News: Animals in the wild
04 November 2018
Emil, a two-year-old male bear, used to roam the Saint Ana Lake area of Romania looking for food. He became a tourist attraction and was constantly harassed by people taking selfies with him.
29 October 2018
9 in 10 kiwis agree that travel companies should avoid selling or promoting tourism activities (such as elephant rides) that cause animals to suffer
29 October 2018
Thanks to your support, we have persuaded supermarkets Tesco and Lidl and the world’s biggest food company Nestlé, to act on lost fishing waste, also known as Ghost Gear.
18 October 2018
Reptiles are a diverse group of animals, constantly adapting to survive and to suit their environment. But can well-intentioned pet owners meet their complex needs?
11 October 2018
Historically, getting a wild species to keep as a pet, more commonly known as an exotic pet, was a small-scale operation. Today, these animals are part of a much larger operation – a multi-billion dollar global industry.
17 September 2018
This week we’re celebrating this incredible decision from the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Lost and abandoned fishing gear – ghost gear – is the biggest threat to whales and other marine life
06 September 2018
In 1987, Jan and Pete Bevington set up Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary – working closely with the local community, fishermen and vets – to rescue seals, otters, whales and dolphins in difficulty on the islands’ rugged and hostile coastline.
05 September 2018
Our 2017 report A close up on cruelty revealed tourists can swim with, touch and take selfies with pink river dolphins (boto) in Manaus, Brazil. As we know, this practice hides huge cruelty.
04 September 2018
After 13 years of pain and suffering in captivity, a group of Asiatic black bears have been rescued from the horrific abuse of bear bile farming
30 August 2018
Fiona has been travelling all over the world on a mission to raise awareness of the deadly issue of ghost gear, which is ruining the lives of thousands of marine animals