From helping to end the commercial seal slaughter in Canada, to fighting the cruel dog meat trade, to making strides for animals in laboratories, factory farms, puppy mills, and so much more, HSI is working to protect animals around the world.
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We base our positions on science and push for legal and policy changes that reflect the latest scientific evidence in conservation and animal welfare.
National State of the Environment Reporting Council
Biological Diversity Advisory Council
Australian Heritage Council
National Oceans Advisory Group
Federal Endangered Species Advisory CommitteeBiodiversity Hotspots Expert Advisory Committee
HSI is responsible for more than 70 successful threatened species listings under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
More than 10 million supporters around the world and 70,000 in Australia.
Over 70,000 supporters in Australia and over 12 million world wide
HSI has been involved in a range of bear protection activities since 1994, focusing on identifying and combating the global illegal trade in bear parts, and has contributed to bear protection programs in Vietnam, China, Indonesia and India. In particular, HSI is supporting the work of Wildlife SOS in India, who are successfully helping to protect 'dancing' bears.
We work collaboratively with others—together we can increase positive impacts for animals.
Helped influence the Commonwealth Government to announce in 2007, the establishment of the $200 million, Global Initiative on Forests and Climate
HSI team at Bali in 2007 helped ensure that forest/biodiversity protection became a part of the climate change negotiations ' Bali Road Map'
Our support for projects around the world has helped protect critical habitat; vital research into endangered species and rescue, rehabilitation and release of a wide variety of wildlife.
HSI has been supporting the work of the Friends of the National Parks Foundation (FNPF) in Tanjung Puting National Park in Kalimantan since 2000. HSI has helped secured funds for FNPF' s work in Kalimantan from the Australian Government
HSI is supporting the Australian Orangutan Program in Indonesia which is using `Wildlife Protection Units' to protect orangutans, tigers, elephants and sun bears in the Bukit Tigapuluh landscape area in Sumatra
Our scientific nomination program has resulted in nearly 7 million hectares of wildlife habitat protected in Australian law.