News: Animals in the wild
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
06 June 2014
Sunday 8th June marks World Oceans Day. A day to celebrate life beneath the waves and also to highlight the threat that abandoned fishing gear poses to sea life.
14 May 2014
Today we celebrate the official opening of our bear sanctuary in Romania, which provides a home to bears rescued from illegal captivity and cruelty.
31 March 2014
After a four year court case, Australia has achieved victory in its fight to ban Japan’s controversial whaling programme.
25 March 2014
The suffering involved in the production of civet coffee has been highlighted by World Animal Protection (formerly known as WSPA) in a paper written for ‘Oryx’, the International Journal of Conservation.
21 January 2014
The annual slaughter of bottle-nosed dolphins taking place in Japan this week is deeply troubling. Many of you have expressed your concerns and called for action to stop the killings.