News: Animals in the wild
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.
13 May 2016
Our new study reveals the demand for the world’s most expensive coffee, created inhumanely by civets, is on the rise due to tourism.
26 April 2016
Yesterday we launched a petition and revealed the shocking truth about the world’s leading travel review website. It’s more than just a review site, TripAdvisor actively promotes and profits from some of the cruellest wildlife tourist attractions.
25 April 2016
TripAdvisor Inc. is selling tickets to and promoting cruel wildlife tourist attractions. Help us demand that they protect wild animals and end their support of this cruel industry.
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.
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.