News: Promoting global animal welfare
08 June 2017
Five sea warriors - women from different corners of the globe work are leading our work to tackle the problem of ghost gear in our oceans.
23 May 2017
In the Maldives, large numbers of Olive Ridley sea turtles are found entangled in ghost fishing gear. This phenomenon is heartbreaking and unusual – as there are no known nesting or foraging habitats for this species in the country
12 May 2017
We’re urging fast food restaurants around the world to follow Subway’s positive lead and improve the life of chickens in their supply chains
13 March 2017
Raja, a 10-month-old bear cub who arrived weak and underweight at our Balkasar partner sanctuary in Pakistan, on New Year’s Eve, is growing fast and settling in to his new life.
07 March 2017
For four dedicated Animal Protectors, a recent trip into the jungles of Sumatra was an opportunity to see orangutans in the wild.
29 August 2016
There are millions of species of fish, some we eat, some we keep as pets, some we experiment on, and some are free from human intervention.
28 June 2016
Tanie Van der Wolk signed up as an Animal Protector in 2006 because, she says, “World Animal Protection can protect animals in ways I am not able to.”
13 May 2016
We’re delighted to announce that our new permanent CEO, Steve McIvor, has been appointed. Steve has extensive experience within both the animal welfare and corporate sectors, most recently as our acting CEO and Global Director of Programmes.
11 April 2016
We caught up with Corinne Henrikson, a longstanding Animal Protector who has also been volunteering in our New Zealand office for six years. She’s an inspiration to us all!
26 May 2015
No two days are the same for World Animal Protection’s Investigations and Intelligence team. Their vital, often covert work, builds the foundations for many of our global actions to protect animals.