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Together, we are making the ocean safer for those who call it home.

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HONOLULU—Today, the Humane Society of the United States along with marine protection and native Hawaiian advocacy organizations commended eBay, Inc., the largest multinational e-commerce corporation in the US, for discontinuing the sale of Hawai‘i’s marine animals on its platform. eBay has long had...

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The National Marine Fisheries Service has issued new regulations to reduce incidental take or serious injury of marine mammals due to fishing activities. The United States will require trading nations that export seafood to the U.S. to demonstrate that they have protective standards similar to those...

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Ninety percent of Hawaii’s residents support legislation that would protect Hawaii’s threatened reefs through sustainability measures and caps on permits to capture reef wildlife for aquariums, according to a new poll. Support was also high for ending this practice altogether.

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The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International, For The Fishes

The public display industry keeps many species of marine mammals captive in concrete tanks, especially whales and dolphins. The Humane Society of the United States believes that these animals are best seen in their natural coastal and ocean environments instead of being held captive simply to...

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Together, we can protect horses and burros from cruelty.

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WASHINGTON - With approximately 400 North Atlantic right whales remaining, and eight found dead this summer, time is running out for the species. The greatest threat to right whales is entanglement in the ropes associated with commercial lobster and crab traps in the U.S. and Canada. The National...

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The federal government has proposed a rule to help address longstanding threats to North Atlantic right whales, including death and serious injury from ship strikes and entanglement in commercial fishing gear. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a proposed rule to revise and...

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

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

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The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works today added several poison pill provisions to the so-called Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, S. 659, which already threatened the interests of wildlife, conservation and public lands, but now is an even more extreme measure. Among other harmful...

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HELENA, Montana – Montana state Sen. Mike Phillips, D-Bozeman, introduced four bills to protect wildlife and the Humane Society of the United States is hoping that they gain the support needed to pass the legislature. One bill creates a buffer zone to prevent the trophy hunting of wolves on the...

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a proposal to protect all chimpanzees under the Endangered Species Act. While wild chimpanzees have long been recognized as endangered, existing regulations deprive captive chimpanzees in the United States of protection under the ESA. After...

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This editorial originally appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on November 14, 2005. The Georgia Aquarium will have its grand opening on November 23. Highlights include two whale sharks, the only exhibit of this species in North America, and its newest acquisitions, five beluga whales, two...

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Naomi A Rose, PhD

The Humane Society of the United States applauds the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for finalizing a rule prohibiting cruel hunting methods on more than 76 million acres of National Wildlife Refuge lands in Alaska. Effective 30 days from publication, state officials and trophy hunters on National...

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