March 16, 2010
A poll conducted by the Environics Research Group shows 82 percent of Canadians support banning the commercial trade in polar bear parts on the international market under CITES.
March 5, 2010
A new study jointly released by HSI and International Fund for Animal Welfare reveals that polar bear hunts provide little economic benefit to Canada’s Inuit communities.
March 4, 2010
HSI/UK applauds the Members of Parliament who have signed a motion calling on the government to support increased protection for polar bears.
February 2, 2010
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The HSUS, made a statement in response to the California Department of Fish and Game’s proposal to expand black bear trophy hunting and ease current restrictions.
December 29, 2009
The HSUS and HSI have submitted a letter praising the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for its actions to protect polar bears by designating critical habitat for the species, but said more needs to be done.
December 16, 2009
HSI/Canada condemns an announcement that Canada will oppose a CITES proposal to ban international commercial trade in polar bears.
October 20, 2009
Great Bear Nature Tours has teamed up with Humane Society International Canada to save bears in the Great Bear Rainforest. In support of the HSI Canada online Race to Save the Bears fundraising challenge, Great Bear Nature Tours has donated the grand prize of a trip for two to view grizzly and black bears in the Great Bear Rainforest.
October 16, 2009
The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International, International Fund for Animal Welfare and Defenders of Wildlife applaud the United States Department of the Interior for submitting a proposal to next year's meeting of the Parties to CITES to stop the international trade in polar bears.
September 22, 2009
The HSUS urged the U.S. House Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife to reject a bill that would give hunters permission to import trophies of polar bears.
August 31, 2009
Humane Society International, International Fund for Animal Welfare and Defenders of Wildlife have urged the United States to lead the way to end international commercial trade in polar bear parts.