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Rugby hero pledges to help free the bears

21st July 2004

Gloucester and England rugby hero Trevor Woodman has made a personal pledge to help us rescue the 'dancing' bears in India. Trevor signed up to IAR's campaign after his girlfriend Katy received our 'Free the Bears'leaflet. Twenty-seven year old Trevor is also hoping to visit the Agra bear sanctuary... read more »

And then the rain came...

15th April 2004

Jemma Sadler reports from Goa Many things have changed since I last wrote - starters my departure date from Goa! Originally I had my flight booked for 1st April, but after much thought and deliberation I have decided to brave the monsoon and stay until the end of September! I have been warned about... read more »

Dog killing, Kerala style

19th March 2004

John Hicks, Founder of International Animal Rescue We arrived back from Kerala having seen the worst thing in 30 years in animal welfare! We saw first-hand dog killing Kerala style, where the animals are caught on a dog catcher made of just bare wire and then are dragged to their deaths. I managed... read more »

IAR-backed sanctuary welcomes rescued bear cubs

11th March 2004

Five tiny sloth bear cubs confiscated during a police raid on wildlife poachers in India have been taken in by the Agra Bear Rescue Centre. International Animal Rescue funds the running of the centre along with several other animal welfare charities. The 85-strong police raid followed a... read more »

Goa: The reason why...

12th January 2004

A personal account by Jemma Sadler, volunteer have been working in Goa for three months now, but I never stop being shocked and saddened by some of the injuries and wounds that the animals of Goa endure. I have always believed in and advocated the work that IAR do - otherwise I wouldn’t be here!... read more »

Volunteering in Goa

8th January 2004

Kym Barratt reports on her experiences As I sat on the plane to Goa on break from University I came across a piece in the Lonely Planet guide on International Animal Rescue’s centre at Assagao. As I am studying Animal Science and have an interest in animal welfare I decided to pay them a visit.... read more »

Malta's Bird Directive raised in the European Parliament

28th December 2003

A question was raised on 2 December 2003 in the European Parliament by Chris Davies, MEP (ELDR-UK), on the implementation of the Birds Directive in Malta. The Accession Treaty signed by Malta on 16 April 2003 commits Malta to the full implementation of the Birds Directive 79/409/EEC by 1 May 2004.... read more »


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