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Vietnam bears escape life on ‘farm’ after prolonged battle

Sep 26, 2011
A lengthy battle by WSPA partner ENV has resulted in three bears being saved from a lifetime of suffering on a bear bile farm.

Dramatic rescue saves cub from ‘dancing’

Sep 21, 2011
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.

WSPA urges support for Massachusetts bill to protect farm animals

Sep 20, 2011
WSPA has endorsed the Massachusetts Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, which seeks to ban the cruel confinement of veal calves in crates, egg-laying hens in battery cages, and breeding pigs in gestation crates and sow stalls.

Supermarkets pledge to help WSPA end long-distance transport of live animals

Sep 20, 2011
Two supermarket chains in Hawaii – Foodland Super Market Ltd and Times Supermarkets – have agreed to no longer purchase pork products from pigs transported live from the mainland U.S. to Hawaii for slaughter, citing animal welfare reasons for their change.

The U.S. takes action against Icelandic whaling

Sep 19, 2011
The decision is finally in – the U.S. will use diplomatic measures, not economic sanctions, to impede Iceland's commercial whaling activities.

WSPA and partners get animal welfare onto Earth Summit agenda

Sep 16, 2011
WSPA has succeeded in getting animal welfare integrated into preparations for the upcoming Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Help Protect Captive Tigers Living in the U.S.

Sep 14, 2011
Please urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to improve protections for captive tigers in the U.S.

Namibian seals wanted: Alive, not dead

Aug 31, 2011
A comprehensive economics study confirms that Namibian seal watching is worth 300 percent more than seal hunting.

WSPA presents Global Live Export Petition to Australian Government

Aug 24, 2011
Since WSPA launched its Humane Chain campaign, more than 170,000 supporters have taken action internationally, calling for an end to the live export trade. In the last month, more than 11,000 people have uploaded photos with arms outstretched to visually represent this call, forming a global ‘Humane Chain’.

New rescues, new hope for bears

Aug 1, 2011
There are now ten bears being looked after at Balkasar – an astounding success considering that it is less than the year since the sanctuary was fully completed.

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