April 20, 2012
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States Applaud Major Reduction in Animal Experimentation in India
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States welcome a decision by India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests to require the use of modern, non-animal tools in place of dissections and live animal experiments for biomedical education and research, with the exception of new molecular research.
January 20, 2012
Following a highly publicized battle, Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court has ruled that Bioculture’s monkey breeding facility in Guayamna was constructed illegally and cannot operate.
January 6, 2012
By 2050, wrote HSI's Dr. Andrew Rowan in an article in The Scientist, we might finally see the last of animal use in the laboratory.
December 29, 2011
What do Botox, the Endangered Species Act, and biomedical research have in common? Find out about The HSUS's work to protect animals in laboratories in 2011.
December 15, 2011
The HSUS Praises Institute of Medicine Finding That Invasive Biomedical Chimpanzee Experiments Are “Not Necessary”
The Humane Society of the United States is “tremendously encouraged” by the Institute of Medicine’s conclusion that the current use of chimpanzees for invasive biomedical research is not scientifically necessary. This finding, among others, is found in the IOM’s report entitled “Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research: Assessing the Necessity,” which was released today.
October 20, 2011
"Bones" star Emily Deschanel uses her celebrity to draw attention to issues close to her heart.
September 15, 2011
Actress Charlotte Ross, The HSUS, and other animal welfare experts meet with legislators and participate in a Congressional briefing about the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act
August 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses developing alternative methods to replace animals in harmful research and testing.
August 25, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States presented its 2011 Russell & Burch Award to Julia Fentem, Ph.D. of Unilever for her contributions to the advancement of alternative methods to the use of animals in testing.
August 23, 2011
The HSUS leads a global effort to accelerate the replacement of animals in research with more modern techniques. We will harness the momentum of scientific advances and an increasing concern for animal welfare to replace animals in experiments entirely.