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Brazil Amazon fires

Big meat. Big bucks. Bigger harm.

The top 10 European financial institutions are massively bankrolling illegal and legal deforestation for meat production in Brazil’s Amazon and Cerrado regions, thereby exacerbating climate change, biodiversity loss, public health risks and more.

A pig is looking out of a cage. It looks sad and frightened.

Confined in Cruelty - The stark reality of UK farming

Our food system faces unprecedented challenges, exacerbated by a lack of clear policy direction and government inaction. Our investigations have revealed that farmed animals in the UK are suffering more than ever as factory farming rises 13% in 5 years.

Pig Welfare - Factory Farm Cruelty - World Animal Protection

Farming pigs and future proofing for a crate-free era

Powerful calls for change from millions of consumers and the public have led to fewer of the world’s sows being confined to crates throughout their 115-day pregnancies.

A group of mother pigs at feeding time. Production of animal feed is worsening the climate crisis.

Health impacts of industrial livestock systems

It’s past time that the hidden impacts of factory farming were laid bare. Factory farming is the cornerstone of a dangerous industrial food system that profits from the suffering of billions of cruelly farmed animals each year.

An old soda can in dirty water

Life-threatening superbugs: How factory farm pollution risks human health

Our food system is broken. It is in part causing our climate to change. And now, we are on the edge of, yet another, global human health crisis.

Chickens in a barn at a factory farm

Superbugs on UK supermarket shelves

The health and wellbeing of animals, people and our planet are interdependent. Poor animal health and welfare in factory farming negatively affect food safety, our environment and climate.

Young Kenyan leaders call for wildlife protection


People are bathing, washing and interacting with an elephant. One of the people is sitting on the elephant's trunk.

Bred for profit

Millions of wild animals are traded as pets, used as entertainment or tourist attractions, and turned into ornaments, luxury food, fashion products or traditional medicine.

Captive dolphin show

Behind the smile

This report outlines the massive scale and profitability of the multi-billion dollar dolphin entertainment industry. It highlights the industry’s links with the corporate investment industry and the suffering of more than 3,000 dolphins for the money that is made from their labour.

Cargo of cruelty

West Africa is not only becoming a transit area for wildlife from Central Africa but also a wildlife trade hub as the source of several species of wild animals.

Crocodile farm in Australia

Fashion victims

Each year, thousands of saltwater crocodiles are farmed and killed in Australia for their skins. Fashion Victims details the disturbing plan to greatly expand the Northern Territory crocodile industry by French luxury goods company, Hermès.

A silver fox at a fur farm

Cruelty is out of fashion

In this report, Collective Fashion Justice and World Animal Protection explore the current state of the fashion industry’s use and promotion of clothing, shoes and accessories made from wild animals.

Why you shouldn’t share that cute pet otter video

Otters as exotic pets in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has seen a massive rise in the popularity of otters as pets. But not only is it cruel and potentially dangerous to keep an otter as a pet, this trend is putting the very future of some otter species at risk.

Two jaguar skins are hung outside a market stall at the Belén Market in Iquitos, Peru.

Risky business

Belén market, located in Iquitos the capital city of Peru's Loreto Region, is considered the largest and most important open market selling wildlife in the Peruvian Amazon.

Suffering in silence

The Wildlife.Not Pets. campaign aims to disrupt this industry in order to protect wild animals from being poached or taken from the wild or from being cruelly bred in captivity, just to become someone’s pet.

Elephants giving a performance in front of a large crowd of tourists at a wildlife venue in Thailand

The real responsible traveller

This report reviews global leaders in the tourism industry on their animal welfare policies and wildlife offers, a topic usually conspicuously missing from the larger responsible tourism discussion.

Dolphin pod swimming in the wild

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