A Child In Soweto Holds An Ailing Piglet, Who Was Rescued From The Randfontein Municipal Dump Site. She Was Rehabilitated And Lives At A Sanctuary In Johannesburg.

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Protection from violence against animals is now explicitly part of child rights

In a very welcome development, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child ...
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A Female Mink Named Monika Explores Her New Enclosure At The Szopowisko Sanctuary. She Was Rescued By Residents Near An Industrial Farm In Western Poland Where About 50,000 Mink Are Bred And She Has Now Found A New Home In The Sanctuary Founded By Veterinarian Grzegorz Dziwak Where She Lives With Other Rescued Minks. Szopowisko Sanctuary, Le?na, Silesia, Poland, 2022. Andrew Skowron / We Animals Media

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Civil society organisations call for comprehensive approach to pandemic prevention

The World Federation for Animals has joined forces with the Born Free Foundation, FOUR PAWS, ...
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An Arctic Wolf Uses A Paw To Rub Their Face At The Arcturos Environmental Centre And Bear Sanctuary In Greece. This Wolf Was Rescued From A Circus In Canada And, Due To Problems Arising From Being Brought Up In Captivity, Lacks The Necessary Social Skills To Survive On Their Own. Unable To Be Released Into The Wild, They Will Need To Spend The Rest Of Their Life At The Sanctuary. Florina, Nymfaio, Greece, 2021. Odysseas Chloridis / We Animals Media

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Bonn Climate Change Conference: Minimal headway amidst the climate emergency

From 5 to 15 June 2023, delegates from countries party to the UN Framework Convention ...
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WFA calls for ambitious action in UNEA 6 Ministerial Declaration to tackle global environmental crises

The World Federation for Animals (WFA), representing 50 NGOs worldwide, has participated in the consultations ...
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A Brown Bear At The Arcturos Environmental Centre And Bear Sanctuary In Greece. The Sanctuary Primarily Takes Care Of Injured And Mistreated Individuals Who Usually Cannot Be Released Into The Wild. Such Bears Have Suffered Severe Injuries Or Have Social Skills Problems From An Upbringing In Captivity And Would Not Survive On Their Own. Florina, Nymfaio, Greece, 2019. Odysseas Chloridis / We Animals Media

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The Political Declaration on Sustainable Development – Our Inputs

Later this year, Heads of State and Government will gather at the UN Headquarters in ...
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Highlights for animal advocates from the 90th general session of the World Organisation for Animal Health

After three years of cancelled, online and hybrid meetings, the World Organisation for Animal Health ...
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How improving animal welfare can help achieve the SDGs: Advocating for change at the 2023 SDG Summit

As the world reaches the midway point of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, it ...
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WFA Board approves new Members & validates Membership Strategy

On May 2nd and 3rd, 2023, the WFA Board convened for their second in-person meeting ...
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Brazil’s court order to shut down live export: a significant but not yet final win for animal welfare

In December 2017, NADA, the largest live cargo transport ship, docked at the port of ...
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Insights from the IPCC Synthesis Report – Summary for Policymakers

Last week, ​​the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the Summary for Policymakers of its ...
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Our 2022 Annual Review

The World Federation for Animals is proud and happy to report back on our work ...
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A conversation on policymaking to protect animals

On 4 October 2022, the World Federation for Animals (WFA) hosted an online conversation to ...
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