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WASHINGTON - The Humane Society of the United States announces the winners of the 33nrd annual Genesis Awards. The awards honor news and entertainment media for outstanding reporting and creative portrayals of animal protection issues in 2018. The winners, across the 15 award categories, include...

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Netflix's “The Ivory Game,” Rolling Stone’s “The Dog Factory” and Chicago Tribune’s “The Price of Pork” head the line-up of 18 winners of the 31st Annual Genesis Awards, presented by the Humane Society of the United States. The HSUS’s Genesis Awards recognize outstanding individuals in the major...

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The Humane Society of the United States welcomes nominations of scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of alternative methods in the areas of research, testing or higher education for the Russell and Burch Award. Alternative methods—also known as the Three Rs—are...

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The Humane Society of the United States welcomes nominations of scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of alternative methods in the areas of research, testing, or higher education for the Russell and Burch Award. Alternative methods—also known as the Three Rs—are...

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The Humane Society of the United States has bestowed its 2017 Russell and Burch Award to Environmental Protection Agency scientist Robert Kavlock for his contributions to the advancement of alternatives to using animals for toxicity testing.

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Illegal hunting, trapping, and fishing activity threatens the welfare and conservation of native species that are important to our ecosystems and our economy. On July 18, the work of law enforcement officers who are helping combat poaching will be recognized with a presentation at the Massachusetts...

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Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor and director Ricky Gervais will be awarded the Humane Society International Cecil Award at the “To the Rescue!” Gala in New York held by its U.S affiliate the Humane Society of the United States on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. The Cecil Award is being...

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(FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida) -- South Florida Wildlife Center, an affiliate of the Humane Society of the United States, won the Publix Community Choice Award at the 9th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards presented by Signature Grand and hosted by 2-1-1 Broward on Feb. 22. The presentation...

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SCHAUMBURG—The American Veterinary Medical Association has named Amanda Arrington, founder and director of the Pets for Life program of the Humane Society of the United States, the winner of the 2018 AVMA Humane Award. The award is given annually to a non-veterinarian to recognize achievement in...

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Lincolnton, GEORGIA —The Humane Society of the United States is proud to honor the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office with a Humane Law Enforcement Award for their steadfast commitment to animal protection. In December 2019, LCSO pursued a cockfighting investigation that lead to felony charges against...

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NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana—The Humane Society of the United States is honored to present a Leadership in Action award to Puerto Rico First Lady Beatriz Rosselló, for her leadership, collaboration and incredible support of Spayathon™ for Puerto Rico. The award will be presented on April 16 at the Humane...

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Washington⁠—The Humane Society of the United States has been honored with an Equine Media Award from American Horse Publications (AHP), for its 2018 Protecting America’s Horses Brochure/video collaboration with Tanya Tucker promoting the PAST Act. American Horse Publications is a media organization...

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The Humane Society of the United States awarded a grant of $20,000 to CliftonDeer.org in support of its non-lethal deer sterilization program. CliftonDeer.org is a local non-profit group advocating for the humane reduction of the white tailed deer in Cincinnati parks. The innovative program was...

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The Humane Society of the United States announces that Tony award-winning actress and singer Sutton Foster will host the 2018 To the Rescue! New York Gala on November 9. The gala supports the rescue, care, placement and potential rehoming of thousands of animals every year. Foster has appeared in 11...

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WASHINGTON - Last night, international superstar and multiple Grammy Award winner Rob Thomas; Marisol Thomas; singer-songwriter Chris Daughtry and singer-songwriter Jason Mraz presented “Rock the House for Animals!” -- a livestream event featuring musical performances, interviews and appearances by...

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Editor’s note: Portions of this concert will be pre-recorded WASHINGTON—On April 30, international superstar and multiple Grammy Award winner Rob Thomas; singer, songwriter Chris Daughtry; and singer, songwriter Gavin DeGraw will present "Rock the House for Animals" a livestream event featuring...

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In mid-October, when dolphin-costumed protesters and other demonstrators marched through pouring rain to the Japanese embassy in Washington, D.C., the men in suits out front gave only the slightest sign they noticed. “We’re going to show them that we’re not going away,” said Naomi Rose, senior...

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Buttercup and Charisse hug each other in the tunnel of their villa at Project Chimps

Other than the pattering of rain on the leaf-strewn ground and an occasional mourning dove call, it’s quiet in this part of Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Then you hear it: low grunting and hooting that rises through the pine trees into a ruckus of screeches and howls. Owls? Coyotes? No, it’s...

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Emily Smith