Sea turtles are amazing. These solitary swimmers cover thousands of miles. So just imagine the cruelty of trapping one in a small filthy tank. Now imagine hundreds, thousands. Packed together, sea turtles get sick and stressed. They turn on each other. Tourists that pay to ‘meet’ these sensitive animals might not recognise the bite wounds, or know that handling them is mental torment. Learn more
Jodie Jankevics, Head of Campaigns, World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), comments on the political, economic and animal welfare implications of the live export to Egypt situation.
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WSPA partners with Vetico to help promote the importance of animal protection in Australia and abroad.
New research commissioned by WSPA has found that WA has sufficient spare physical processing capacity to absorb the entire Australian live sheep trade.
India is taking pioneering action to help safeguard the hundreds of thousands of animals and the millions of people who are affected each year by disasters.