humane society

The Rundown

People Are Mobilizing To Defend The Right To A Free Internet

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
7.11.17
animal welfare

Chickens Are Being Genetically Engineered to Suffer Less

Big chains like Wendy's are rethinking and re-shaping chicken.
Nick Rose
2.28.17
video

The Humane Society Took Secret Video at a Trophy Hunting Convention in Vegas

It gives a raw look at the industry without the veneer of protecting animals.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.30.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

​Humane Society Removes Cats from Canadian Cat Café Amid Abuse Allegations

An anonymous former employee claims that the cats were mistreated, stressed, and malnourished.
Jake Kivanc
5.9.16
News

Why Nearly Half a Million Sick Chickens and Turkeys Were Suffocated this Week

A new strain of avian influenza infected thousands of birds in Indiana, leading to a controversial method of euthanasia
Kaleigh Rogers
1.23.16
News

Farms Are Intentionally Baking Chickens to Death

A controversial new slaughtering method can take several hours and involves intense suffering.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.2.15
Stuff

Your Local Shelter Probably Won't Let You Adopt a Black Cat Around Halloween

You really can't, and it's "because apparently there are bad people," one shelter vaguely told us.
Mike Pearl
10.30.15
Health

'Ventilation Shutdown': The Gruesome Last Resort for Bird Flu-Infected Farms

In a ventilation shutdown, the air systems in a chicken house are turned off, causing the birds to slowly overheat and suffocate.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.22.15
News

$150,000 Raised for Abandoned Research Chimps, But Will Only Last Six Months

The New York Blood Center maintains the chimps are not their responsibility.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.29.15
News

The Last-Ditch Effort to Save Abandoned Lab Chimps from Starving

A crowdfunding campaign has raised nearly $90,000, but it will only go so far.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.5.15
Science

How Fake Skin Will End Animal Testing (as Soon as We Can Mass Produce It)

A new L'Oreal partnership with a bioprinting startup could finally end the practice.
Kari Paul
6.2.15
News

These Chimps Helped Us Find a Hepatitis Vaccine. Now They've Been Left to Die

In March, the New York Blood Center pulled the funding for the chimp sanctuary where 66 of its retired research chimps live.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.29.15
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