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WSPA Responds to Typhoon Haiyan

Friday, 15 November 2013, 11:33 am | World Society for the Protection of Animals

Whilst a state of calamity is declared by the Philippines government following Typhoon Haiyan, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)'s disaster response team have now arrived safe and well at their base in Cebu City. WSPA is the only ... More >>

The Cruelty Behind the World’s Most Expensive Coffee

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 2:16 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

Behind the world’s most expensive coffee are huge animal welfare issues says the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), and consumers, retailers and governments need to help end the cruel practices behind civet coffee production. More >>

Helping Pacific protect animals, livelihoods in disasters

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 4:05 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is working with veterinarians and Government leaders from across the Pacific this week to highlight the importance of planning for animals during disasters. Improving animal welfare by increasing ... More >>

Pets need special care when disaster hits

Monday, 22 July 2013, 2:59 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

Last night’s quake is a timely reminder to pet owners about the survival needs of small animals such as cats, dogs, rabbits, budgies or even backyard chickens at times of disastrous destruction, says Dr Catherine Watson, president of the NZ Veterinary ... More >>

Tackling Animal Suffering Caused By Dangerous Ocean Rubbish

Friday, 23 November 2012, 2:27 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

Every year, millions of marine animals are killed or condemned to a lifetime of suffering by the dangerous rubbish New Zealand and other countries around the globe allow to choke the world’s oceans, sea and shorelines. More >>

Animals Matter in a Disaster

Monday, 13 February 2012, 1:33 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

If disaster were to strike today, would you have a plan to save yourself and your animals? As the anniversary of the February (2011) Canterbury Earthquake approaches, The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is urging New Zealand pet ... More >>

WSPA launches global campaign to mark World Rabies Day

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 11:35 am | World Society for the Protection of Animals

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) marks World Rabies Day today with the launch of a global campaign to protect communities from both cruelty and rabies. More >>

Whaling nations block progress on animal welfare at IWC

Tuesday, 12 July 2011, 12:58 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

Jersey, UK 11th of July 2011- Today whaling nations at the International Whaling Commission rejected recommendations derived from an expert Animal Welfare and Ethics workshop sponsored by WSPA and tabled by the United Kingdom. More >>

Freedom for three more bears

Tuesday, 8 February 2011, 12:58 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

On 30 January, our colleagues in Pakistan, at WSPA member society the Bioresource Research Centre (BRC), rescued three more bears from the Layyah district, Punjab in Pakistan and have been taken to the newly opened Balkasar Sanctuary. More >>

Animal relief work in Haiti

Wednesday, 12 January 2011, 9:52 am | World Society for the Protection of Animals

12th January 2011: One year after the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) looks back at the tremendous amount of work done towards providing emergency relief for the country’s animals and rebuilding ... More >>

New report exposes cruel use of bear bile

Wednesday, 24 November 2010, 10:55 am | World Society for the Protection of Animals

A new report, released today, shows that bear bile continues to be widely used in Vietnam despite an official ban on the product imposed in 1994. The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) calls on Vietnamese authorities to strengthen ... More >>

Tragic Day For Humpback Whales

Sunday, 27 June 2010, 11:42 am | World Society for the Protection of Animals

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) today buckled under pressure from Denmark when it narrowly approved a proposal for Greenland to hunt nine humpback whales each year for the next three years, supposedly for subsistence use. More >>

IWC’s decision to run IWC62 behind closed doors

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 9:46 am | World Society for the Protection of Animals

Bridget Vercoe, WSPA New Zealand’s Country Manager said: “WSPA is extremely disappointed and appalled by the IWC’s complete lack of transparency during the negotiation process when today choosing to run the next day and a half of meetings behind closed ... More >>

Paul McCartney: End the slaughter of whales!

Monday, 21 June 2010, 2:23 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

Agadir, Morocco, 21st June 2010: Sir Paul McCartney has joined the global battle to save whales and the whaling ban, issuing a statement through the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA). More >>

Disastrous proposal from IWC could harpoon ban

Thursday, 22 April 2010, 12:40 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

On the 23rd April (New Zealand time), the International Whaling Commission (IWC) is set to publish a proposal which, reports suggest, would destroy the 24-year ban on commercial whaling. The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is ... More >>

Keisha Castle-Hughes saving whales, not whaling

Friday, 16 April 2010, 11:55 am | World Society for the Protection of Animals

Whale Rider star, Keisha Castle-Hughes, is urging New Zealanders to help “save the whales”. More >>

Jobs, animals suffer in live sheep trade

Wednesday, 10 March 2010, 1:56 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) has revealed damning evidence of continued welfare abuse of Australian sheep in the live export trade to the Middle East, despite Government and Meat and Livestock Australia claims of improving standards. More >>

Animals matter to Simon Cowell

Tuesday, 9 March 2010, 4:54 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

Simon Cowell has pledged support for the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) and its campaign to get international recognition of animal welfare. More >>

NZ Government urged to fight for whaling phase out

Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 9:18 am | World Society for the Protection of Animals

The New Zealand Government should follow Australia’s lead and call for a gradual phasing out of whaling when it meets with members of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) at a special meeting in Florida on 2nd and 3rd March, the World Society for ... More >>

Thousands of animals dies in live export disaster

Monday, 21 December 2009, 4:27 pm | World Society for the Protection of Animals

The drowning of 30,000 animals during the sinking of the Panamanian-flagged ship Danny F II near Lebanon last week serves as a harsh reminder to the New Zealand Government of why it should not allow this country’s live sheep trade to resume While the ... More >>

 

 

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