Did You Know?
November 29, 2016
The Los Angeles Superior Court has upheld California’s ban on trade in ivory and rhino horn, rejecting claims that the ban was unconstitutional. The Ivory Education Institute – a group promoting ivory use – challenged the law in 2015.
November 29, 2016
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that all leopards may qualify for “endangered” status under the Endangered Species Act. The decision comes in response to a legal petition submitted in July 2016 by The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Center for Biological Diversity and The Fund for Animals.
November 23, 2016
Today, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that a 2014 state law passed to circumvent a citizen vote blocking a proposed Michigan wolf hunt is unconstitutional. The law would have enabled state wildlife officials to resume a wolf hunt if the species were dropped from federal Endangered Species Act protections in the Great Lakes region.
October 19, 2016
The fight to protect Alaska's predators: The HSUS pushes to preserve U.S. Fish and wildlife rules that ban cruel hunting methods
The HSUS works to preserve new rules that protect wolves and other predators in Alaska from cruel hunting methods.
October 6, 2016
When voters go to the polls this November, they won’t only be making decisions about which elected officials will represent them.
September 9, 2016
The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board voted to recommend euthanasia of all unadopted wild horses and burros now in government holding facilities.
September 1, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States and Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation Launch Wildlife Fertility Control Institute
The Humane Society of the United States and the Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation, based in Media, Penn., are launching the Botstiber International Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control, which aims to advance the development and implementation of humane, non-lethal fertility control methods to manage wildlife populations.
August 29, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure into law that protects captive elephants in California.
August 16, 2016
Consumers today want to see humane treatment for animals in all spheres—including food, fashion, and entertainment. Through its work with corporate leaders in various industries, The HSUS is making sure that people know what they’re getting when they buy a ticket, a coat, or an egg—and helping the animals who are part of the system get a better deal.
August 15, 2016
La organización The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS por sus siglas en inglés) y Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust están ofreciendo una recompensa de hasta $5,000 por información que lleve a la identificación, el arresto y condena de la persona o personas responsables de asesinar a tres burros cerca de Lake Pleasant en Arizona.