This latest move by the FWS will undermine efforts to protect elephants and lions in Africa, whose populations are already under threat due to poaching and unsustainable levels of recreational trophy hunting. Photo by Cathy Smith
In a total departure from the position taken by President Trump in November when he called trophy hunting a “horror show,” the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has lifted existing bans on the import of elephant and lion trophies from certain African countries, and has signaled it will approve such imports on a case by . . .
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A hen in a battery cage is forced to spend her entire life in a space that’s smaller than the dimensions of an iPad. Photo by The HSUS
The HSUS works year-round to secure the passage of animal protection bills in state legislatures, and to block bad ones advanced by lobbyists for Big Ag. Some lawmakers in Iowa have recently introduced two retrograde bills that seek to reverse the good work done by animal protection advocates in improving conditions for hens in battery . . .
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HSI team members and local activists at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, with the mobile awareness campaign truck, “Look Inside a Dog Meat Farm.”
Photo by HSI
By Kitty Block A new generation of heroes has emerged in South Korea, and they are my friends and colleagues. This weekend, as viewers around the world tuned in to watch skating, skiing, hockey, and other sports at the Winter Games, I waited for news from the Humane Society International rescue team working just down . . .
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Kitty Block, acting president and CEO of The HSUS and president of HSI, at a dog meat farm in Namyangju, South Korea, in November 2017. Photo by Meredith Lee/The HSUS
By Kitty Block Today, as the Winter Games begin in Pyeongchang, my colleagues in Humane Society International are on the ground in South Korea, extending their important work against the dog meat trade. Three years ago, The HSUS and HSI embarked on an important campaign in that nation, the only one in the world where . . .
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