December 19, 2011
The HSUS Again Calls on Obama Administration to Adopt Rule to Ban Trade in Burmese Pythons and Other Large Constricting Snakes
The Humane Society of the United States called again on the White House to stop delaying action on a rule to ban the imports of tens of thousands of large constricting snakes into the country and they were joined by House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Norm Dicks, D-Wash., and former Chairman Bill Young, R-Fla., in demanding action on the long-delayed rule by the end of the year.
May 20, 2011
World Turtle Day is May 23, and in an effort to celebrate and preserve these endearing creatures, The Humane Society of the United States is urging people to beware of fairs, carnivals, flea markets, street vendors and pet shops that sell or distribute baby turtles.
March 1, 2011
The African lion is facing extinction. The HSUS and Humane Society International are part of a coalition petitioning the U.S. government to list the African lion under the Endangered Species Act.
January 14, 2011
When green anoles failed to thrive as classroom pets, fourth-grader Kathryn Koo wanted to make sure the reptiles would go on to have “good lives,” complete with proper care and habitat.
January 3, 2011
Commercial collectors remove millions of fish from coral reefs. The HSUS and HSI are targeting a global trade that lays waste to these fragile ecosystems.
December 8, 2010
Humane Society International is attending the fourth round of negotiations towards a Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement being held this week in Auckland. The TPP aims to integrate the economies of the Asia-Pacific region. Participating countries include Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam.
November 16, 2010
Contact the Maui County Council today to lend your support for reef fish.
October 26, 2010
Humane Society International is joining efforts with the International Criminal Police Organization INTERPOL, and Colombia’s National Police to conduct a workshop on illegal wildlife trade in Bogota.
September 17, 2010
Chuck and Cindy Traisi retired from The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center after 25 years.
August 2, 2010
Humane Society International -- in conjunction with the U.S. Interior Department, Nicaragua’s environmental department, and CITES Management Authority -- will conduct a workshop on CITES and neotropical animal handling.