News: Animals in the wild
06 June 2014
Sunday 8th June marks World Oceans Day. A day to celebrate life beneath the waves and also to highlight the threat that abandoned fishing gear poses to sea life.
04 June 2014
UTZ Certified, the leading label for sustainable coffee production, will no longer certify producers that use caged civets and other animals to produce coffee.
22 May 2014
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has upheld a European Union ban on the import of seal products.
21 May 2014
The Australian tour operator, Intrepid Travel, is leading the way for animal protection in the tourism industry and encouraging tourists to take action and become animal friendly travelers.
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.