Humane Society International News

Rock eagle owls rescued from wildlife trafficking racket

Rescuers saved two owls from wildlife trafficking, an activity that spikes during Diwali as demand for live animals and their parts during the festivities drive the illegal trade.

Costa Rican wildlife rescue centers Rescate Animal ZooAve and Las Pumas receive international accreditation

Costa Rica’s Ministry of Environment and Energy and Humane Society International celebrated the accreditation of two Costa Rica-based wildlife rescue centers: Las Pumas and Rescate Animal ZooAve for high animal welfare standards. The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries granted the accreditation after an extensive process of evaluation of the two facilities.

More than 170 dogs rescued from death row on South Korean dog meat farm just 2hrs drive from Pyeongchang Olympic stadium

Animal rescuers from Humane Society International have saved ore than 170 dogs languishing on a squalid dog meat farm in South Korea, a mere two hour drive from where the country will host the 2018 Winter Olympics. The charity is flying the dogs to shelters in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to receive care and rehabilitation.

Centro de rescate Las Pumas y Rescate Animal ZooAve reciben acreditación por altos estándares de bienestar animal

El Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía, HSI y Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries celebrarón la acreditación en altos estándares para el bienestar y conservación de la fauna silvestre de dos centros de rescate de fauna silvestre: Las Pumas y Rescate Animal ZooAve.

Kraft Heinz commits to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain globally

HSI applauded Kraft Heinz, one of the world’s largest food makers, for its commitment to sourcing exclusively cage-free eggs in its entire global supply chain by 2025. This follows on previous commitments to eliminate the use of cages from their regional egg supply chains in North America, Europe and Latin America.