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Dec 17, 2010
Chowti, the blind bear recently rescued from a life of bear baiting, has taken her first tentative steps in a new life without cruelty
Dec 8, 2010
On 2nd December 2010, Members of Nicaragua’s National Assembly voted near unanimously to pass a law that includes some of the most stringent measures in animal welfare legislation in the world.
Dec 6, 2010
A WSPA investigation has revealed that one of Christmas’ most popular symbols, the reindeer, is subjected to immense suffering in large-scale round-ups and slaughter in Sweden and Finland.
Nov 26, 2010
Chowti, a six year old female Asiatic black bear, was confiscated following an illegal bear baiting event in Pakistan last week and has been brought to the sanctuary at Balkasar.
The Danish North Atlantic territory of the Faroe Islands has killed a total of 1,115 pilot whales to date in 2010, making it the largest kill of any whale species in the world.
Nov 25, 2010
Worldwide events to protest against the fur industry and the one billion animals killed annually by the industry were held on Friday 26th November
Nov 23, 2010
WSPA is calling on Vietnamese authorities to strengthen enforcement measures and promote the use of numerous herbal alternatives to cut continued use of bear bile in Vietnam
Nov 2, 2010
A new WSPA-funded sanctuary to house Pakistan’s remaining baiting bears has now officially opened.
Nov 1, 2010
The International Organisation for Standardization has just announced the launch of ISO Standard 26000 for all organisations, acknowledging animal welfare as integral to social responsibility.
In August 2008 the Kosi River Dam in South East Nepal overflowed causing the worst flood disaster in India’s Bihar State for 50 years.
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