November 11, 2016
As part of its high profile campaign to end the dog meat trade, HSI rescued four dogs and two cats just one day away from being killed during China’s notorious Yulin dog meat festival.
October 10, 2016
National Badger Day: Bill Oddie says Government is like “Sixth Form Bully” in pursuing badger cull, ignoring scientific evidence
Ahead of National Badger Day, TV naturalist and campaigner Bill Oddie joined forces with Humane Society International to spend a night out with the Wounded Badger Patrol in the Dorset badger cull zone.
September 13, 2016
South Korea’s cruel dog meat trade must end, say UK MPs & animal protection campaigners at Parliament debate
During a Westminster Hall debate this week, Britain's MPs called for an end to South Korea’s cruel factory farming of dogs for human consumption. Animal protection campaigners from Humane Society International/UK applauded Parliament for ‘giving a voice to the voiceless millions of dogs condemned to die for their meat.’
August 24, 2016
The British public have echoed experts’ concerns about the cruelty of badger culls as a YouGov survey question released today shows that 67 per cent of respondents expressed concern at the suffering caused to badgers if the cull went ahead in their counties.
August 12, 2016
In light of the upcoming CITES meeting, more than 26 interfaith leaders and organizations wrote to EU Ministers of Environment on World Elephant Day to call for their support to protect African elephants.
June 15, 2016
HSI saves 29 dogs and five cats from being eaten just days before China’s Yulin festival slaughter begins
Chinese activists, led by HSI, rescued dozens of terrified animals from a slaughterhouse in Yulin, China, just days ahead of the June 21st annual dog meat festival. The animals, 34 dogs, puppies and kittens, were being held in squalid conditions at a slaughter facility in Yulin when the rescuers arrived and negotiated the release of all the animals inside.
June 7, 2016
Celebrities, MPs, campaigners hand in 11 million-signature petition at China's London Embassy, to end China’s Yulin dog meat festival
The largest ever petition to end China’s annual Yulin dog meat festival - which has amassed more than 11 million signatures - was handed in to the Chinese Embassy in London by celebrities, MPs and animal campaigners from Humane Society International, RaiseUrPaw, Duo Duo Project, and petition sites Care2 and Avaaz.
May 16, 2016
Sherlock star Martin Freeman has lent his voice to a new video HSI/UK, to encourage people to take meat off the menu one day a week to help animals, human health and the planet.
May 3, 2016
VIDEO: Alesha Dixon, Professor Green, Will Young and Their Dogs Star in HSI/UK PSA to #StopYulin Dog Meat Festival in China
Alesha Dixon, Professor Green and Will Young starred alongside their dogs in a powerful video appeal to end to China’s annual Yulin dog meat festival.
April 12, 2016
Conservation organisation Wildcat Haven, which is supported by HSI/UK, has released a range of documents obtained from Scottish Government agency Scottish Natural Heritage via a Freedom of Information request. The documents include minutes, emails and policies relating to conservation of the Scottish wildcat, which is threatened by cross-mating, or hybridisation, with domestic and feral cats.