News: Animals in entertainment
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.
10 November 2015
The announcement marks an important first step for the company.
05 November 2015
Thank you to everyone who voted for us to be awarded the Responsible Tourism People’s Choice award at the World Travel Market exhibition.
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’.
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.
11 August 2015
On World Lion Day 2015, celebrities joined us as we made one giant roar to highlight the torture that lions face all in the name of ‘entertainment’.