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World’s oldest bear dies in WSPA designed sanctuary

Jun 18, 2013
Andreas, a 50 year old European brown bear, has passed away. He was one of the last dancing bears to be used for entertainment in Greece.

WSPA celebrates Animal-friendly culture in Mexico

Jun 13, 2013
WSPA celebrates Animal-friendly culture in Mexico as three new cities in Mexico ban bullfighting

WSPA calls on South Korea’s MPs to forge ahead with plans to end exploitation of bears for bile

Jun 11, 2013
11 June 2013 (Republic of Korea) — The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) and Green Korea United (GKU) have today urged MPs across South Korea to support a historic parliamentary bill that will see an end to the breeding of ‘bile bears’ and also propose a plan to close the country’s 53 bear bile facilities.

New WSPA and CIWF Briefing Looks at Farm Animal Welfare and Human Health

May 29, 2013
WSPA and CIWF release new briefing on human health and animal welfare.

World Society for the Protection of Animals Recommended for General Consultative Status at the United Nations

May 24, 2013
UN Committee on NGOs recommends WSPA for General Consultative Status.

Animals in disaster must not be an ‘afterthought’ WSPA tells the United Nations

May 23, 2013
WSPA and the Mexican Government will be co-hosting an event at the United National to discuss animals in disaster

WSPA Calls for Australia to Stop Shipment of Livestock

May 10, 2013
Australia has halted the live export of cattle to Egypt as shocking footage of animal cruelty in Egyptian slaughterhouses has emerged.

WSPA Congratulates New York Legislature on Major Step for Marine Animal Welfare

May 7, 2013
Once signed, legislation will be the largest ban on the trade of shark fins outside Asia.

Update on Bullfighting Action

Apr 22, 2013
Contact the Spanish Ambassador to the United States and ask him to speak out against legal protection for bullfighting.

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