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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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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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STOP VIRAL ANIMAL CRUELTY   New partnership between Tutela Digitale and OIPA: Launch of the “Stop viral animal cruelty” project  The Tutela Digitale team has established a partnership agreement with the Italian delegation of OIPA, International ...

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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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Despite the stigma surrounding them, black cats are friendly, affectionate animals who certainly do not deserve the negative reputation of being bad luck they have been suffered for many centuries, and are still object of in many countries. And yet, no ma...

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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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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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Why would anyone abandon their cat? Animal rights organizations throughout the world know only too well how often adult cats are relinquished to cat shelters or just abandoned, and how difficult it is to have them adopted. As a consequence, quite healthy ...

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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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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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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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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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TOKYO ANIMAL CRUELTY 2018 World Cup in Russia has recently ended, causing the death of an awful lot of stray dogs, in silence of mass media and FIFA. Animal rights organizations fought a losing fight against this meaningless slaughter. Now is the time to ...

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OIPA campaign DON’T SHOP, ADOPT! is a wonderful opportunity to rethink one of the most horrible traditions Italy, but all the world together with it, has: to buy and give away puppies as Christmas gifts. Every year, all over the world, particularly in t...

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