News: Animals in the wild
27 August 2019
Yesterday at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the proposal to increase protection for the Asian small-clawed and smooth-coated otters, suffering from the illegal exotic pet trade has been approved
19 August 2019
Today in Wellington, World Animal Protection and Greenpeace led a rally, from the Department of Conservation to Parliament House, to deliver our submissions on the government’s draft Threat Management Plan for Māui and Hector’s.
12 August 2019
Elephants are highly intelligent, emotionally complex, highly empathetic, and socially sophisticated creatures. They can even recognise themselves in a mirror!
12 August 2019
Richie Hardcore is a former Muay Thai champion and coach, campaigner for social change and World Animal Protection wildlife ambassador
05 August 2019
To mark World Elephant Day, we’re sharing tips to help you become an elephant-friendly traveller.
02 August 2019
Scroll through your social media feeds and it won’t be too long before you come across a tiger selfie. But one quick holiday snap can mean a lifetime of suffering for tigers.
22 July 2019
We have commissioned a report from independent research firm, Market Economics, into the economic effects of protecting Māui and Hector’s dolphins.
17 July 2019
A win for dolphins! The travel giant will stop all sales by 31 July 2019, setting an amazing example which we hope other travel companies will follow
16 July 2019
There’s a roaring trade in big cats being used for traditional Asian medicine, and it’s clawing its way across the globe.
09 July 2019
The demand for traditional medicine is fuelling a boom in big cat farms in South Africa and Asia. Our investigation exposes the cruelty lions and tigers face.