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4 NOVEMBER 2016 – COP22 FOR THE CLIMATE – FFW IS THERE!
The 22nd session of the Conference of Parties (COP 22) of th...

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03.10.2016 – INTERNATIONAL IVORY TRADE BAN, AND PROPOSALS TO RELAX BAN, ALL DEFEATED
Delegates from the 158 countries attending considered a prop...

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24.09.2016 – European Union decision may doom African elephants
JOHANNESBURG, 24 SEPTEMBER -- The European Union, following ...

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04.07.2016 – 29 African countries call on the EU to stop the slaughter of elephants
In 25 years there may not be a single elephant remaining in ...

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28.04.2016 – Ivory burn launches campaign for global ivory trade ban
As Kenya prepares to burn 105 tonnes of stockpiled ivory on ...

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11.01.2016 – Hope for elephants in Geneva?
Illegal – and legal – trade in ivory and the ram...

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05.11.2015 – Great news from Africa!
The Coalition adopted the Cotonou Declaration, firmly statin...

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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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10.06.2015 – UN recognizes that bullfighting violates children's rights
  As part of its campaign Infancia SIN viOLEncia (Ch...

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05.06.2015 – Bullfighting at its lowest!
For "aficionados", supporters of bullfighting, sum...

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20.04.2015 – Program X:enius (ARTE) on animal suffering
Monica Biondo, marine biologist of Fondation Franz Weber, wa...

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09.04.2015 – EU urged to ban ivory exports immediately
Ivory trade has expanded in the EU, making it the world&rsqu...

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20.03.2015 – Swiss Parliament passes Law on Secondary Homes
The Parliament thus decided to make the law stricter and to ...

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05.03.2015 – Law on Secondary Homes: a good compromise for an acceptable law
Compassion for the problems and challenges faced by mountain...

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19.02.2015 – Press conference: Secondary Homes Law
Das Zweitwohnungsgesetz – Eine Gefahr für den Sch...

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12.02.2015 – 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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09.02.2015 – FFW protests against tree-massacre on the Seerhein
As a national environmental organization, we are particularl...

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06.02.2015 – UN calls on Colombia to exclude children from bullfights
In 2014, Fondation Franz Weber presented a report that calle...

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04.02.2015 – « Lex Weber »: A recipe book for more constructions
The first draft of the Law on Secondary Homes presented by t...

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04.02.2015 – Fair-Fish Petition on shrimps
Fair-Fish launches a Petition aiming to include shrimps in t...

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28.01.2015 – France takes steps to protect elephants
The action was effective, as the same day, the Minister of E...

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27.01.2015 – Anti-poaching actions and seizures
In 2014, activities in Fazao-Malfakassa National Park have b...

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26.01.2015 – Fazao-Malfakassa National Park is now online!
Fondation Franz Weber has been managing Fazao-Malfakassa Nat...

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22.01.2015 – Ivory: a glimmer of hope in France
37 NGOs, including Fondation Franz Weber, have asked Mrs Roy...

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22.12.2014 – Argentina grants habeas corpus, the right to freedom, to an orang-utan
Argentinian Justice granted habeas corpus to an orang-utan l...

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05.12.2014 – Rapid Response Facility: FFW supports UNESCO's emergency program
The RFF already helped counter many situations of danger for...

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24.11.2014 – The National Council declares an embargo on seal products!
Switzerland, like 35 countries before, finally decided to pr...

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20.11.2014 – More exceptions to the Second Homes Initiative
Touristic accommodation – ok, however… New t...

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17.11.2014 – Constitutional Law Specialists are called to the Swiss Parliament
The Law project on secondary homes is currently being discus...

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13.11.2014 – Fondation Franz Weber protests against killings of swans
The government of Nidwald, in Switzerland, recently decided ...

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07.11.2014 – We are waiting for the freed horses of San Juan!
Alba (on the picture) will at last be able to rest from the ...

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22.09.2014 – Fondation Franz Weber - Vera Weber officially becomes President.
After more than 50 years of untiring dedication to nature, t...

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16.09.2014 – Press release Fondation Franz Weber
Communiqué de presse Montreux et Berne, le 16 sept...

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22.08.2014 – Switzerland: The Council of States wants to protect seals!
In May 2012, the National Council (Lower House of Swiss Parl...

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19.08.2014 – 100'000 African elephants killed in three years!
According to this study, 100'000 elephants were killed f...

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24.09.2016 – ELEPHANTS & IVORY REPORT CITES CoP17 – SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER
Providing analysis at the 17th meeting of the Conference of ...

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05.03.2015 – Law on Secondary Homes: a good compromise for an acceptable law
Compassion for the problems and challenges faced by mountain...

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06.02.2015 – UN calls on Colombia to exclude children from bullfights
In 2014, Fondation Franz Weber presented a report that calle...

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04.02.2015 – « Lex Weber »: A recipe book for more constructions
The first draft of the Law on Secondary Homes presented by t...

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28.01.2015 – France takes steps to protect elephants
The action was effective, as the same day, the Minister of E...

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21.10.2014 – Initiative « Let the cows keep their horns! »
Aujourd’hui encore, il s’agit d’un myst&eg...

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