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.
February 7, 2014
HSl/UK welcomed news that government funding for the UK's National Wildlife Crime Unit has been guaranteed until 2016. The NWCU works to detect and prevent wildlife crime, assisting police forces in wildlife crime investigation and identifying local or national threats.
January 30, 2014
The European Parliament's Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee adopted a report supporting improving animal welfare provisions in the proposed EU regulation on invasive alien species.
January 17, 2014
Humane Society International/UK urged the UK parliament to ban the keeping of primates as pets. Most recent estimates suggest that upwards of 9,000 primates may be held as pets in the UK, but the true figure could be far higher as records are incomplete.
January 15, 2014
The European Parliament’s adoption of a strong resolution on wildlife crime, including a call for a European Union action plan, received praise from HSI.
January 14, 2014
HSI renewed calls for the European Union to issue a moratorium on the import and sale of North American horsemeat following the adoption of a strong and wide-ranging European Parliament report.
November 29, 2013
The disastrous badger cull, which has been underway in Gloucestershire for eleven weeks, will end tomorrow, 30 November.
November 28, 2013
Barry M--the United Kingdom’s leading colour cosmetics brand--pledged support for HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign.
November 25, 2013
The World Trade Organization released the final report regarding the Canadian and Norwegian challenge of the EU ban on trade in products of commercial seal hunts.
November 6, 2013
A coalition of six international animal welfare organisations expressed dismay at the decision by members of the Spanish Senate in favour of legislation that will see bullfighting promoted and protected by the State.