March 12, 2010
At the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, HSI urges nations to support proposals to increase or retain protection for species threatened by international commercial trade.
January 22, 2010
HSI is participating in a regional conference, hosted by the U.S. Department of State, about the Environmental Cooperation Agreement of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement.
January 21, 2010
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce illegal wildlife trade through improved implementation of CITES, Humane Society International is conducting a Model Wildlife Rescue Center Network Workshop.
January 20, 2010
The HSUS Commends Interior Department Action to Restrict Trade in Nine Giant Constrictor Snake Species
The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud the Department of the Interior for taking action to list nine species of large constrictor snakes as injurious, which will prohibit the importation and interstate commerce of the animals for the exotic pet trade.
December 17, 2009
A camel named Omar was once on live display for a Christmas nativity. Now, he at our Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch sanctuary an elephant named Babe his best friend.
December 15, 2009
The HSUS and HSI applaud Congress for provisions in the Fiscal Year 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Bill that provide critical funding for environmental and wildlife protection programs in Latin America.
July 31, 2009
The HSUS and Born Free called on Congress to swiftly pass the Bear Protection Act, a bill introduced today which would prohibit the import, export and interstate commerce in bear parts .
June 18, 2009
The Humane Society of the United States commends the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for unanimously passing a rule banning the commercial trapping and sale of freshwater turtles in Florida.
June 15, 2009
Summer 2008 brings a wave of enforcement of federal law banning sales of small turtles.
June 1, 2009
A closer look at elephant rides reveals hidden cruelty and serious risks. Please don't ride the elephants!