April 16, 2013
The last two decades have seen increased speed on the road to sanctuary for chimpanzees.
April 10, 2013
President Obama’s proposed FY2014 budget wisely includes a cost saving plan to increase sanctuary capacity for government-owned chimpanzees no longer needed for invasive research.
March 25, 2013
Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust Acquires High Priority Habitat for California’s North Coast Wildlife
The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust is pleased to be selected by the Thelma Doelger Animal and Wildlife Preserve Trust to permanently protect an extraordinary 1,122-acre wilderness property in Sonoma County, Calif. Still truly wild, the land’s nearly pristine habitats provide essential food, cover and places to raise young for an estimated 160 wildlife species.
February 20, 2013
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses why researchers must end their reliance on animal research and focus on humane tools and technologies that are are directly relevant to humans
January 23, 2013
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses the recommendations of a National Institutes of Health Working Group tasked with examining the NIH’s future role in chimpanzee research
January 15, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, has released its fourth annual “Humane State Ranking” report, a comprehensive analysis of animal protection laws in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The HSUS graded states on the strength of a wide range of animal protection laws, including public policies dealing with animal cruelty and fighting, pets, wildlife, equines, animals in research, and farm animals.
January 9, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Gilead Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Foster City, Calif., for agreeing to not use chimpanzees for research and development.
December 20, 2012
HSI/Canada Celebrates Canadian Transportation Agency Decision Confirming Air Canada’s Right to Refuse Shipments of Primates for Research
Humane Society International/Canada, Animal Alliance of Canada and Justice for Animals welcome a ruling by the Canadian Transportation Agency, confirming the right of Air Canada to refuse the live shipment of primates destined for laboratories, where they would be for toxicity testing, research or other harmful laboratory experiments.
December 18, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the National Institutes of Health for the decision to move all of the federally-owned chimpanzees at the New Iberia Research Center to Chimp Haven, the federal chimpanzee sanctuary in Keithville, La., over the next 12 to 15 months.
November 19, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States submitted a shareholder resolution urging Gilead Sciences, Inc., a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Foster City, Calif., to publicly commit to phasing out its use of chimpanzees in invasive research by Dec.15, 2013.