News: Animals in entertainment
27 March 2017
An elephant ride or animal show is still a holiday dream for many tourists travelling to Asia. But the reality is a nightmare of abuse for elephants trapped in entertainment.
20 March 2017
In the forests of northern Thailand, elephants who have suffered abuse in the entertainment or can find a safe, peaceful home at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary (BLES).
13 March 2017
Raja, a 10-month-old bear cub who arrived weak and underweight at our Balkasar partner sanctuary in Pakistan, on New Year’s Eve, is growing fast and settling in to his new life.
10 March 2017
More than 160 travel companies have committed to stop selling elephant rides and shows – a huge step forwards in our movement to stop these beautiful wild animals being used for entertainment.
27 February 2017
The business behind the Tiger Temple tourist venue in Thailand, shut down after police made horrifying finds including the bodies of cubs, and tiger skins and teeth, is trying to open a new attraction. We must stop this
11 January 2017
The New Year is a time to make changes, but resolutions can be difficult to stick to. Whether or not you've kept to your commitments so far, it's never too late to help move the world for animals
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.
12 October 2016
Victory for more than 558,000 supporters who backed our Wildlife Not Entertainers campaign action against the world’s largest travel site
27 September 2016
Wildlife tourism is big business, with up to a quarter of the trillion dollar travel industry driven by people’s desire to see wild animals.
09 September 2016
Don’t get taken for an elephant ride on your next holiday.