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World Federation for Animals commits to elevating animal welfare in the sustainable development agenda at first-ever General Assembly

Copenhagen, Denmark (May 15, 2024 ) — Over 60 animal protection organisations from around the ...
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Friends in high places: how the tide turned on the donkey skin trade

by Marianne Steel, CEO, The Donkey Sanctuary for World Donkey Day, It has been almost ...
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Six Fish Farm Cages Float On The Ocean, Covered With Netting To Prevent Birds From Eating The Fish Inside. Sea Bass Populate Some Of The Cages, While Others Sit Empty But Are Soon To Be Filled With Salmon. Trabzon, Trabzon Province, Black Sea Region, Turkiye, 2023. Havva Zorlu / We Animals Media

Animal welfare: key recommendation for addressing AMR at the UN General Assembly

The indiscriminate use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials to mask the predictable emergence of infectious ...
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NGOs unite in a call for transformative action for animal welfare at the 2024 HLPF

“Without urgent, transformative, and bold policy action, human, animal and environmental health and well-being face ...
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UNEA-6 Resolutions: What they mean for animals

On March 1, 2024, the UN Environment Assembly at its sixth session (UNEA-6) adopted 15 ...
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World Federation for Animals highlights missed opportunities at UNEA-6

The World Federation for Animals (WFA), a coalition representing 53 non-governmental organisations globally, commends the ...
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Animal Welfare at the UN: Progress & Path Ahead

Two years ago the UN Environment Assembly at its fifth session (UNEA5) marked a pivotal ...
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Shaping a sustainable future: New recommendations for global biodiversity and animal welfare

In a collaborative effort with the chair of WFA’s Biodiversity Working Group, Born Free Foundation, ...
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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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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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