News: Animals in the wild
09 July 2019
The demand for traditional medicine is fuelling a boom in big cat farms in South Africa and Asia. Our research exposes the cruelty lions and tigers face
24 June 2019
With help from us and some leading travel companies, ChangChill – formerly Happy Elephant Valley – has become elephant-friendly and stopped visitors directly interacting with its elephants
25 May 2019
Wild otters are being poached from their natural habitat, confined in terrible conditions and irresponsibly bred to feed international demand
03 December 2018
Video footage shows the horrifying moment a terrified pangolin is killed for its scales in Assam, India.
Pangolin scales are sold on the black market for traditional Asian medicine
07 November 2018
A shockingly high number of the world’s travel trade associations are lagging in providing animal welfare guidelines to travel companies, our new research reveals. The majority are doing nothing to prevent wildlife cruelty in tourism
17 September 2018
Fiona has been travelling all over the world on a mission to raise awareness of the deadly issue of ghost gear, which is ruining the lives of thousands of marine animals
28 August 2018
After 13 years of pain and suffering in captivity, a group of Asiatic black bears have been rescued from the horrific abuse of bear bile farming
12 August 2018
We know elephants are suffering at tourist attractions. But our new research reveals that their trainers and keepers – known as mahouts – are losing out too.
10 August 2018
Elephants are the world’s largest land animals. But they’re so much more.
27 July 2018
This International Tiger Day 2018 (July 29), we’re urging Thai authorities to end captive tiger breeding for wildlife tourist attractions and the traditional medicine industry