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Together, we can learn how to peacefully coexist with wild animals and support their natural habitats.

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The U.S. House of Representatives overturned a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule that stopped a set of appalling and unsporting predator control methods on national wildlife refuges in Alaska. These egregious practices include shooting or trapping wolves while at their dens with cubs, using...

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The U.S. Senate overturned a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule that stopped a set of appalling and unsporting hunting methods on national wildlife refuges in Alaska.

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Humane Society Legislative Fund

The Humane Society of the United States and the Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation, based in Media, Penn., are launching the Botstiber International Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control, which aims to advance the development and implementation of humane, non-lethal fertility control methods to...

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Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation

Together, we can keep animals safe in their natural habitat.

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The Humane Society of the United States launched a hard-hitting television advertising campaign to stop a movement in Congress to allow egregious killing methods targeting grizzly bears and wolves in Alaska on National Wildlife Refuges—the one category of federal lands specifically set aside for the...

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The Humane Society of the United States launched a hard-hitting television advertising campaign to stop a movement in Congress to allow egregious killing methods targeting grizzly bears and wolves in Alaska on National Wildlife Refuges—the one category of federal lands specifically set aside for the...

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Today, the Humane Society of the United States and its affiliate, the South Florida Wildlife Center, released a statement in response to the organized killing of iguanas in Florida. Debra Parsons-Drake, SFWC executive director and senior director of animal rescue, care and sanctuary at The HSUS...

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WASHINGTON —Thousands of wildlife trophy hunters from around the world will gather in Reno, Nevada, for the annual Safari Club International convention January 9 through 12 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. At the event, they will have access to nearly 900 exhibitors, including companies that...

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WASHINGTON — Thousands of trophy hunters from around the world will gather next week in Reno, Nev. (Feb. 5 through 8), for Safari Club International’s annual convention, which will feature approximately 870 exhibitors showcasing and selling trophy hunting opportunities and wildlife parts and...

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DENVER—WildEarth Guardians and the Prairie Dog Coalition of the Humane Society of the United States today released a tool for communities interested in creating prairie dog management plans, preventing conflict and conserving these keystone species. The guide covers everything from prairie dog...

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A coalition of leading wildlife protection organizations is applauding MassWildlife staff and the Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife Board for their vote today to ban wildlife killing contests in the Commonwealth. The vote will bring an end to events like the ones recently held on Cape Cod and in...

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In an effort to promote and advance humane, sustainable approaches to resolving conflicts between humans and wildlife, for years, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has collaborated with researchers, NGOs and academic institutions, as well as federal, state and local agencies to help...

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If you find a wild animal in distress, scroll down to your state in the alphabetical list below to learn how to find a wildlife rehabilitator in your area. IMPORTANT! Before you "rescue" any wild animal, make sure the animal really needs your help. Determine if the animal is truly orphaned or...

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With a mission to protect all animals, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) stands on common ground with those who care about both cats and wildlife. With determination, innovation and collaboration, we can implement and sustain effective programs to humanely resolve human-cat-wildlife...

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DC Cat Count, a collaboration between animal welfare organizations and wildlife scientists, was launched today in an effort to identify the number of cats in the Washington, DC region. This program will ultimately develop humane, data-driven cat population management programs in communities across...

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WASHINGTON–The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation, the Humane Society of the United States, and the Humane Society Legislative Fund, in concert with rangeland management stakeholders, today announced their support for a...

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On a Sunday evening in June, camo-clad men chat and laugh by pickups next to a restaurant near Billings, Montana. There is a faint but unmistakable odor of decay coming from a large trash bin across the parking lot—the just-weighed bodies of 29 coyotes, some of them rotting for two days in 90-degree...

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By Karen E. Lange