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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.

India leads Asia with strategy to protect animals during disasters

Apr 17, 2013
India is taking ground-breaking action to help safeguard the hundreds of thousands of animals and the millions of people who are affected each year by disasters.


Apr 8, 2013
'Scientific Report' issued from CTF lacks credibility and cannot serve as basis for the dialogue

Freedom for bears in Pakistan

Apr 5, 2013
Himalayan brown bear Lucia, meaning ‘light’, has her nose ring and ropes removed by the veterinary team on arrival at Balkasar sanctuary.

Small steps fail to protect turtles at Cayman Turtle Farm

Mar 4, 2013
After initial hopes that the Cayman Turtle Farm would make meaningful changes to the distressing conditions in which sea turtles are kept, WSPA is disappointed to report that little action has been taken.

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