News: Animals in the wild
29 May 2018
Happy Elephant Care Valley in Chiang Mai is shifting away from cruelty and becoming an elephant-friendly attraction. Together with some of the world’s most influential travel companies, we’re working to push the landmark transition forward.
25 May 2018
Wildlife selfies, where tourists capture and share images of themselves with wild animals, have become increasingly popular within wildlife tourism venues. Most travellers don’t realise their once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a wild animal, can mean a lifetime of misery for wild animals.
22 May 2018
The saying that ‘an elephant never forgets’ is one backed by considerable science. Sadly, for many elephants held captive in wildlife tourism venues across Bali, their memories are traumatic ones.
22 May 2018
For many travellers, Bali is an island paradise; but it’s no paradise for captive wild animals. You can be part of the solution by being an animal friendly traveller. Avoid wildlife abusement parks and check out these alternative ‘must see’ spots instead!
22 May 2018
Across the world, and throughout Asia, wild animals are being taken from the wild, or bred in captivity, to be used in the tourism entertainment industry. They will suffer at every stage of this cruel process and throughout their lives in captivity.
02 May 2018
Mothers are the Invention of Necessity. That’s how the saying should go; because we all need our Mums. Animals included. So, with Mother’s Day approaching, we’re highlighting and celebrating some other mothers from the animal kingdom.
30 April 2018
The world’s largest travel site has taken a step forward by ending sales of tickets to some animal shows. However, its updated policy, launched on April 25, creates a loophole by only excluding performances which are deemed demeaning or unnatural. We’re urging TripAdvisor to take a stronger stance
03 April 2018
The Travel Corporation (TTC) and its family of 30 global brands has committed to working with us to improve the lives of animals through profitable and sustainable solutions
29 March 2018
The health of our oceans and sea animals is at peril. Urgent action to turn the tide is needed, new research reveals.
21 March 2018
Wild animals are captured, taken from their natural habitats or bred in captivity, suffering a lifetime of cruelty and abuse. Some are beaten into submission, deprived of food and water or trapped in concrete cages – all for the tourist dollar.