Reports & Fact Sheets

Please note, some of the documents below were produced prior to June 2014, when we were known as the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA). We are now World Animal Protection.

Bears:

From Cage to Consumer: the global trade in bear parts Part 1 (PDF 1.33MB) 
From Cage to Consumer: the global trade in bear parts Part 2 (PDF 1.96MB) 
Herbal alternatives to bear bile (PDF 2.25MB) 
The Bear Bile Business Section 1 (PDF 957KB) 
The Bear Bile Business Section 2 (PDF 393KB) 
The Bear Bile Business Section 3 (PDF 221KB)
The Bear Bile Business in Australia (PDF 101KB) 
The Bear Bile Business in Indonesia (PDF 376KB)
The Bear Bile Business in Japan (PDF 449KB) 
The Bear Bile Business in Malaysia (PDF 615KB) 
The Bear Bile Business in Singapore (PDF 228KB) 
The Bear Bile Business in Taiwan (PDF 170KB) 
The Bear Bile Business in USA & Canada (PDF 253KB)

Dogs:

Humane Dog Population Management (PDF 837KB) 

Farm Animals:

Animals and People First – Welfare & Trade (PDF 509KB) 
The Case Against Cages: Why Cage-Free Systems are Better for Laying Hens - Report (PDF 14MB) 
Closed Waters: CIWF/WSPA Fish Farming Report (PDF 1.87MB) 
Curb the Cruelty: Canada's farm animal transport system in need of repair (PDF 560KB) 
Eating our Future - The impact of industrial animal agriculture (PDF 1.54MB) 
Factsheet: Intensive farming (PDF 417KB) 
Factsheet: Intensive pig farming (PDF 476KB) 
Factsheet: Intensive poultry farming (PDF 456KB) 
Factsheet: Intensive cattle farming (PDF 448KB) 
Farm Animal Welfare: Columbia (PDF 2.28MB) 
Forced Feeding: foie gras production (PDF 1.27MB) 
Human Health Report (PDF 1.15MB) 
Industrial Animal Agriculture - The Next Global Health Crisis? (PDF 1.15MB) 
Industrial Animal Agriculture - The Next Global Health Crisis? Summary (PDF 380KB) 
Industrial Animal Agriculture – Part of the Poverty Problem (PDF 4.05MB) 
Practical Alternatives to Industrial Animal Agriculture (PDF 1.28MB) 
What's on Your Plate? (Executive Summary) (PDF 4.8MB) 
What's on Your Plate? (Full Report) (PDF 15.8MB) 
Que veut-on nous faire avaler? (Résumé seulement - en francais) (PDF 7.3MB) 

Roadside Zoos:

Wild Neighbours: The Safety and Security of Ontario's Wildlife in Captivity Facilities (PDF 1.43MB) 
Barren Cages, Empty Lives – Roadside Zoos in Canada (PDF 463KB) 

Whaling & Marine Mammals:

Exploding Myths – Greenland whaling investigation (PDF 1.03MB) 
Factsheet: Whales (PDF 447KB) 
The Case Against Marine Mammals in Captivity 2009 (PDF 2.1MB) 
The Case Against Marine Mammals in Captivity 2006 (PDF 2.19MB) 
Time to Refocus – a vision for the IWC (PDF 673KB) 
Troubled Waters Whale Report Summary (PDF 328KB)
Troubled Waters Whale Report (PDF 1.46MB) 
Whaling: Defying international commitments to animal welfare? (PDF 1.49MB) 

Wildlife:

A Close up on cruelty: The harmful impact of wildlife selfies in the Amazon (PDF 7.63 MB)   
Animal friendly tourist guide (PDF 1.87 MB)   
Breaking Africa’s elephants (PDF 1.43 MB) 
Breeding cruelty: How tourism is killing Africa’s lions (PDF 784 KB) 
Checking out cruelty (PDF 1.64MB) 
Taken for a ride (PDF 2.9MB)
The show can’t go on (PDF 5.64 MB)  
Tiger selfies exposed (PDF 930KB) 
Wildlife on a tightrope (PDF 4MB)
Wildlife abusement parks in Bali, Lombok and Gili Trawangan (PDF 8.7MB)

Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (UDAW):

Animal welfare in disasters (PDF 1.13MB) 
The Case for a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (PDF 2.73MB) 
Combating poverty: the role of animal welfare education and new skills (PDF 577KB) 
Safeguarding and stabilizing livelihoods: the role of good equine welfare (PDF 791KB) 
Sustainable agriculture: animal welfare in farming (PDF 1.94MB)

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