22 April 2016
Extracting bile from bears for use in traditional Chinese medicine is an inhumane practice. Our survey results show there’s overwhelming support within China to end the bear bile industry – over 97% of Chinese people believe it is very cruel.
15 April 2016
Owner of the infamous Gyumri Zoo, Armenia, abandoned the animals and left them to starve in horrendous living conditions. Now two of the resident bears have been brought to the Romanian sanctuary we fund.
18 March 2016
In order to end the cruel abuse of elephants in the tourist entertainment industry we have secured the help of major tour operators.
03 March 2016
World Wildlife Day – 3 March - World Animal Protection has received an award for the best ‘Elephant Micro-Movie’ by The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
22 February 2016
Last week European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Food Safety and Public Health voted for antibiotics to be restricted and used more responsibly on animals – we are very pleased that this progress has been made.
09 February 2016
We have helped Dutch travel trade association, ANVR, launch brand new animal welfare guidelines that will help end elephant rides and other cruel wildlife attractions for good.
03 February 2016
Following the tragic news of a Scottish tourist that was killed by an elephant in Thailand, our report reveals the extent to which animal abuse exists in tourism around the world.
02 February 2016
His death comes as a stark reminder that elephants are wild animals, and are not meant to be ridden.
29 January 2016
This brilliant news comes after nearly 175,000 of you signed the petition to demand that they stop contributing to the cruel industry.
29 January 2016
The confiscations come as a result of evidence showing their involvement in wildlife trafficking.