February 10, 2010
Animal Protection and Wildlife Conservation Organisations Applaud European Parliament Defence of Endangered Animals
The European Parliament sent a strong message that Europeans want more protection for threatened species such as polar bears, sharks and bluefin tuna and that protection must be maintained for threatened species such as elephants and crocodiles.
January 21, 2010
The HSUS asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to list porbeagle sharks in the northwest Atlantic as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act.
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.
December 16, 2009
John Land Le Coq and Fishpond inc., a major fishing equipment and outdoor manufacturing company, has pledged to join The HSUS in its campaign to end shark tournaments.
December 15, 2009
The HSUS and Fishpond, a prominent outdoor and fishing equipment retailer, urge an end to commercial shark killing tournaments along the East Coast.
November 19, 2009
The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International and Humane Society Legislative Fund commend the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation for approving legislation on Thursday to increase protection for sharks from the cruel and wasteful practice of shark finning.
June 17, 2009
The Humane Society of the United States and Fishpond USA, a major recreational fishing products company, are calling for an end to the Star Island Yacht Club Shark Tournament in Montauk, N.Y.
June 4, 2009
With the world's shark populations in great distress, The Humane Society of the United States condemns the 13th annual Mako Mania Shark Tournament scheduled for June 5-7 in Ocean City, Md.
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.
June 11, 2007
By lineage and by inclination, wet or dry, Jean-Michel Cousteau has become more closely identified than any other human with the world's oceans and the creatures of the deep.