World Society for the Protection of Animals

World Society for the Protection of Animals

April 05, 2007 10:27 ET

Expert on link between animal welfare, environment

How Better Animal Protection Can Help Combat Climate Change, Pandemics

Attention: Agriculture Editor, Environment Editor, Health/Medical Editor, News Editor, Science Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO, MEDIA ADVISORY --(CCNMatthews - April 5, 2007) - EXPERT AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS ON LINK BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANGE AND ANIMAL WELFARE

Dr. Michael Appleby, animal welfare policy advisor for the World Society for Protection of Animals (WSPA), will be available for interviews in Toronto on April 27 and April 28. Dr. Appleby says better animal protection could help combat the impacts of climate change, natural disasters and bird flu pandemics.

Dr. Appleby - who is based in London - will be the keynote speaker at an international conference on animal welfare starting April 29 that will address some of these issues.

Animal Welfare during Pandemics and Natural Disasters April 29 - May 1, 2007 University of Guelph, ON. A symposium hosted by: The Ontario Veterinary College, Ontario Agricultural College and the Colonel K.L. Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare at the University of Guelph

Opening session: 3:00 pm, Sunday April 29, 2007, Rozanski Hall (This session is open to the general public.) Michael Appleby, PhD, World Society for the Protection of Animals "Why should we care about animals during times of crisis?"
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Contact Information

  • Peter Boisseau, Media Manager, World Society for the Protection of Animals
    Primary Phone: 416-369-0044 ext. 106
    Secondary Phone: 647-268-8122
    Toll-Free: 800-363-9772