August 5, 2011
On Eve of ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ Premiere, Jane Goodall and HSI UK Urge British Authorities to Hold Firm on Great Ape Research Ban
Dr. Jane Goodall joined HSI UK in urging the British government to stand firm and maintain its current support for not using great apes in research when the new European Union animal experiments directive is transposed into national legislation.
August 4, 2011
Companies, Regulatory Authorities Can Spare Millions of Animals in Labs With New OECD Test Method, Says Animal Protection Coalition
ICAPO called on companies and regulatory authorities to replace the traditional “two-generation” animal test for reproductive toxicity with a new “extended one-generation” method adopted by OECD.
July 29, 2011
As the UK government announced its strategy for controlling bovine tuberculosis in England, a newly published summary of the results of a 2010 public consultation on the government’s Badger Control Policy revealed that 69 percent of respondents were opposed to the slaughtering of badgers.
July 19, 2011
HSI UK expressed disappointment in what appeared to be a missed opportunity by the government to advance humane science without animal suffering.
July 19, 2011
Humane Society International/UK condemns the announcement by Minister for Agriculture, Caroline Spelman, on 19 July 2011, who made the case for the slaughter of badgers by free-shooting in two large-scale “pilot studies” to be conducted next year in parts of England badly affected by bovine tuberculosis, before being rolled out.
July 15, 2011
With an announcement from the Westminster Government widely expected to give the go-ahead for the mass slaughter of badgers in parts of England, HSI UK wrote to Caroline Spelman, Secretary of State for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, asking her to urgently reconsider the government’s position on slaughtering badgers in England.
July 14, 2011
A new Ipsos MORI poll commissioned by a group of nine non-profit organizations released today shows the majority of people across 11 EU countries support the European Union (EU) ban on seal products.
July 13, 2011
HSI UK Condemns Animal Testing Rise as YouGov Poll Shows 69 Percent of British Public Want Experiments Reduced
Humane Society International/UK says Britain’s animal experiments have reached a ‘crisis’ point with Home Office statistics, released 13 July 2011, revealing animal tests have risen by 3 percent to a total of 3.72 million.
July 11, 2011
HSI Europe and GAIA broadcast images of the seal slaughter and quotes from members of the European Parliament on a giant video screen outside the Parliament building.
June 8, 2011
HSI Applauds European Parliament’s Defence of EU Seal Product Trade Ban in Resolution on EU-Canada Trade Relations
HSI Europe applauded the European Parliament’s threat to block the ratification of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement if the Canadian government did not withdraw its challenge to the EU ban on seal products at the World Trade Organisation.