World Animal Protection is pleased to announce that it has joined The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), a global network of corporations, non-profit organizations and universities and government focused on developing sustainable solutions for how consumer goods are produced.
Dr. Juan Carlos Murillo deploys at a moment’s notice from his hub in Central America to travel to war zones, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and tornadoes, providing veterinary care to thousands of animals affected by disasters.
On Tuesday, April 8, the California State Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife opted to delay voting until 2015 on Assemblyman Richard Bloom’s proposed bill that would have banned the captivity of orca whales for entertainment purposes.
Great news from Australia today! After a long four year court case, Australia achieved victory in its fight to ban Japan’s controversial whaling program, Jarpa II. Jarpa II allowed the killing of whales for the purpose of scientific research.
As part of the Whales Need Us (WNUS) coalition, World Animal Protection has been working in partnership with organizations such as the Animal Welfare Institute and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation to call for an end to Iceland's inhumane whaling practice.
With an impending drought in Turkana County in the North-East of Kenya, we’ve been on the ground assessing the situation to see what animal welfare challenges face the region. Fast depleting water sources and lack of pasture mean thousands of animals and humans face the risk of starvation and death.
Today marks the third anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011. As we reflect on the devastating impact of the disaster, it is an opportunity to remember the animal survivors, and the communities that care for them.