October 24, 2012
Makers of “Chicken Run” and The Humane Society of the United States Release “A Pig’s Tail” on Food Day
The Humane Society of the United States has teamed up with the Academy Award-winning film company Aardman Animations to produce a four-minute animated children’s film exposing problems with factory farming from the perspective of a piglet named Ginger. The film’s release coincides with Food Day, a national movement for healthy, sustainable food.
September 12, 2012
The HSUS Agriculture Council for Colorado Offers Support for Local Ranchers in the Face of Devastating Drought
In response to disastrous drought conditions and in an effort to build a healthy and sustainable local economy, The HSUS Agriculture Council for Colorado announced a series of seminars to connect humane-minded consumers with local producers who practice good stewardship of their animals and land.
July 11, 2012
La HSUS hizo entrega de notificaciones en las que informa de su intención de entablar demanda en contra de 51 instalaciones de confinamiento intensivo de cerdos de escala industrial ubicadas en Iowa, Carolina del Norte y Oklahoma a raíz de las emisiones atmosféricas no reportadas de amoníaco, un peligroso contaminante.
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.