News: Animals in the wild
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.
21 October 2015
Today Oxford University have published a study concluding that at least 4 million tourists who visit tourist attractions involving wildlife are likely to be contributing to large-scale animal welfare abuses.
12 October 2015
Walter Palmer, the American dentist that paid $50,000 to shoot Cecil will not face charges in Zimbabwe after the Environment Minister made an announcement saying that Walter Palmer’s ‘papers were in order’.
07 October 2015
Following more than 5 years of talks, negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) successfully concluded on Monday, October 5.
05 October 2015
Thomas Cook Group is now claiming that they no longer offer elephant rides and shows to any of their customers – but this simply isn’t true.
04 October 2015
Thomas Cook Group, one of the leading travel companies around the world, is continuing to promote and sell cruel elephant rides. Sign our petition to put an end to this today.
15 September 2015
The appalling cruelty inflicted upon Asian elephants used for tourist rides and shows is now spreading throughout Southern Africa.
10 September 2015
Lost and abandoned fishing gear is causing irreparable damage to the world’s oceans. We have gathered experts from around the world to meet in London today to launch the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), marking the start of an action plan to tackle this urgent problem.
31 July 2015
We welcome the announcement from the United Nations that will step up international efforts in tackling the illegal trafficking of wildlife.
15 July 2015
We are reaching the final stages of our campaign to end the cruel bear bile industry in South Korea, working in partnership with Green Korea United.