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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
As CEO of World Animal Protection, people regularly ask me what they can do to help protect animals. In fact, I was asked that very question by some good friends who came around for dinner at the weekend. I told them to cut out cruelly produced meat from their diets. “Impossible” was their response.
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