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ARTÙ, A SWEET CAT WITH A SAD STORY: BETWEEN ABANDONMENT, INDIFFERENCE AND OMISSION   Artù is the name OIPA Rome decided to give the poor cat that, regardless of his disease and the indifference of those who surrounded him, is fighting through life ...

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NEW ANIMAL PROTECTION ACT – CROATIA   The new Animal Protection Act for Croatia has been adopted by the Croatian Parliament at its session on October 4th, 2017 and came into force on October 26, 2017. A lot of big issues have finally been addre...

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Donkey: stupidity or rebellion? A donkey sensed a hungry wolf was slithering about, so he began to limp and moan until the wolf cried out: What makes you limp, my donkey friend? Why such a mournful bray?      Oh, wolf, this thorn stuck in my hoof has...

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Every year, on 28 September, World Rabies Day is celebrated to raise awareness about rabies prevention. You have probably heard about this disease before from a newspaper article or the TV, but do you really know what rabies is and how to prevent this dis...

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Honeybees are best known for the honey they produce. However, the principal role of honeybees in nature is to pollinate hundreds and thousands of flowering plants and assure the formation of large quantities of good quality seeds. In the process of evolut...

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Upper Corsica- A good hearted group of animal rights activists who love cats and take care of them is facing a great deal of troubles. Firstly, they are suffering the threats coming from a neighbour who can’t stand those poor cats and threated to set on...

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OIPA WELCOMES ITS NEW DELEGATION IN CHILE Cases of cruelty on animals are a daily occurrence in Chile. In this country, there is still no respect for animals and people hardly acknowledge the existence of animal rights. Last December, a law was adopted wh...

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12 December was an important day for decisions about climate. In Paris, more than fifty international leaders met for the One Planet Summit to find the necessary funding for projects addressing climate change. It was organised by the World Bank, the Unite...

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MUTILATED DOGS AND FAKE CERTIFICATES IN THE NAME OF A “DIRTY BEAUTY”: OIPA ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS IN ROME REPORT TO THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY 30 DOGS OWNERS AND 4 VETERINARIES After a year of investigations, OIPA animal control officers in Rome, Italy, ...

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The number of porcupines killed in the Republic of Congo has risen rapidly in the last few months. The reason lies in the increasing presence of Chinese people in the country. Why? In Asia, porcupines are killed for something that can grow in their stomac...

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QUINOA, THE MOTHER OF ALL GRAINS Quinoa is a pseudo-cereal, not technically a grain or a traditional cereal. This means it is a non-grassy plant used in much the same way as cereals and grains with a similar nutritional profile. Whole grains include the ...

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Animals, as humans, have a deep and inherent sense of fairness. This feeling, from an evolutionary perspective, can be associated with the normal research of advantages for our families and ourselves, in any case in which it is possible to get a benefit. ...

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NEWS 2016

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Vegetable oil, palm oil, margarine, palm olein, palm stearine, vegetable fats, vegetable glycerine, sorbitan oleate, sorbitan palmitate, glyceryl oleate, Cocoa butter equivalent (CBE), Cocoa butter substitute (CBS)… These are just few of the over 200 co...

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You’ll save the lives of countless animals each year. Animals want to live free of harm just as much as we do. But on modern farms they are subjected to treatment that would be illegal if perpetrated against a dog or cat. 2. Vegans are saving the pla...

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In nature dolphins can swim deep till 200 metres, they have a very complex social life. Dolphins are a widely distributed, they are marine mammals. OIPA campaigns against the practice of keeping them in captivity, where they often develop pathologies. A...

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Unfortunately, but realistically, animal cruelty still happens almost every day in Cameroon. Once again we must sadly inform about cases of farm animals mistreatment. Recently in Cameroon some of our OIPA volunteers, during a survey trip in the Far North ...

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