News: Animals in the wild
28 March 2017
Pressure is growing for countries to reduce marine pollution and meet their United Nations commitments. The Global Ghost Gear Initiative can help countries find practical solutions.
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.
08 March 2017
The poor treatment and unacceptable welfare conditions of elephants used in the tourist industry will be a hot topic of conversation at the world’s largest travel trade fair, ITB Berlin this year.
19 January 2017
When President Barack Obama leaves the White House, ocean wildlife will have a vastly safer habitat than it had eight years ago
10 January 2017
Reptiles are a diverse group of animals, constantly adapting to survive and to suit their environment.
12 December 2016
A new United Nations report, shows that the number of animal species affected by marine debris (including microplastics, and lost or abandoned fishing gear) is on the increase.
29 November 2016
Our new report warns short prison sentences and small fines may not stop determined tiger poachers in Indonesia killing these beautiful, endangered animals
28 October 2016
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) has imposed requirements for increased scrutiny on scientific whaling.
27 October 2016
You have helped to rescue bears in South Korea, Romania, Vietnam and China, and played a hugely important role in our quest to improve attitudes towards animal welfare across the world.
26 October 2016
World Animal Protection laments the defeat of a proposed sanctuary for whales in the South Atlantic at the 66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC).