News: Animals in the wild
10 December 2015
World Animal Protection applauds the decision of the Supreme Court to consider ending the use of elephants for tourist entertainment in Rajasthan and Goa. We urge these Governments to champion this cause, and end the needless suffering of elephants for entertainment.
10 November 2015
The survival of the Indian Star tortoise is being threatened by a booming illegal trade, that causes extreme suffering to tortoises, due to a growing international demand for tortoises as exotic pets, wildlife experts warned.
27 July 2015
We’re getting closer to phasing out the bear bile industry in China
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.
18 June 2015
In Pakistan, bears are cruelly exploited in bear baiting: an inhumane blood sport where bears, are pitted against trained dogs, for entertainment.
11 March 2015
The two bears have been removed from horrific conditions at a restaurant after over 130,000 people sign our petition
02 March 2015
We have stepped in to respond to a desperate appeal to save two bears kept in horrific conditions at a restaurant in Russia.
25 February 2015
We welcome the announcement of a new law in the Sindh province of Pakistan, banning the use of bears for entertainment.
08 December 2014
We welcome today’s announcement that a taskforce will be created to combat the role of transport in facilitating wildlife crime, helping to alleviate the suffering of millions of wild animals.
05 November 2014
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Gold Award for ‘Best Animal Welfare Initiative’ at the World Responsible Travel Awards