July 2, 2014
HSUS Vice President for wildlife protection Nicole Paquette issued a response to the controversy surrounding Texas Tech cheerleader Kendall Jones’ Facebook images of exotic and endangered animals she had killed
June 20, 2014
The HSUS helps place special-needs animals as Nevada's Desert Tortoise Conservation Center prepares to close.
April 8, 2014
Local and national groups are seeking information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for illegally shooting two alligators at the Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge.
March 11, 2014
The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for illegally shooting an endangered peregrine falcon in West Allis, Wisc.
January 6, 2014
China, the world’s largest market for ivory products, destroyed 6.1 tons of its confiscated stockpile. The momentous event occurred in Guangzhou, a southern port city and main transit and destination point in the global ivory trade.
December 20, 2013
“Medicine of the Wolf,” a documentary examining the treatment of America’s gray wolves, has won the eighth annual Animal Content in Entertainment documentary grant offered by The Humane Society of the United States.
December 11, 2013
Humane Society International and the government of Vietnam recently launched a three-year campaign to reduce poaching of endangered rhinos.
December 6, 2013
Obama Administration Praised for Slowing Down Ships, Protecting Endangered Whales from Deadly Strikes
The Obama administration has announced that it is permanently requiring certain ships to slow down in designated areas to protect critically endangered right whales. The regulatory move makes permanent the reduced speed limits that have been in place during a five-year trial period, and comes in response to a legal petition submitted by animal protection and wildlife conservation groups, and drew praise from The Humane Society of the United States.
November 14, 2013
Michigan native Iggy Pop, a music legend and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has endorsed the Keep Michigan Wolves Protected campaign to stop the trophy hunting of wolves and restore the right of Michigan voters to have a say over wildlife policy. Michigan’s first wolf hunt in decades begins tomorrow.
October 23, 2013
For some vulnerable species, the battle for protection continues