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    Our Mission & Vision

    HSI envisions a world where people treat animals and the environment with respect and compassion. Our mission is to build an ecologically sustainable and humane world for all animals.

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    Our Achievements

    HSI is responsible for more than 70 successful threatened species listings under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

    Our scientific nomination program has resulted in nearly 7 million hectares of wildlife habitat protected in Australian law.

    We base our positions on science and push for legal and policy changes that reflect the latest scientific evidence in conservation and animal welfare.

    We work collaboratively with others—together we can increase positive impacts for animals.

    Our support for projects around the world has helped protect critical habitat; vital research into endangered species and rescue, rehabilitation and release of a wide variety of wildlife.