April 18, 2013
Environment Minister Richard Benyon rejected calls for a meeting to discuss the need for a statutory close season for hares, in order to protect pregnant and nursing does and their young during their sensitive breeding season.
April 16, 2013
Read HSI's statement following the European Commission’s report on horse meat safety.
March 27, 2013
HSI/Canada issued a statement in response to an announcement by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador that a $3.6 million loan would be provided to Carino Company Ltd. to bail out the dying sealing industry.
March 19, 2013
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson confirmed that authorisation had been issued by Natural England for the two pilot badger culls, in Somerset and in west Gloucestershire.
March 13, 2013
New York songwriter Janie Christensen recorded “Pretty,” a song about the cruelty of cosmetics testing on animals, and donated its use to Humane Society International’s Be Cruelty-Free campaign.
March 12, 2013
Humane Society International launched an eye-catching and thought-provoking video as part of its Be Cruelty-Free campaign to end animal testing of cosmetics worldwide.
March 11, 2013
Humane Society International enthusiastically welcomed the long-awaited implementation of a European Union-wide ban on selling newly animal-tested cosmetics.
February 27, 2013
HSI encouraged CITES Parties to adopt a precautionary approach in support of species conservation and animal welfare.
February 26, 2013
When South African vet, and rhino specialist, Dr Will Fowlds was informed that three rhinos had been poached at Kariega reserve one night last year he immediately set to work to help save them
February 25, 2013
As Europe Bans Sale of Animal-Tested Cosmetics, LUSH and HSI CEOs Call for Global End to Cosmetics Cruelty
As the European Union prepared to finally ban the sale of newly animal-tested cosmetics on 11 March 2013 LUSH & Humane Society International sent an open letter to the global cosmetics industry calling on it to abandon animal testing once and for all.