May 21, 2014
Failing Animal Research is Delaying Cures for Alzheimer’s Disease, Says New Paper in Drug Discovery Today
A decade of Alzheimer’s disease research dominated by artificially creating symptoms in genetically modified mice has failed to find a single cure that works in human patients, and could be delaying progress towards effective treatments, says a paper published in Drug Discovery Today.
April 16, 2014
The European Parliament approved a first reading agreement on an EU invasive species Regulation on that included many of HSI's animal welfare recommendations, but also a potential loophole for American mink.
April 4, 2014
HSI/UK responds to an upcoming BBC Countryfile interview featuring Princess Anne making controversial statements regarding England’s badger cull and horsemeat .
April 3, 2014
HSI/UK responded to the government’s decision to abandon the planned roll out of badger culling to new areas of England in 2014 but to continue the cull in in Somerset and Gloucestershire.
March 24, 2014
More than 100,000 American horses are being exported live to Canada and Mexico, where they’re slaughtered and then exported to Europe and Japan.
March 21, 2014
HSI/UK and partners are campaigning to prevent the overturning of the Hunting Act.
March 13, 2014
HSI/UK's executive director issued a statement welcoming the favorable voting of MPs to end the government’s failed badger cull.
March 11, 2014
Cruelty-free beauty bloggers came together to create a fun, unique video in support of HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign to end cosmetics animal testing.
March 10, 2014
Celebrity Make-up Artist Justine Jenkins Becomes Be Cruelty-Free Beauty Ambassador to End Cosmetics Animal Testing
Celebrity make-up artist Justine Jenkins was named Be Cruelty-Free Beauty Ambassador for animal protection organisation Humane Society International in March 2014.
February 28, 2014
A set of ‘Compliance Reports’ from Natural England’s badger cull monitors provides disturbing insight into 2013's pilot culls in West Somerset and West Gloucestershire, including mention of badgers shot in the wrong body area or wounded and shot a second time.