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.
May 20, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States, Wild Fish Conservancy, and two individual citizens filed suit today in federal court, seeking to stop the National Marine Fisheries Service from authorizing the killing of as many as 255 sea lions at Bonneville Dam over the next three years.
February 3, 2011
Award-winning filmmaker Louie Psihoyos Turns His Lens on Japanese Dolphin Hunt
January 3, 2011
Commercial collectors remove millions of fish from coral reefs. The HSUS and HSI are targeting a global trade that lays waste to these fragile ecosystems.
September 28, 2010
Industrial animal agriculture regularly creates a "dead zone" the size of New Jersey in the Gulf of Mexico.
July 9, 2010
As of July 1, 2010, it is illegal to possess, sell, or distribute shark fins in the state of Hawaii.