January 4, 2017
The UK imports fur from countries whose fur farm conditions are as bad, or worse, than those we outlawed domestically. Where is all this imported fur going?
December 16, 2016
Figures released by DEFRA in December 2016 revealed that 10,886 badgers were killed that year in 10 zones across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Somerset as part of the government’s badger cull policy, bringing the total number of badgers killed since the culls started in 2013 to 14,829.
December 6, 2016
HSI/UK joined comedian John Bishop and his rescued turkeys to urge people to celebrate animals this Christmas by leaving meat off the menu this holiday season.
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.