July 11, 2012
Federal Court Rejects National Park Service Decision to Open More Off-Road Vehicle Trails in Big Cypress National Preserve
Wildlife conservation groups applaud a federal district court decision that reinstates protection for wetlands and the habitat of critically endangered Florida panthers.
July 5, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses how the organization is helping animals affected by the spate of wildfires in the West and its implications for animal welfare globally.
June 14, 2012
Humane Society International Promotes “Meatless Monday” at United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
As evidence mounts about the need for greater environmental protections, it is clear that one of the most significant causes of global environmental harm is the production of more than 67 billion land animals for food each year. As preparatory meetings for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, begin this week in Rio de Janeiro, HSI is attending to promote “Meatless Monday.”
May 2, 2012
International Dawn Chorus Day is an annual celebration of birdsong. Get up early and enjoy nature's music.
April 20, 2012
Filmmaker Greg MacGillivray discusses the emotional impact of filming wildlife's struggle to survive in the Arctic.
December 29, 2011
In 2011, The HSUS joined the United Egg Producers to press for legislation phasing out the egg production using barren battery cages. We summarize this effort and our progress for farm animals in other areas.
October 18, 2011
New Agricultural Council Brings Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers and Animal Welfare Advocates to the Table to Discuss Common Goals
To advance more humane practices on farms and ranches and to promote food producers who share that goal, The Humane Society of the United States joined the Nebraska Farmers Union in Lincoln to announce the formation of an advisory body, the Nebraska Agriculture Council of The Humane Society of the United States.
September 22, 2011
"Born To Be Wild"—Bringing you elephants and orangutans up close and very personal
July 27, 2011
The HSUS is offering animal rescue and logistical support for the oil spill along the Yellowstone River.
July 13, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States commends the San Francisco Planning Commission for working to mitigate the serious threats buildings present to wild birds.