Global end to fur farming needed to avoid deadly future pandemics

Published On: June 10, 2021

Governments around the world are being urged to agree to a permanent, global end to fur farming to prevent future pandemic outbreaks like SARS-CoV-2. …

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Global pressure mounts to can the cage for Aussie layer hens

Published On: June 2, 2021

As more corporations across the globe commit to a cage-free future, it only highlights just how out-dated Australia’s animal welfare standards are f…

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Spotlight on some of HSI's threatened species listings

Published On: May 20, 2021

Every May 21 and 22 we recognise Endangered Species Day and The International Day for Biological Diversity, respectively. Making nominations to list a…

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South Africa to clamp down on exploitative captive lion industry

Published On: May 6, 2021

By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson A key panel appointed by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment in South Africa recommends bannin…

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Why the end of shark nets is great news for marine animals and people alike

Published On: May 6, 2021

Written by Lawrence Chlebeck, HSI Australia marine biologist  A majority Sydney Coastal Councils have voted to remove shark nets from their local…

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When is it in the public interest to destroy the environment that sustains us?

Published On: May 3, 2021

This is a question that Humane Society International will pose to senators inquiring into the Government’s latest bill to amend our national environ…

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