • March 21, 2016

    Cruel festividad en Yucatán, México llega a su fin

    Humane Society International

    HSI/Mexico junto con las autoridades y las ONG locales lograron cancelar permanentemente el Kots Kaal Pato, un ritual anual de Yucatán en el que animales pequeños son colgados como piñatas, golpeados hasta la muerte o degollados.

  • March 21, 2016

    Cruel Kots Kaal Pato Festival in Yucatan, Mexico to End

    Humane Society International

    HSI/Mexico worked with local authorities and advocates to secure the permanent cancellation of Kots Kaal Pato, an annual Yucatan ritual of stringing up small animals like piñatas and beating them to death or cutting off their heads.

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