Animal Defence League of Canada
P.O. Box 3880, Stn. C
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4M5
We promote animal welfare/rights; disseminate information; encourage spay/neuter of cats and dogs; have Non-Animal-Use Alternative Research Fund; increase public awareness of oppression of animals and how to prevent or alleviate animal exploitation, cruelty and suffering. We oppose vivisection, trapping, hunting, eating animals and all forms of animal exploitation. Publish bi-annual newsbulletin, flyers; videos, books loaned; interviews. Ontario Farm Animal Council Ontario AgriCentre, 100 Stone Rd. W., Ste. 106
Guelph, ON N1G 5L3
OFAC is the voice of animal agriculture -- a non-profit education organization that represents Ontario's livestock farmers, associations and businesses. OFAC specializes in issues such as farm animal welfare, environment, food safety and biotechnology. Contact OFAC for great contacts and with any questions on food or farming. Website: www.farmissues.com
Website: www.farmingsources.comCoalition for No Whales in Captivity
1755 Robson St., Box 461
Vancouver, BC V6G 3B7
The Coalition for No Whales In Captivity is the "watchdog" of the Vancouver Aquarium. Call us to find out why, despite a majority of Vancouverites believing that it's cruel to keep whales and dolphins in captivity, the international commercial trade in marine mammals continues to be allowed in Stanley Park.
Related topicsThe rapid expansion of animal husbandry industry especially poultry farming industry, has boosted development of supporting industries such as animal drug industry. In the past five years, the county has recorded an increase in the exports of animal drugs. In 2007, exports of animal drugs were valued at US$ 220 million up from only US$ 56 million in the previous year. Growing demand for animal drugs has encouraged new investment in animal drug industry as well as investment for expansion of production capacity of the existing factories. In 2003, the country had …The Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) is a registered non-profit organisation founded In 1994 with the aim of helping to avert wildlife crises in India by providing support and information to combat wildlife poaching and the illegal trade of wildlife parts.   Executive Director
Belinda Wright is the founder and executive director of WPSI. She travels the length and breadth of India to assist and support wildlife conservation efforts and to help federal, state and local Indian Police Service authorities and Game wardens of state forest departments to enforce wildlife laws, especially those affecting wild tigers, for which Belinda has had a life long-passion. In June 2003, Belinda followed in the footsteps of her parents and was awarded an OBE for her "services to the protection of wildlife and endangered species in India".  Programs
The WPSI works with government law enforcement agencies throughout India to apprehend tiger poachers and traders in tiger parts. WPSI also makes every effort to investigate and verify any seizure of tiger parts and unnatural tiger deaths that are brought to their notice. Investigation
WPSI maintains a network of undercover agents and Informants who gather intelligence on the illegal trade in endangered species. WPSI's informers and agents are especially active in Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and the Sundarbans area. In November, 2008, in one notable case, the notorious tiger poacher, "Dariya", was arrested by the Katni Forest Department, with information and assistance provided by Wildlife Protection Society of India. Senior field investigators also maintain contact with personnel in lower courts, which is where most wildlife offences are tried. They liaise continuously with informers, forest officials and the police. They are involved with elephant poaching &...
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