March 1, 2013
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States Urge Nations to Protect Wildlife from International Trade
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States will be urging nations to support proposals to increase or establish protection for species threatened by international trade during the 16th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, which opens Monday in Bangkok.
February 26, 2013
Kyle Chandler and Daughter, Sawyer, to Join Texas Humane Lobby Day in Support of Banning Shark Fin Trade
Kyle Chandler, star of “Friday Night Lights,” Oscar-winning “Argo” and “Zero Dark Thirty,” and his 11-year-old daughter, Sawyer, will be joining The Humane Society of the United States and other concerned animal welfare advocates to meet with Texas lawmakers and lobby for better protections for sharks.
February 12, 2013
A coalition of wildlife protection groups, including The Humane Society of the United States, Born Free USA, Help Our Wolves Live and Friends of Animals and Their Environment, filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to remove the protections of the Endangered Species Act from gray wolves living in the western Great Lakes region.
February 8, 2013
Hawaii animal protection organizations and residents concerned about animal welfare from across Hawaii converged on the state capitol for Humane Lobby Day in Honolulu on Friday to urge lawmakers to pass better laws to protect Hawaii’s pets and wildlife.
January 15, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, has released its fourth annual “Humane State Ranking” report, a comprehensive analysis of animal protection laws in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The HSUS graded states on the strength of a wide range of animal protection laws, including public policies dealing with animal cruelty and fighting, pets, wildlife, equines, animals in research, and farm animals.
December 28, 2012
The HSUS expressed its disappointment over Gov. Snyder's signing of legislation that designates the wolf as a game species and authorizes the Natural Resources Commission to establish a wolf hunting season.
December 19, 2012
Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) published its final decision to end southern California’s “no-otter” zone.
December 19, 2012
The HSUS and Whale and Dolphin Conservation Call on Federal Agency to Take Action to Protect Right Whales
In the wake of the death of an entangled right whale in waters off the northeastern coast of Florida, The Humane Society of the United States and Whale and Dolphin Conservation urge the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to take several key actions that will better protect right whales.
December 13, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Condemns Michigan Legislature’s Action to Allow Wolf Trophy Hunting
The Humane Society of the United States issued a statement in response to the disappointing vote in the Michigan House to advance Senate Bill 1350 to Governor Snyder.
December 11, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering two separate $2,500 rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for illegally killing a moose and two pronghorns in mid-November in neighboring Burleigh and Morton counties.