April 23, 2013
The Harvard Medical School announced that the New England Primate Research Center will close by 2015.
March 25, 2013
Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust Acquires High Priority Habitat for California’s North Coast Wildlife
The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust is pleased to be selected by the Thelma Doelger Animal and Wildlife Preserve Trust to permanently protect an extraordinary 1,122-acre wilderness property in Sonoma County, Calif. Still truly wild, the land’s nearly pristine habitats provide essential food, cover and places to raise young for an estimated 160 wildlife species.
December 20, 2012
HSI/Canada Celebrates Canadian Transportation Agency Decision Confirming Air Canada’s Right to Refuse Shipments of Primates for Research
Humane Society International/Canada, Animal Alliance of Canada and Justice for Animals welcome a ruling by the Canadian Transportation Agency, confirming the right of Air Canada to refuse the live shipment of primates destined for laboratories, where they would be for toxicity testing, research or other harmful laboratory experiments.
January 20, 2012
Following a highly publicized battle, Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court has ruled that Bioculture’s monkey breeding facility in Guayamna was constructed illegally and cannot operate.
December 29, 2011
What do Botox, the Endangered Species Act, and biomedical research have in common? Find out about The HSUS's work to protect animals in laboratories in 2011.
August 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses developing alternative methods to replace animals in harmful research and 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.
March 29, 2011
The HSUS Applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Launching New Database on Animal Welfare Enforcement
The HSUS applauds the USDA for launching a new database to increase public access to information regarding research facilities and other entities regulated under the Animal Welfare Act.
March 24, 2011
Citizens from across Maine will meet with their lawmakers Thursday at the capitol and urge them to pass a variety of important animal welfare bills during Humane Lobby Day 2011. The HSUS and Maine Friends of Animals are sponsoring the event.
February 24, 2011
On December 8, 2010, NASA announced that it had withdrawn its proposal to spend $1.75 million to expose male squirrel monkeys to high doses of radiation.
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.
November 23, 2010
Halfway around the world, wild monkeys destined for research laboratories in the United States are being captured, bred and sold as part of a brutal monkey trade on the island nation of Mauritius.
November 10, 2010
Five ways to inspire kids to become animals' heroes
February 16, 2010
The primates at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch endured much suffering before coming to the sanctuary.
January 27, 2010
The nation's space agency plans to carry out harmful experiments despite questions of relevance and inhumane treatment.
July 15, 2009
March 4, 2009
Chimpanzees and monkeys are suffering in shocking conditions--and American taxpayers are footing the bill. That's the finding of a nine-month undercover investigation at the New Iberia Research Center in Louisiana. View the undercover footage, then take action to help chimpanzees and monkeys used in research.