News: Animals in the wild
09 May 2014
World Animal Protection and BRC estimate that around 40-45 bears remain in captivity for use in the brutal blood sport of bear baiting. In March 2014, one more of these long-suffering animals was surrendered to our partners in Pakistan, the Bioresource Research Centre (BRC).
23 April 2014
Update: The Global Oceans Action Summit was a great success! Our Sea Change campaign was well received. The Chair’s ‘summary report’ called for high-level action on plastic pollution, in particular ghost fishing gear. This will provide a firm foundation for our campaign.
31 March 2014
After a four year court case, Australia has achieved victory in its fight to ban Japan’s controversial whaling programme.
28 February 2014
Check out these fascinating and little-known facts about our beautiful Romanian bear sanctuary, run by our partner Asociatia Milioane de Prieteni (AMP), from World Animal Protection’s wildlife expert Victor Watkins...
16 January 2014
Retailers around the globe have made the decision to clear their shelves of civet coffee (also known as Kopi Luwak), following pressure from our supporters.
15 January 2014
In the last week there have been an increasing number of reports in the media concerning poor animal welfare standards at Surabaya Zoo in East Java, Indonesia.
11 November 2013
World Animal Protection has today released new footage from within bear bile facilities in Asia which demonstrates the unbelievable animal cruelty that is inherent within the bear bile industry.