Jun 01, 2011
Many supporters were moved by the story of Leela, Kaali and Bhoori – the three bears that were rescued from bear baiting and moved to Balkasar Sanctuary in January. We are happy to report that the bears have now been moved out of quarantine and are adapting well to their lives in the sanctuary.
Mar 21, 2011
The Vietnamese government has announced a crackdown on illegal bear bile tourism, following reports of bile extraction for tourists by WSPA member society, Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV).
Feb 08, 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.
Jan 24, 2011
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) led an undercover operation in Juhupura, Orissa, India to save two sloth bear cubs from a cruel life of bear ‘dancing.’ WSPA partnered with the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and the local police department in Orissa’s Keonjhar district to carry out a mission – the first of its kind in two years – to rescue Indian bear cubs from a future life of cruelty.
PDF: High Steaks: a humane and sustainable 'farm to fork' beef system in the U.S.
PDF: Enhancing rural livelihoods and nutrition through higher welfare poultry production in India.
PDF: An analysis of attitudes and bear bile use in Vietnam.