July 12, 2012
Young advocate Martin Welych-Flanagan continues his years-long effort to end the Canadian seal hunt.
June 28, 2012
Wildlife conservation and animal protection groups filed a legal petition seeking additional ship speed limits in North Atlantic right whale habitat.
June 13, 2012
Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Ending the Commercial Collection of Hawaii's Reef Wildlife for Aquariums
A majority of Hawaii’s residents support ending the commercial collection of reef wildlife for aquariums, according to a new poll.
May 23, 2012
Marinas on the east and west coasts of the United States are enthusiastically joining the Shark-Free Marinas Initiative to help conserve the world’s imperiled shark populations.
April 24, 2012
Citizens from across Delaware participating in Humane Lobby Day 2012 met with lawmakers at the Capitol to urge them to pass legislation that will significantly impact animals.
March 28, 2012
During Humane Lobby Day 2012, citizens from across Illinois met with lawmakers at the Capitol and urged them to pass legislation that bans tail docking of cattle and stops the cruel trade in shark fins in the state.
March 19, 2012
A timeline of our work to protect the sea lions who inhabit the Columbia River between Washington and Oregon. Unfairly scapegoated for the river's declining salmon populations, we have been fighting for years to keep the states and the federal government from killing sea lions.
March 16, 2012
In recognition of our work to protect marine life, Buffalo Exchange pledged all proceeds from the sale of items priced at one dollar during Buffalo Exchange’s Dollar Day Sale on Saturday, April 21, 2012, as donations to HSI and The HSUS.
March 15, 2012
Citizens Gather at New Jersey Capitol to Award Humane Legislators, Lobby for Animal Protection Legislation
At our New Jersey Humane Lobby Day, The HSUS awarded Humane State Legislator Awards to New Jersey legislators Tom Kean, Jr., and Connie Wagner, and Sen. Bateman and Assemblywoman Wagner voiced support for a ban on shark fins.
November 30, 2011
The HSUS and Shark Free Marina Initiative Applaud the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Committee Decision to Protect Sharks
The Humane Society of the United States and the Shark Free Marina Initiative commend the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for their recent decision to increase protection for four imperiled shark species (tiger sharks, and great, scalloped and smooth hammerheads) in Florida waters beginning Jan. 1, 2012.