News: Animals in the wild
14 May 2014
Today we celebrate the official opening of our bear sanctuary in Romania, which provides a home to bears rescued from illegal captivity and cruelty.
23 April 2014
Update: The Global Oceans Action Summit was a great success! Our Sea Change campaign was well received. The Chair’s ‘summary report’ called for high-level action on plastic pollution, in particular ghost fishing gear. This will provide a firm foundation for our campaign.
10 April 2014
It’s an exciting time for World Animal Protection Africa this month.
25 March 2014
The suffering involved in the production of civet coffee has been highlighted by World Animal Protection (formerly known as WSPA) in a paper written for ‘Oryx’, the International Journal of Conservation.
30 January 2014
A culling of sharks is taking place in Western Australia. As a result, many of you have been in touch to show concern for the animals.
22 January 2014
We are delighted that after a two year campaign calling for the Cayman Turtle Farm to end the farming of endangered green sea turtles for meat, the Cayman Islands Government is now beginning to publicly address some of our concerns.
21 January 2014
The annual slaughter of bottle-nosed dolphins taking place in Japan this week is deeply troubling. Many of you have expressed your concerns and called for action to stop the killings.
16 January 2014
Retailers around the globe have made the decision to clear their shelves of civet coffee (also known as Kopi Luwak), following pressure from our supporters.
15 January 2014
In the last week there have been an increasing number of reports in the media concerning poor animal welfare standards at Surabaya Zoo in East Java, Indonesia.