News: Animals in the wild
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).
25 October 2016
This years’ meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) marks 30 years since member governments placed a global moratorium on commercial whaling to protect their numbers, devastated from years of being hunted for their oil and meat.
25 October 2016
A staggering 640,000 tonnes of fishing gear is left or discarded in our oceans each year. Known as ghost gear, this haul of lines and nets, traps, injures, mutilates and kills hundreds of thousands of whales, dolphins, seals, turtles and birds annually.
21 October 2016
From socks to doormats, puppies to Christmas trees, get inspired by some of these amazing creative solutions to ghost gear from around the world.