News: Animals in the wild
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.
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.
23 November 2015
The three five year-old sibling European brown bears were born in an overpopulated zoo. Now that they’ve been transported out of the confined space, their lives have been transformed.
12 November 2015
Today, along with the University of Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), Department of Zoology we have launched a competition calling for innovative ideas to help protect tigers, keeping them in the wild where they belong.