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Mar 24, 2009
The EU has announced support for a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare – a major breakthrough for the recognition of animal welfare as a globally important issue.
Mar 20, 2009
A proposal to allow coastal whaling by Japan received a muted response at an International Whaling Commission meeting, but the international ban remains under threat.
Mar 18, 2009
The Handle with Care coalition – which seeks to end the cruelty of long distance transport – is now a step closer to stopping live pig imports from the US mainland to Hawaii.
An 80-strong herd of cattle have become the first livestock to populate the Brazilian Model Farm, enabling the project to start training farmers in humane and sustainable farming methods.
Mar 11, 2009
WSPA and members of more than 30 permanent missions and UN agencies have discussed links between animal welfare and the UN's sustainable development agenda.
British singer Leona Lewis has named WSPA as one of her favourite charities and wants to build her knowledge of our work.
Mar 6, 2009
WSPA and the world’s leading anti-whaling organisations condemn plans to allow hunts in Japanese coastal waters. We call for governments to oppose this deal, which could destroy the international commercial whaling ban.
Mar 5, 2009
Michael Baker has been appointed as WSPA's new Director General, taking over from Major General Peter Davies midway through the year.
Our thanks to over 30,000 WSPA supporters, who spurred a Public Prosecutor on to achieve a total ban on cruel and unnecessary live cattle exports from a key Brazilian port.
Feb 27, 2009
The Handle with Care campaign has presented the EU Health Commissioner with over 150,000 signatures calling for the better enforcement of laws protecting animals transported within Europe.
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