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Feb 6, 2009

Duvets- a nightmare for geese

A shocking documentary series has revealed that many duvets are stuffed with down plucked from live geese, causing acute suffering. WSPA is extremely disturbed by this fresh evidence about the down industry.

Feb 3, 2009

WSPA comes to aid of Cuba’s animals

Thousands of Cuba's animals have been saved from life-threatening diseases and treated for injuries thanks to WSPA emergency aid, delivered in the aftermath of four hurricanes.

Jan 27, 2009

WSPA condemns alleged Japanese whaling plans

WSPA condemns an alleged 'deal' by the Chair of the International Whaling Commission that would allow Japan to resume commercial whaling and see many whales suffer painful deaths.

Jan 23, 2009

Situation critical for Gaza’s animals

Last week WSPA funded the Palestine Wildlife Society to buy veterinary supplies for Gaza's injured animals. But the picture of animal suffering that has emerged is even worse than we feared.

Jan 20, 2009

Palau joins UDAW movement

The government of Palau has officially announced isupport for the Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare, bringing the historic initiative for animals yet one step closer to reality.

Jan 14, 2009

Emergency help for Gaza’s vital working animals

WSPA is funding over US$10,000 of veterinary supplies to assist the Palestine Wildlife Society as they respond to the current conflict’s brutal effects on working and companion animals.

Jan 12, 2009

Poachers beware: new skills for bear guardians

A training course for frontline forest staff has formed part of a package of measures to protect cubs in India’s Bihar region, saving them from lifetimes of distress as ‘dancing’ bears.

Jan 5, 2009

‘Tis the season to stop whaling!

WSPA and members of the Whalewatch network delivered a super-sized Christmas and New Year card to the governments of Japan, Norway and Iceland with the message: ‘tis the season to stop whaling for good!