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World Society for the Protection of Animals
Dec 18, 2009Nearly 30,000 animals – 10,224 sheep and 17,932 cattle – have reportedly drowned as the Panamanian-flagged ship Danny F II sank off the coast of Lebanon yesterday.
Dec 18, 2009A citizens’ advocacy campaign in Catalonia has resulted in local politicians approving a debate on changes to the Catalan Animal Protection Law, extending it to include the bulls and horses used in bullfights.
Dec 9, 2009Norway’s 2010 whaling quota is their largest since choosing to defy the International Whaling Commission’s ban on commercial whaling. But as Norway increases its hunt, WSPA’s defence of whale welfare is growing.
Dec 3, 2009
Nov 16, 2009WSPA has joined animal welfare organisations around the world in condemning the Australian Government’s decision to allow the religious ritual slaughter of conscious animals to continue in some abattoirs.
Nov 12, 2009In a landmark decision, MPs from all four of Canada's political parties have unanimously adopted a motion which calls on the government to support (in principle) the development of a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare.
Oct 14, 2009WSPA and governments supporting a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare have hosted meetings at United Nations headquarters. Watch a video highlighting the vital link between animal welfare and sustainable development here.
Oct 12, 2009New research has revealed that potential value adding opportunities for Australia are being lost due to trade distortions in the live sheep export trade, with the more humane and more profitable sheep meat processing industry suffering as a result.
Oct 2, 2009In the wake of devastating natural disasters in Indonesia, Samoa and the Philippines, WSPA has deployed disaster assessment and response teams to ascertain the impact on animals and the need for emergency relief.
Sep 28, 2009A simulated disaster relief operation in Costa Rica has tested years of preparation between WSPA and local agencies, gauging both our ability and the community’s readiness to care for animals if the Turrialba volcano were to erupt.
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