March 14, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International Applaud Conservation Outcomes at CITES, Express Concern about Polar Bear Survival
A delegation from The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International championed more than 40 proposals to protect wildlife from the threats posed by international commercial trade during the 16th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in Bangkok.
March 12, 2013
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States Urge CITES Parties to Implement Protections for Rhinos
Humane Society International/United Kingdom Executive Director and Veterinarian Mark Jones released the following statement during the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species on provisions put forth to help protect rhinos from poaching.
March 11, 2013
HSI and The HSUS Commend CITES Parties for Protecting Certain Shark and Ray Species from International Commercial Trade
Humane Society International Deputy Wildlife Director Rebecca Regnery released the following statement praising an interim decision at the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species to list five shark species and two species of manta rays, great and reef, on Appendix II.
March 7, 2013
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States Commend CITES Parties for Interim Decision to Ban International Trade in the African Manatee
Humane Society International Senior Associate Marine Scientist Mark Peter Simmonds released the following statement praising an interim decision to give the African manatee top-level protection on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species by listing the animal on Appendix I.
March 7, 2013
HSI and The HSUS Criticize Decision by CITES Parties That Will Further Imperil Beleaguered Polar Bears
Humane Society International Wildlife Director Teresa M. Telecky, Ph.D., released the following statement criticizing the parties during the 16th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species for their interim decision to not give the polar bear top-level protection with a listing on Appendix I of CITES.
February 20, 2013
Watch "Rio" star Jesse Eisenberg's video explaining why it's a bad idea to buy birds like parrots. Then find out 5 things you can do today for pet birds.
December 6, 2012
The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center bid farewell this week to Sheba, a 15-year-old mountain lion who came to us as a young kitten from the exotic pet trade
November 19, 2012
The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center is home to Hannah -- the second-oldest pygmy hippo in the U.S. This year, Hannah celebrates her birthday on Thanksgiving day.
October 29, 2012
The Fund for Animals’ animal care centers are spread from coast to coast, and the fall weather affects each in unique and beautiful ways.
October 23, 2012
Humane Society International helps Nicaragua's only official rescue center rehabilitate and release victims of the illicit wildlife trade.