March 1, 2013
A coalition of groups is applauding a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reject a challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2008 decision to list polar bears as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.
September 21, 2012
The HSUS is calling on the U.S. Senate to reject a last-minute attempt to pass S. 3525, the so-called “Sportsmen’s Act of 2012,” this weekend before lawmakers recess for the November elections.
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.
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 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.
February 23, 2009
The HSUS praised the decision by the Fish and Wildlife Service to reject a bid by trophy hunters to import polar bear trophies from Canada.