News: Animals in the wild
26 October 2016
World Animal Protection is deeply saddened that the creation of the South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary, proposed by multiple governments, was voted down at the International Whaling Commission’s 66th annual meeting in Slovenia
12 October 2016
Victory for over 558,000 supporters who backed our Wildlife Not Entertainers campaign action against the world’s largest travel site
22 September 2016
We call for change as report reveals tens of thousands of wild animals confiscated by enforcement agencies cannot be traced
13 September 2016
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) made the decision at last week's World Conservation Congress, Hawaii. It voted by a large majority to halt Japan’s 'scientific' whaling in the Antarctic and the North Pacific.
10 August 2016
With over half a million people putting pressure on 'the world's largest travel site', and a government looking to ban elephant rides, giant leaps are being made for wildlife. But more action is needed…
25 July 2016
Report reveals hidden horror behind holiday photos with captive tigers
17 June 2016
640,000 tons of lost fishing gear enters oceans each year causing entanglement, suffering, and death for hundreds of thousands of animals.
16 June 2016
After a year of asking, and over 330,000 people demanding action, we finally got to meet with TripAdvisor last week. We discussed how they can help protect wild animals being abused in the tourism industry.
20 May 2016
After hearing about our call to TripAdvisor to stop profiting from wild animal abuse, City Discovery took the initiative and stood up for wildlife themselves. The move is a further shift towards ending wildlife cruelty in tourism.
13 May 2016
Travel companies have a critical role to play in determining the fate of wild animals in the tourism industry. Thankfully, some are beginning to take on their rightful responsibility – but others still need to step up.