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Norwegian whaling season begins as appetite for whale meat fades

Apr 1, 2011
Norway’s 2011 whaling season has officially begun ahead of renewed calls for the Norwegian government to rethink its whaling policy.

WSPA endorses Washington initiative to protect hens

Mar 11, 2011
WSPA has endorsed a ballot initiative being promoted by Washingtonians for Humane Farms – a coalition of animal protection and environmental groups, family farmers and food safety advocates working to end the extreme confinement of egg-laying hens in tiny cages.

Leona Lewis: “Keep Fighting Mega Dairies”

Mar 8, 2011
Globally acclaimed singer Leona Lewis has lent her support to a campaign against the spread of industrial dairy farming in Britain.

EBay amends policy to prohibit pet sales on Korean website

Feb 28, 2011
Following discussions with WSPA, eBay decided to amend its policy in Korea to prohibit the sales of pets on its Korean website,

WSPA supporters prompt action on reindeer cruelty

Feb 18, 2011
Thanks to the actions of thousands of WSPA supporters, Swedish and Finnish authorities are taking steps to end reindeer suffering.

Surrounded by protests on all sides, Japan quits whale hunt mid-season

Feb 18, 2011
Following intense stand-offs with activists, Japan has pulled out of its annual whale hunt in the Southern Ocean mid-season.

Victory for Cows in the UK!

Feb 16, 2011
After a year of campaigning against Nocton Dairies’ plans for a factory dairy farm in Lincolnshire, England, WSPA is thrilled to announce that the plans have been withdrawn.

Take Action: Stop Icelandic Whaling

Feb 11, 2011
WSPA and several other groups recently petitioned the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of the Interior to impose trade sanctions against Iceland.

Freedom for three more bears

Feb 8, 2011
On Jan. 30, WSPA member society the Bioresource Research Centre (BRC) rescued three more bears from bear baiting in Pakistan, and transported them to the newly-opened Balkasar Sanctuary.

Japanese whalers conduct 2011’s first hunts

Feb 3, 2011
Despite a late start to this year’s whaling season, activists have seen a Japanese fleet hunt in a designated sanctuary.

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