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Sep 9, 2010

Romania’s 52nd bear is rescued

On 25 August the Romanian Police and members of the Environment Guard rescued a bear cub from a village guesthouse near Fagaras and have now safely moved him to the bear sanctuary Zarnesti, where he will now live alongside five other young bears.

Aug 20, 2010

Pakistan floods ravage bear sanctuary

Sadly, WSPA must report some distressing news from our bear baiting project in Pakistan. The recent floods have severely affected the Kund Park sanctuary, resulting in the tragic death of 20 of the 23 bears living there.

Jul 30, 2010

Tragedy strikes Kund Park sanctuary

The floods in Pakistan, caused by what is being described as the ‘heaviest monsoon flooding since 1929’, have resulted in severe damage at the WSPA-funded Kund Park bear sanctuary.

Jul 28, 2010

Catalonia makes history by banning bullfights

Today’s vote to ban bullfighting in Catalonia is a momentous victory for the global animal welfare movement and marks a clear shift in attitudes towards cruel ‘sports’.