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Media release Media Release: CITES Places a Moratorium on Live Elephant Exports from Africa
22.11.2022 FONDATION FRANZ WEBER
Animal protection

Media Release: CITES Places a Moratorium on Live Elephant Exports from Africa

PANAMA CITY - At the 19th Conference of the Parties (CoP19) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), currently taking place in Panama, the 170 nations present…

Latest Ban Correbous in Catalonia!
08.11.2022 Fondation Franz Weber
Animal protection

Ban Correbous in Catalonia!

On 21 September 2011, the last bull was tortured to death in a Catalan bullring. The parliament's previous decision to abolish bullfighting was cheered throughout the world and also led to a new debate: What…

Latest 137 NGOs, one demand: ban trophy hunting
07.07.2022 Fondation Franz Weber
Animal protection

137 NGOs, one demand: ban trophy hunting

With a coalition of 137 non-governmental organizations, FFW is calling for a ban on the cruel practice of trophy hunting.

Latest Argentina: Elephants in captivity will soon be the past
05.07.2022 Alejandra Garcia
Animal protection

Argentina: Elephants in captivity will soon be the past

Our campaign to save elephants from Argentinian zoos is making good progress: Two Asian elephant cows, mother and daughter, have been relocated from the Mendoza Ecopark to our partner sanctuary in Brazil.

Media release Argentina: Elephants in captivity will soon be the past
05.07.2022 Alejandra Garcia
Animal protection

Argentina: Elephants in captivity will soon be the past

Our campaign to save elephants from Argentinian zoos is making good progress: Two Asian elephant cows, mother and daughter, have been relocated from the Mendoza Ecopark to our partner sanctuary in Brazil.

Latest Eleven Years of Campaigning For a Better Life For Humans and Horses
28.06.2022 Leonadro Anselmi
Animal protection

Eleven Years of Campaigning For a Better Life For Humans and Horses

In June 2022, Fondation Franz Weber's campaign "Basta de TaS" (Stop The Use of Rubbish-collection Horses) will be eleven years old. Thanks to this campaign, horses used in Latin America to haul away tons of…

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Nature protection

Protein Transition

Latest Equidad: Chronicles of a Naturalist
31.05.2022 Ximena Merelle Dhervé
Animal protection

Equidad: Chronicles of a Naturalist

In 2021, I dedicated myself to studying the flora and fauna of the new, 310-hectare Sanctuary Equidad. I was able to identify almost 60 different bird species - twice as many as a previous study…

Latest Spring at Equidad: Impressions of an Unforgettable Visit
23.05.2022 Rebekka Gammenthaler
Animal protection

Spring at Equidad: Impressions of an Unforgettable Visit

Last November, I had the privilege of travelling to Argentina to meet our team, animals and the new grounds of Sanctuary Equidad.

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