November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
May 21, 2012
Scientists from Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare groups are pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will reduce animal testing requirements for pesticides.
August 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses developing alternative methods to replace animals in harmful research and testing.
August 25, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States presented its 2011 Russell & Burch Award to Julia Fentem, Ph.D. of Unilever for her contributions to the advancement of alternative methods to the use of animals in testing.
August 22, 2011
Resolution Presented at International Forum Calling on Research Institutions to Develop Animal Testing Alternatives
A resolution calling for research institutions around the world to develop and publicize strategies to replace, reduce and refine their use of animals in experimentation is being presented for endorsement to attendees at a prominent scientific conference.
January 28, 2011
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2011 Russell and Burch Award, which will be given to a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to animal alternative methods in the areas of biomedical research, testing or higher education.
December 14, 2010
President Obama’s bipartisan deficit-reduction commission is making recommendations for reducing the deficit, and here at The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund we are proposing a few cost-cutting measures for lawmakers to consider in getting the country’s budget back on track.
December 7, 2010
Modeled on the Human Genome Project, the Human Toxicology Project is pushing the envelope on safety testing on human cells or tissues, rather than animals.
November 4, 2010
The Human Toxicology Project Consortium (of which The HSUS is a part) is coordinating a high-level gathering in Washington, DC this November to discuss ongoing research projects that will help end the country's reliance on animal testing.
July 20, 2010
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses replacing chemical testing methods that use animals with alternatives that are more effective, modern and humane.
March 2, 2010
The Environmental Protection Agency needs to make the reduction of animal testing a top priority.