Tag Archive: Humane Society of the Untied States

Mar 18

SeaWorld to end Captive Orca Breeding Program

On March 17th, SeaWorld announced it would cease its captive breeding program for orca whales. According to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), this turn of events points to an eventual end of keeping whales in captivity for public exhibition. It will also ensure that the orcas currently in SeaWorld’s possession will be …

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Dec 16

400 Million Less Farm Animals were Slaughtered in the U.S. in 2014 than in 2008

In a showing sign that Americans are slowing down their consumption of animals, data released by the Humane Society of the Untied States (HSUS) has found that there was 400 million less farm animals slaughtered in 2014 than in 2008. Despite this large drop, the number of farm animals slaughtered in 2014 was still absurdly …

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