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

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As the “endangered species capital of the world,” Hawai‘i knows first-hand the devastating impacts of losing significant and iconic native species. The state has now taken a historic step in helping to prevent the further loss of critically endangered species within its own borders and abroad. With...

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Humane Society International

WASHINGTON—In the wake of media reports that China will delay issuance of regulations that would allow a limited domestic trade in tiger bone and rhino horn, Humane Society International and the Humane Society of the United States call for permanent reinstatement of a complete ban. China announced...

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is earning praise for signing legislation to restrict the intrastate sale of ivory and rhino horn products. House Bill 4843, introduced by Rep. Martin Moylan of Des Plaines, will ensure that Illinois does not contribute to the illegal wildlife trade. The Humane Society of...

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Dazzle Africa, the HSUS and HSI applaud Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval for signing a bill to prohibit the intrastate sale of products derived from wild animals threatened by wildlife trafficking. Senate Bill 194, introduced by Sen. Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, will ensure that Nevada does not contribute to...

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The Los Angeles Superior Court has upheld California’s ban on trade in ivory and rhino horn, rejecting claims that the ban was unconstitutional. The Ivory Education Institute—a group promoting ivory use—challenged the law in 2015. The Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for Biological...

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Wildlife conservation groups sued the Trump administration today to force officials to propose Endangered Species Act protections for critically imperiled pangolins. Today’s lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service notes that pangolins, which inhabit Asia and Africa, are in grave danger of...

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A recent statewide poll shows that California voters of both parties overwhelmingly support—by a more than 10-to-1 margin—closing the loophole in California’s decades-old elephant ivory sales ban and ending rhino horn trade. These polling results were consistent across every major demographic...

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The HSUS, Oakland Zoo, CAZA, Wildlife Conservation Society, IFAW, PAWS, Born Free USA and NRDC Commission Poll

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

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

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Members of the House and Senate called on the Congress to prevent USDA and agribusiness trade groups – including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the National Pork Producer’s Council – from diverting tens of millions of dollars a year to salaries, lobbying and other inappropriate and...

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WASHINGTON—A shocking undercover investigation (PDF) conducted by the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International found giraffe parts and products sold online and in stores by at least 51 dealers across the United States. An investigator went undercover in 21 stores in...

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Humane Society International

Hundreds of Oklahoma law enforcement officers and animal care and control personnel will receive free training and resources from the Humane Society of the United States to learn how to effectively address wildlife issues facing their communities. The trainings will be held May 24 through May 26 in...

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Has your dog turned your lawn into a moonscape, with craters everywhere? He's not doing this out of spite or a desire to destroy your landscaping. More likely he’s seeking entertainment, attention, comfort, escape, prey or protection.

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The illegal ivory trade is flourishing in Hawaii, with ivory dealers and businesses giving pointers to customers about how to skirt federal law to smuggle ivory out of the country without required permits. These were the findings of an undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United...

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Humane Society International

WASHINGTON⁠—Today the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International released findings of an undercover undercover investigation revealing a lucrative ivory trade in the nation’s capital, where ivory dealers take advantage of the lack of local laws banning the sale of ivory...

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Row upon row of cages were filled with barking Labs, retrievers, shepherds and mixes—all eager to greet the Humane Society International rescuers who had just arrived at a dog meat farm in South Korea last October. As research student Myles Wallingford moved around the property, he saw the...

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by Emily Smith