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Recent poll for turtle meat in the Cayman Islands shows limited demand

Feb 21, 2014
The Cayman Turtle Farm, the last facility in the world that farms endangered green turtles for their meat, has long cited continued demand for turtle meat in justifying its activities. However a recent poll shows that in reality most people in the Cayman Islands do not eat turtle meat.

Celebrity Chef Christine Cushing Chooses Cage-Free Eggs

Feb 19, 2014
Cushing joins the World Society for the Protection of Animals’ campaign for kinder eggs

Victory for Whales: U.S. Certifies that Ongoing Whaling Activities in Iceland Undermine Wildlife Conservation Treaty

Feb 10, 2014
In a positive and crucial development for whale conservation on February 6, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Interior officially certified to President Obama, under the Pelly Amendment to the Fisherman's Protective Act of 1967.

Sochi dog cull: a humane alternative

Feb 5, 2014
We are opposed to the culling of dogs as a means of controlling the stray dog population for the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Response to Australia shark cull

Jan 30, 2014
This week a shark cull is taking place in Western Australia. As a result, many of you have been in touch to show concern for the animals.

Victory for farm animals in the final version of the Farm Bill

Jan 28, 2014
WSPA applauds the Farm Bill conference report released yesterday by the House-Senate conference committee which includes major wins for animal welfare.

Progress made for endangered Cayman turtles

Jan 22, 2014
Following two years of calling for the Cayman Turtle Farm to end the farming of endangered green sea turtles for meat, the Cayman Islands Government is now beginning to publicly address some of our concerns.

Take action against Taiji’s annual dolphin hunt

Jan 21, 2014
This week's annual slaughter of bottle-nosed dolphins taking place in Japan is very disturbing. Find out how you can help support our partners efforts to end the hunt.

New report echoes WSPA Cayman Turtle farm concerns

Jan 16, 2014
An independent report issued by the Environmental Audit Committee of the UK Parliament echoes concerns about the Cayman Turtle Farm that we have been highlighting and campaigning on since 2012.

Leading retailers pull civet coffee from shelves

Jan 16, 2014
Thanks to your support, retailers around the globe have made the decision to clear their shelves of coffee made from civets taken from the wild and kept captive.

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