News: Animals in the wild
16 December 2016
We’re so happy to share the news that Maya the dancing bear has been surrendered to the care of the Balkasar sanctuary, following an incredible response from supporters - and months of hard work by our local partner the Bioresource Research Centre (BRC) of Pakistan.
29 October 2016
The news that Laos is phasing out tiger farms is exactly what is needed and is a positive step towards protecting tigers from the illegal trade in their body parts.
24 October 2016
A woman from North London, tried to sell two tiger skins on eBay, one of which was from a Javan tiger - a species already extinct due to loss of habitat and hunting by poachers.
20 October 2016
Recently, our campaigns officer Emily Wilson met with some enthusiastic pupils from Devonshire Road Primary School in Bolton to talk about our Wildlife. Not Entertainers campaign that seeks to end the cruel treatment of wild animals for tourist entertainment.
20 October 2016
The news that such a significant ban to prevent animal cruelty has been overturned is outrageous.
19 October 2016
Last week a supporter wrote to us about her distressing experience in Vietnam, when she saw two chained monkeys being used for tourist photos outside the infamous Perfume Pagoda in Hanoi.
18 October 2016
With our support, Germany's DRV publishes information to help steer tourists towards elephant-friendly alternatives
26 September 2016
The 27th September is World Tourism Day and we are celebrating new elephant-friendly tour operators World Challenge, who have pledged to end the sale of elephant rides and shows across all of their businesses.
21 September 2016
Smuggling and illegal trade: it's been a busy month for wildlife crime officers in the UK!
16 August 2016
Last year, we were so pleased to support progressive responsible travel company, World Expeditions, in the development of their comprehensive Animal Welfare in Tourism Code of Conduct.