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08.01.2016 - Hope for elephants in Geneva?
Illegal – and legal – trade in ivory and the ram...

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05.11.15 - Great news from Africa!
25 representatives of African countries, members of the Afri...

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27.08.2015 – Event in Basel: Dive into the Future of Aquaria
The planned Ozeanium in Basel is based on an outdated concep...

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24.07.2015 – Catalonia prohibits the use of animals in circuses!
“It is a great achievement from Catalonia’s part...

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19.06.2015 - Helvetia Nostra sends its determinations on the future zoning Law of Valais
You will find a summary of the determinations here, and the ...

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10.06.15 - UN recognizes that bullfighting violates children's rights
  As part of its campaign Infancia SIN viOLEncia (Ch...

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05.06.15 - Bullfighting at its lowest!
For "aficionados", supporters of bullfighting, sum...

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20.04.15 - Program X:enius (ARTE) on animal suffering
Monica Biondo, marine biologist of Fondation Franz Weber, wa...

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09.04.15 - EU urged to ban ivory exports immediately
Ivory trade has expanded in the EU, making it the world&rsqu...

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20.03.15 - Swiss Parliament passes Law on Secondary Homes
The Parliament thus decided to make the law stricter and to ...

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05.03.15 - Law on Secondary Homes: a good compromise for an acceptable law
Only a few days ago, no one believed that a compromise could...

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19.02.15 - Press conference: Secondary Homes Law
Das Zweitwohnungsgesetz – Eine Gefahr für den Sch...

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12.02.15 - Training for the women of Fazao and Malfakassa: plastic recycling
With this in view, FFW recently organized and funded a train...

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09.02.15 –FFW protests against tree-massacre on the Seerhein
As a national environmental organization, we are particularl...

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06.02.15 - The UN calls on Colombia to exclude children from bullfights
In 2014, Fondation Franz Weber presented a report that calle...

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04.02.15 - « Lex Weber »: A recipe book for more constructions
The first draft of the Law on Secondary Homes presented by t...

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04.02.15 - Fair-Fish Petition on shrimps
Fair-Fish launches a Petition aiming to include shrimps in t...

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28.01.15 - France takes steps to protect elephants
The action was effective, as the same day, the Minister of E...

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27.01.15 - Anti-poaching actions and seizures
In 2014, activities in Fazao-Malfakassa National Park have b...

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26.01.15 Fazao-Malfakassa National Park is now online!
Fondation Franz Weber has been managing Fazao-Malfakassa Nat...

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22.01.15 - Ivory: a glimmer of hope in France
37 NGOs, including Fondation Franz Weber, have asked Mrs Roy...

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05.12.14 - Rapid Response Facility: FFW supports UNESCO's emergency program
The RFF already helped counter many situations of danger for...

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24.11.14 – The National Council declares an embargo on seal products!
Switzerland, like 35 countries before, finally decided to pr...

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20.11.14 – More exceptions to the Second Homes Initiative
Touristic accommodation – ok, however… New t...

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17.11.14 - Constitutional Law Specialists are called to the Swiss Parliament
The Law project on secondary homes is currently being discus...

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13.11.14 - Fondation Franz Weber protests against killings of swans
The government of Nidwald, in Switzerland, recently decided ...

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07.11.14 - We are wainting for the freed horses of San Juan!
Alba (on the picture) will at last be able to rest from the ...

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22.09.14 Fondation Franz Weber - Vera Weber officially becomes President.
After more than 50 years of untiring dedication to nature, t...

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16.09.14 Press release Fondation Franz Weber
Communiqué de presse Montreux et Berne, le 16 sept...

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22.08.14 Switzerland - The Council of States wants to protect seals!
In May 2012, the National Council (Lower House of Swiss Parl...

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19.08.14 - 100'000 African elephants killed in three years!
According to this study, 100'000 elephants were killed f...

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05.03.15 - Law on Secondary Homes: a good compromise for an acceptable law
Only a few days ago, no one believed that a compromise could...

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06.02.15 - The UN calls on Colombia to exclude children from bullfights
In 2014, Fondation Franz Weber presented a report that calle...

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04.02.15 - « Lex Weber »: A recipe book for more constructions
The first draft of the Law on Secondary Homes presented by t...

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28.01.15 - France takes steps to protect elephants
The action was effective, as the same day, the Minister of E...

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21.10.14 - Initiative « Let the cows keep their horns! »
Aujourd’hui encore, il s’agit d’un myst&eg...

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