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.
Update: The Global Oceans Action Summit was a great success! Our Sea Change campaign was well received. The Chair’s ‘summary report’ called for high-level action on plastic pollution, in particular ghost fishing gear. This will provide a firm foundation for our campaign.
The suffering involved in the production of civet coffee has been highlighted by World Animal Protection (formerly known as WSPA) in a paper written for ‘Oryx’, the International Journal of Conservation.
At the start of the year, our team was deployed to the site of an erupting volcano in Indonesia, to provide emergency support for livestock. This month they returned to the disaster area to see how the animals they had helped were getting on.
We are pleased to announce that we have signed a worldwide partnership with one of the world’s biggest food brands, Nestlé. This gives us a fantastic opportunity to improve the lives of millions of farm animals around the world.
We are opposed to the culling of dogs ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics. We believe that it is necessary to address the source of dog population, rather than use culling as a means of population control.