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Conservation crisis declared for albatrosses and petrels

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 4:07 pm | Humane Society International

Governments and experts at the UN Agreement for Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) meeting in Brazil have declared they are dealing with an albatross and petrel conservation crisis for which urgent action is required. Albatross and petrels are ... More >>

HSI welcomes Australian Greens’ bold plan to avert crisis

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:41 pm | Humane Society International

Humane Society International (HSI) says the Australian Greens have grasped the seriousness of the extinction crisis facing Australia and have the plan that is necessary to avert it. More >>

HSI makes eleven submissions seeking to protect Aus nature

Friday, 5 April 2019, 2:26 pm | Humane Society International

Rare and mysterious sharks, skates and a sawfish, Murray Darling Basin ecosystems that had protections cancelled by the Abbott Government in 2013, and the distressing increase of wombat mange are among the eleven nominations made by Humane Society ... More >>

Lethal component of shark control program in GBR to end

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 5:47 pm | Humane Society International

Sharks have emerged victorious in today's judgement of Humane Society International 's landmark legal action against shark culling in the Great Barrier Reef. The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has ordered an end to lethal culling in the World Heritage-listed ... More >>

Global check finds unique sharks are heading to extinction

Monday, 25 March 2019, 3:58 pm | Humane Society International

Global check finds unique Australian sharks are heading closer to extinction More >>

Campaign launched to recruit champions for Aus sharks

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 5:52 pm | Humane Society International

Campaign launched to recruit champions for Australia's sharks and rays More >>

Shark Report Card shows Australia must do better

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 4:53 pm | Humane Society International

The publication of Australia's first ever ' Shark Report Card ' has been welcomed by leading shark conservation groups. The report highlights serious conservation concerns for Australia's iconic marine species, including endangered scalloped hammerhead ... More >>

QLD Fisheries Bill falls short for sharks

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:48 am | Humane Society International

The Queensland Parliament has passed the Fisheries (Sustainable Fisheries) Amendment Bill 2018. Some of the changes the Bill provides are welcomed by Humane Society International (HSI) , however other amendments fall well short of providing transparency for sustainability ... More >>

Table Tennis Australia must scrap inhumane donkey deal

Monday, 4 February 2019, 4:25 pm | Humane Society International

Humane Society International (HSI) is calling on Table Tennis Australia, the peak body for the sport, to end a sponsorship deal with a company promoting a cruel trade in donkey skins from Australia to China for traditional medicine. More >>

Proposal to protect elephants at upcoming CITES conference

Saturday, 12 January 2019, 11:12 am | Humane Society International

Countries must grasp vital chance to protect 152 wild animal species from trade exploitation including giraffes, sharks, elephants and white rhino, says Humane Society International ahead of CITES CoP18 in Sri Lanka More >>

Ecological disaster on the Murray Darling

Friday, 11 January 2019, 7:02 pm | Humane Society International

Humane Society International is calling for protection that was revoked for Murray Darling wetlands to be reinstated as one emergency response to the ecological disaster unravelling on the river. In 2013 both the River Murray and Macquarie Marshes were ... More >>

Japan confirms it is leaving the IWC

Wednesday, 26 December 2018, 4:59 pm | Humane Society International

Japan confirms it is leaving the International Whaling Commission ushering in an era of pirate whaling More >>

Japan set to announce walk out of IWC

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 3:00 pm | Humane Society International

BREAKING: Japan set to announce walk out of International Whaling Commission to begin new era of Pirate Whaling More >>

Most fished shark in the world denied protection at UN

Saturday, 15 December 2018, 12:05 pm | Humane Society International

Humane Society International says the rejection of the blue shark for increased conservation efforts at a UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) shark meeting is a terrible outcome for the species which is caught in numbers ... More >>

Up to 92% of sharks in Queensland waters gone

Friday, 14 December 2018, 6:43 pm | Humane Society International

14th December 2018 — The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and Humane Society International (HSI) say Australians would be shocked to learn that in the past 55 years, shark populations have declined by up to 92% off the Queensland coast1 ... More >>

Unacceptable dolphin deaths in southern Australian fishery

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 4:24 pm | Humane Society International

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and Humane Society International (HSI) have today called on the Australian Government to urgently act to protect dolphins in southern Australia. More >>

Japan defies Australia over whaling prior to Japan PM visit

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 7:55 pm | Humane Society International

Humane Society International has asked Prime Minister Scott Morrison to express Australia's strong opposition to whaling when he meets with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe later this week. Yesterday, the Government of Japan announced that it has issued ... More >>

Dingo to remain a native species

Monday, 12 November 2018, 5:23 pm | Humane Society International

Humane Society International has welcomed Western Australian Environment Minister Stephen Dawson's decision to abandon planned changes to the state's Biodiversity Conservation Act that would have seen dingoes classified as 'non-native fauna'. The ... More >>

Albatross once again losers at international tuna meeting

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 1:16 pm | Humane Society International

Humane Society International is today speaking out in condemnation of the lack of conservation measures for albatross agreed at the recent meeting of Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT)*. The outcomes of last week's meeting ... More >>

Outrage at pay-to-slay auction to kill 36 NZ animals

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 9:25 am | Humane Society International

LONDON (1st February 2018)—This week in Las Vegas, Safari Club International (SCI) will auction off the killing of 36 animals in New Zealand valued at more than NZD$ 867 000. SCI’s auction allows hunters to bid on New Zealand trips in which they ... More >>

 

 

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