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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.

New report shines spotlight on farm animal welfare standards

Feb 27, 2013
Mike Baker, WSPA CEO, helped to launch the ground-breaking Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report at an investor event in London this week.

Tourists Handling Captive Sea turtles Face Health Risks

Feb 5, 2013
Independent, peer-reviewed journal finds diseases, warns of health concerns

Documents Reveal Knowledge of Sea Turtle Cruelty

Jan 28, 2013
A new document indicates that popular attraction Cayman Turtle Farm, or CTF, has had knowledge of animal health and endangerment problems on their property for more than six months, despite denials as recently as late 2012.

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