A Family Of Wild Asian Elephants Moves Through The Landscape At Dawn In Thailand's Kui Buri National Park. The Park Is Part Of Thailand's World Heritage Western Forest Complex (wefcom), One Of The Largest Networks Of Connected Protected Areas In Asia. Asian Elephants Are Endangered And Only Approximately 4,000 Remain In The Wild Throughout Their Range. Habitat Destruction And Fragmentation, Wild Capture For The Tourist Industry, And Poaching For Ivory Have Contributed To The Rapid Decline Of Wild Populations Over The Past 100 Years.

UK Bans Sale and Advertising of Low-Welfare Animal Activities Abroad

The UK has taken a definitive step towards safeguarding the well-being of commercially exploited animals ...
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Two Previously Abandoned Lambs Lie On Grass In The Sunshine Together At Their New Home Surge Sanctuary.

World Animal Day: One Year On 

On World Animal Day last year, the global community rallied behind a shared vision: the ...
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Animal welfare at the heart of sustainable development: A transformative nexus

Today, the international community has the opportunity to take transformative action to protect the environment ...
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Equine Behaviorist Caroline Raillard Establishes A Relationship Of Trust With Pepito. Pepito Suffers From Progressive Blindness And Hearing Loss, Rendering General Handling Of Him Difficult For Veterinarians And Staff. Refuge De L'arche, Château Gontier Sur Mayenne, France, 2022. Nathalie Merle / We Animals Media

Perspectives on the strategies & opportunities of a growing movement

It is a common notion that one does not necessarily get rich in the traditional ...
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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.

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 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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World Horse Welfare’s 25th annual conference explores the complex question of “When does use become abuse?”

With an international lineup of speakers from industry, academia and sport, World Horse Welfare’s 25th ...
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Animal laws legally challenged: the beginning of a breakthrough?

  A major legal challenge over an animal protection law in the United States Supreme ...
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A simple idea that can change the world for animals

Alongside 183 Members of the European Parliament and over 180,000 citizens, WFA and more than ...
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Building back better: Animal welfare, environment & sustainable development nexus

On 15 July 2022 the World Federation for Animals (WFA) hosted an online conversation on ...
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Exporting animals around the world for slaughter – wrong on so many levels

Who knew that sheep could experience sea sickness?  We learnt of this only when researchers ...
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Updated animal health & welfare standards recommended by WOAH

The World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health (formerly OIE and ...
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