March 27, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International applaud the Maryland state Senate for passing landmark legislation that will end Maryland’s contribution to the cruel, wasteful and unsustainable trade in shark fin.
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.
May 19, 2011
The Shark Free Marina Initiative released statistics showing that recreational fishing of sharks in the U.S. has contributed to the devastating decline in shark populations worldwide.
February 14, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States and a collection of ocean advocacy groups praise the Valentine’s Day introduction of California Assembly Bill 376 to combat the cruel and wasteful practice of shark finning.
August 2, 2010
During Shark Week, Humane Society International and The HSUS celebrate recent advances in shark conservation and urge the public to take action to protect these magnificent ocean predators.
July 9, 2010
As of July 1, 2010, it is illegal to possess, sell, or distribute shark fins in the state of Hawaii.
April 20, 2010
Sport fishing, science, business and humane interests are coming together to support a new kind of catch-and-release fishing tournament for sharks: the Guy Harvey Ultimate Shark Challenge series off the Southwest Florida coast.
March 9, 2010
The HSUS has teamed up with Shark-Free Marinas in a campaign to significantly reduce worldwide shark mortality.
January 21, 2010
The HSUS asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to list porbeagle sharks in the northwest Atlantic as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act.
January 20, 2010
The HSUS is petitioning the National Marine Fisheries Service to give Endangered Species Act protections to porbeagle sharks, who are targeted by commercial fishing and recreational tournaments.