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News - October 2007

IAR at ENDCAP Conference in Brussels

24th October 2007

In October IAR Malta's Max Farrugia attended the third annual general conference of ENDCAP. This Pan-European coalition of animal welfare experts seeks to ensure that wild animals kept in zoos, circuses, dolphinaria, sanctuaries, or as pets receive the high level of welfare protection they need.... read more »

IAR comes to the aid of injured cows in Goa

20th October 2007

Regular visitors to the IAR website may recall our story from October 2006 about a bull in the town of Candolim in North Goa. The bull had been injured when local residents had thrown what appeared to be boiling oil over its back to get it off their property. Recently similar cases have presented... read more »

IAR assists with the funding of speed barriers in India

17th October 2007

IAR has assisted partners Wildlife SOS in India with the funding for 32 speed barrier units along the Kaziranga National Highway. This will help the Forest Department regulate speeding trucks which often kill animals attempting to cross the road to higher ground during floods. In addition a dozen "... read more »

IAR Malta takes part in Animal Awareness Week

10th October 2007

During the first week of October, IAR Malta participated in an animal awareness event organised by schools to coincide with World Animal Day. A number of state and private schools invited IAR’s Max Farrugia to give lectures on a range of animal issues and he managed to fit in visits to seven... read more »

IAR Goa celebrates World Animal Day

6th October 2007

To celebrate World Animal Day on 4 October IAR Goa hosted an event for children at the Government High School Guirim on Sunday 30 September. Children from local schools were invited to participate in a drawing and an essay competition all under the theme "Sharing the Planet". They were asked to... read more »

IAR's Karmele Llano Sanchez honoured for her work helping animals in Indonesia on World Animal Day

5th October 2007

On 4 October, World Animal Day, Karmele Llano Sanchez of IAR received an award from NAIDER, an ethical Spanish organisation committed to building ’a creative society that is economically innovative, socially just, and ecologically responsible.’ Karmele is one of three individuals to have been... read more »

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