January 27, 2015
Animal protection and conservation organizations petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reclassify gray wolves under the Endangered Species Act as threatened throughout the contiguous United States, with the exception of the Mexican gray wolf which remains listed as endangered.
January 12, 2015
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed House Bill 4226, which would have legalized bobcat hunting and trapping in the state.
December 12, 2014
Following the Nov. 30 illegal killing of a Hawaiian monk seal on the Northeast coast of Kaua‘i, animal welfare and conversation groups are seeking the public’s help to protect the island’s monk seals.
October 24, 2014
Rays of Hope: Humane Society International Helps Implement Historic New Protections for Sharks and Rays
Humane Society International helps implement historic new protections for sharks and rays
September 5, 2014
Once hunted to the brink of extinction, gray wolves are again caught in the crosshairs. Here's a look at one of nature's most misunderstood creatures and the fight to protect them.
August 22, 2014
About 30,000 African elephants are killed each year for their tusks, but ending the trade in ivory could save elephants from extinction.
August 15, 2014
Digging for Their Lives: An HSUS-Backed Project in Florida Is Unearthing Thousands of Threatened Gopher Tortoises, Saving Them from a Cruel Fate
An HSUS-backed project in Florida is unearthing thousands of threatened gopher tortoises, saving them from being buried alive underneath new housing developments.
August 12, 2014
HSUS New York state director Brian Shapiro praises Gov. Cuomo and state legislators for banning elephant ivory and rhino horn in the state.
July 9, 2014
Authorities are seeking information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the deaths of several endangered least terns.
July 3, 2014
HSUS vice president for wildlife protection, Nicole Paquette, responded to Facebook removing some of Texas Tech cheerleader Kendall Jones’ images of rare and endangered animals she hunted.