July 17, 2015
Members of Shark Attack Survivors for Shark Conservation are fighting to save the very animals that nearly killed them. Why do they advocate for them now? Find out.
February 9, 2015
You can help pass laws that protect animals in your state. Humane Lobby Day is easy, fun and guaranteed to make you feel like a powerful animal activist. We'll help you find the Humane Lobby Day in your state.
October 24, 2014
Rays of Hope: Humane Society International Helps Implement Historic New Protections for Sharks and Rays
Humane Society International helps implement historic new protections for sharks and rays
November 13, 2012
Follow champion surfer Dave Rastovich's fight to protect whales, dolphins, and other marine life in the documentary, "Minds in the Water."
May 23, 2012
Marinas on the east and west coasts of the United States are enthusiastically joining the Shark-Free Marinas Initiative to help conserve the world’s imperiled shark populations.
April 24, 2012
Citizens from across Delaware participating in Humane Lobby Day 2012 met with lawmakers at the Capitol to urge them to pass legislation that will significantly impact animals.
March 28, 2012
During Humane Lobby Day 2012, citizens from across Illinois met with lawmakers at the Capitol and urged them to pass legislation that bans tail docking of cattle and stops the cruel trade in shark fins in the state.
March 16, 2012
In recognition of our work to protect marine life, Buffalo Exchange pledged all proceeds from the sale of items priced at one dollar during Buffalo Exchange’s Dollar Day Sale on Saturday, April 21, 2012, as donations to HSI and The HSUS.
March 15, 2012
Citizens Gather at New Jersey Capitol to Award Humane Legislators, Lobby for Animal Protection Legislation
At our New Jersey Humane Lobby Day, The HSUS awarded Humane State Legislator Awards to New Jersey legislators Tom Kean, Jr., and Connie Wagner, and Sen. Bateman and Assemblywoman Wagner voiced support for a ban on shark fins.
November 30, 2011
The HSUS and Shark Free Marina Initiative Applaud the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Committee Decision to Protect Sharks
The Humane Society of the United States and the Shark Free Marina Initiative commend the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for their recent decision to increase protection for four imperiled shark species (tiger sharks, and great, scalloped and smooth hammerheads) in Florida waters beginning Jan. 1, 2012.
July 9, 2010
As of July 1, 2010, it is illegal to possess, sell, or distribute shark fins in the state of Hawaii.
January 20, 2010
The HSUS is petitioning the National Marine Fisheries Service to give Endangered Species Act protections to porbeagle sharks, who are targeted by commercial fishing and recreational tournaments.
April 23, 2009
The HSUS and Humane Society International applaud Sen. John Kerry for introducing the Shark Conservation Act in the Senate.
March 6, 2009
The future may be brighter for sharks if a UN committee implements a request adopted this week to hold an international workshop evaluating a global shark conservation strategy.
January 28, 2009
Humane Society International asks people celebrating the Chinese New Year to avoid eating shark fin soup.