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Creating a World where Animal Welfare Matters and Animal Cruelty has Ended
Jun 11, 2009From Sunday, WSPA will accompany a group of orphaned bonobos on a historic journey back to the wild. This is the first ever attempt to reintroduce our closest ape relation to their natural habitat.
Jun 8, 2009WSPA, the world’s largest alliance of animal welfare organizations, has grown to a total of 1,012 member societies. Together we are changing animals’ lives.
Jun 3, 2009More than 28,000 people from over 120 countries joined WSPA in speaking out against the brutal treatment of pigs in Egypt. Sadly, the cull is now complete, but our work on animal welfare in Egypt continues.
May 27, 2009Information from Cairo suggests that more than half the pig population has been culled, despite there being no proven link between pigs and swine flu transmission. WSPA fears that brutal culling methods continue.
May 21, 2009As the summer travel season kicks into high gear and families begin making trips to watch performances by dolphins, orcas (killer whales), seals and sea lions in marine parks, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have issued the fourth edition of their in-depth report, The Case Against Marine Mammals in Captivity to educate tourists about the suffering that goes on behind the scenes.
May 19, 2009Egyptian authorities are undertaking an unacceptably cruel assault on the pig population in Cairo. WSPA has written a strong letter to the Prime Minister of Egypt, calling for an end to the mass cull. Learn how you too can take action.
May 18, 2009On June 22 over 80 governments will meet to decide the future of the world’s whales. More than 25 years after the global ban on commercial whaling was passed, these intelligent mammals are in danger once more.
May 13, 2009Egypt is still culling pigs despite there being no known link between the recent outbreak of swine flu and pigs. News on the spread of swine flu continues to develop, but there have been no significant discoveries that directly concern pigs, pig farming or pork products.
May 8, 2009Negotiations to resume New Zealand’s live sheep trade with Saudi Arabia are underway following a ban on live exports for more than five years.
Apr 22, 2009In an unprecedented move, WSPA has been invited by the International Halal Integrity Alliance to produce draft animal welfare guidelines.
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