In New York this week, WSPA co-hosted a series of presentations on the crucial links between livestock production and the green economy.
WSPA representatives travel to the Marshall Islands for talks about our campaign for a Universal Declaration for Animal Welfare
WSPA lauds the Balinese Government’s commitment to the island-wide mass vaccination programme.
A new study challenges bear farmers’ claims that they provide a beneficial service by offering an alternative to ‘wild bear bile’
A report from WSPA member society, the ENV, has prompted a crackdown by the Vietnamese government on the cruelty of bear bile tourism – a step closer to ending bear farming in the country
Chowti’s teeth were cruelly removed, her claws filed down and a metal ring forced through her sensitive muzzle. Then for the next four years she was forced to endure unimaginable terror and pain while tied to a stake and subjected to the horrifying ordeal of bear baiting
It was just four months ago that we first introduced you to Bhoori , a 10 year old Brown Bear who had been trapped in the cruelty of bear baiting in rural Pakistan
Popular Bondi Rescue lifeguard Chris “Chappo” Chapman is running in this weekend’s City2Surf in support of WSPA
On World Rabies day, Leona Lewis launches our global Red Collar campaign to protect dogs and communities from both cruelty and rabies. WSPA is calling on governments worldwide to tackle rabies through the only humane and effective solution: mass vaccination of dogs.
A WSPA local partner has rescued a one year old bear cub from a life of cruelty and pain as a ‘dancing’ bear in India.
Following discussions with WSPA, eBay decided to amend its policy in Korea to prohibit the sales of pets on its Korean website, Auction.co.kr
WSPA applauds the European General Court’s ruling to dismiss a legal challenge and uphold the 2010 European Union ban on trade in seal products.
Some exciting news from Pakistan! Our colleagues at WSPA member society the Bioresource Research Centre (BRC) have rescued three more bears from the Layyah district, Punjab in Pakistan
This Mothers Day, why not give your Mum a gift that she will love and will also help protect animals around the world
Your support can provide essential shelter to thousands of animals in need
After more than a day of tense negotiations, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) has finally adopted a proposal by the UK to improve governance within the organisation
The Japanese government has confirmed that is has ended its whaling season in the Southern Ocean early, for the first time in decades
Despite a late start to this year’s whaling season, activists have seen a Japanese fleet hunt in a designated sanctuary
Popular entertainer and animal lover, Kerri-Anne Kennerley has launched Hope for Bears, raising funds to help end the cruelty of bear baiting
Popular entertainer and animal lover, Kerri-Anne Kennerley has raised over $19,000 towards our work to end the cruelty of bear baiting
Labor has rejected a move to phase out live exports at this weekend’s National Party Conference, but WSPA is encouraged by moves to support alternatives to the cruel trade.
Coinciding with the Chinese New Year peak travel period, WSPA has released the findings of an undercover investigation into the illegal bear bile trade in Australia.
The recovery continues, following the disasters that hit Japan on the 11th of March. Read more here about some of the animals affected and the people helping them
2011 is World Vet Year and staff from WSPA’s global team will be attending a series of events to boost animal welfare in the veterinary profession around the world.
WSPA is disappointed by the Governments recent announcement on live exports, launching a new initiative called ‘Move Forward’, aimed at ending Labor’s support for the trade. See how supporters have been joining forces and taking action locally
Two of Australia’s top rock musicians, Daniel Johns and Chris Cheney have joined forces to help raise funds and awareness for WSPA’s ‘Collars not Cruelty’ campaign
A new national survey commissioned by WSPA has revealed 77% of Australians still think the live export industry is cruel and 80% believe Labor should support a phase out
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Recent news stories have suggested that bear bile could “help prevent arrhythmia in heart attack sufferers.’ In reality, the study being quoted only considered the effects of synthetic Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA).
As Norwegian whalers prepare to kill up to 1,286 whales in hunts, a new economic study on Norwegian whaling proves the industry is outdated and unnecessary
In the past 12 months ARCH has treated more than 50,000 injured animals, raised awareness of animal welfare among the Haitian community and rebuilt a damaged veterinary infrastructure.
Industry comes under the spotlight as Federal MPs voice their concerns
WSPA is celebrating, along with the Bali government and WSPA partner BAWA, the achievement of an important milestone in Bali’s historic campaign to eradicate rabies.
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Help demonstrate that people around the world want the Australian Government to stop live animal exports
WSPA and the Sierra Leone Animal Welfare Society (SLAWS) have been working in partnership to improve the lives of stray dogs
Eight universities across Australia are currently competing in WSPA’s Humane Campus Challenge to help end live exports
More than one year on from the devastating earthquake, and as all six disaster relief objectives are met, WSPA reflects on the success of Haiti
More than 70 WSPA supporters have run in this year’s City2Surf to raise essential funds for animals around the world
Our new ‘Really Wild Gifts’ site gives you the chance to buy a fantastic range of virtual gifts for your friends and family that will help animals in need around the world
There has been exciting news from Pakistan – three more bears have been recently rescued from the horrors of bear baiting, and brought to the safety of the WSPA-funded Balkasar Sanctuary
Two of the recently rescued bears brought to the WSPA-funded sanctuary have died from health problems they had prior to their rescue
Even as Vietnamese super-star and 2010 idol, Uyen Linh became the 100,000th Vietnamese person to pledge never to use bear bile products, two more bear cubs were rescued as a result of a call to the wildlife crime hotline run by WSPA’s partners ENV.
WSPA’s local partner in Vietnam, Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV), recently launched a sting operation to save two tiny bear cubs after receiving a tip off call on the WSPA-funded Wildlife Crime Hotline
Twenty countries led by Japan broke quorum at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting yesterday in order to block a vote to approve a sanctuary in the South Atlantic
Whaling nations attending the International Whaling Commission’s annual meeting have rejected recommendations that outline a new strategy to better protect whales from cruelty.
Yesterday, whaling nations at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) rejected recommendations outlining a new strategy to advance the protection of whales from cruelty
In a crucial move on the road to 2012’s Rio+20 Earth Summit, WSPA has succeeded in including animal welfare in the preparations for the global event
The animals in one of Kenya’s most severely drought-stricken regions have received life-saving treatments in a WSPA-funded Disaster Management operation.
WSPA is calling for an immediate end to live cattle export to Indonesia, following the exposure of horrific cruelty inflicted on Australian animals in Indonesia’s slaughter houses on the ABC Four Corners program
WSPA is celebrating following the withdrawal of what would have been Western Europe’s largest dairy, at Nocton in England.
On World Vet Day (30th April 2011), WSPA celebrates the work of vets in Bali who have helped achieve a marked decrease in rabies through mass vaccination of dogs.
Minister announces live cattle exports to Indonesia can resume
WSPA presented Members of Parliament Kelvin Thomson, Janelle Saffin and Melissa Parke with a global photo petition against live export at Parliament House in Canberra today.
WSPA partners with UK government to put whale welfare on agenda at IWC
After more than a week of intense public pressure, following the horrific evidence provided by Animals Australia and RSPCA Australia that aired on Four Corners, Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced a suspension of all live cattle exports to Indonesia
Some of the worst flooding in decades affecting different areas of the globe recently has led to deployment of WSPA and member society staff in relief and rescue operations.
International vets hear about WSPA’s work integrating animal welfare in disaster work and education
Government officials remove wild animals from appalling captive conditions.