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Nov 17, 2008

Japanese whaling quote confirms WSPA’s position

As the Japanese whaling fleet prepares to set sail, WSPA finds evidence from the country’s own Institute of Cetacean Research that it is impossible to accurately shoot a whale at sea.

Nov 14, 2008

Animal relief reaches Cuba

Update 14 November 2008: In addition to our planned animal welfare operation, WSPA vets will assess needs in the Camaguey region of Cuba, hit by Hurricane Paloma earlier this week.

Oct 24, 2008

Egypt hosts meeting on animal transport

A conference in Cairo has explored the relationship between Islam, animal welfare, and the long distance transport of animals for slaughter, putting a spotlight on this cruel and unnecessary trade.

Oct 24, 2008

Brazilian ministry backs animal welfare

This week Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supplies made a leap forward for animal wellbeing by stating official support for the development of a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare.

Oct 16, 2008

Landmark animal aid bound for Cuba

WSPA’s disaster assessment and response team will deliver US$100,000 of co-ordinated veterinary aid in Cuba next week. This emergency relief is desperately needed – the country was devastated during hurricane season.

Sep 30, 2008

UN holds landmark first meeting on animal welfare

WSPA made recommendations at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's first ever meeting dedicated to discussing the implementation of good animal welfare practices on Monday, 29 September.