Action Alert: Please Help Stop the Transfer of Whale Products Through EU Ports

The infographic below is from WDC.

Help stop the transfer of whale products through EU ports

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Protection of Pigs

2001: the European Union decided to phase-out the use of individual stalls for pregnant sows (except for the first four weeks of gestation and one week before farrowing).

1st January 2003: sow stalls were banned for newly built or rebuilt holdings.

1st January 2013: all other existing pig farms to be converted to group housing systems.

Given the very lengthy timetable involved, I was appalled to read on the Humane Society International web site that it is likely 14 – Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, and Spain – of the 27 EU member states will not meet the 1st January 2013 deadline.

Action Alert: Please Help Free Morgan the Orca

WDCS has launched a campaign to try to ensure Morgan, a young female orca found and stranded in shallow waters off the coast of the Netherlands, is returned to the wild.  Please watch the video below then send an e-mail to show your support for the release of Morgan.  Thank you.