News: Animals in the wild
10 October 2016
If you happened to visit the Romanian bear sanctuary this year to catch glimpses of the rescued bears in their forested enclosures, two lively little bears were kept well out of sight.
10 October 2016
Following the release of our report exposing the lack of information recorded around the fate of seized animals, CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) announced it will explore an improved process.
23 September 2016
Ministers from around the world have confirmed their commitment to help protect the world’s oceans and its fisheries.
22 September 2016
The fate of over 64,000 live wild animals officially reported to have been confiscated by CITES enforcement agencies remains untraceable, according to a new report released in partnerships with the University of Oxford Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU).
16 September 2016
Earlier this week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Orca Protection and Safety Act into law, banning the breeding and performance of Orcas in captivity. This is a huge victory for marine life in the state.
12 September 2016
Last week, at the World Conservation Congress, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), voted by a large majority for a halt to Japan’s “scientific” whaling in the Antarctic and the North Pacific.
09 September 2016
The rescue and recovery of copper the seal!
02 September 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.
12 August 2016
Considering everything we know about the emotional lives of elephants, it’s disheartening to hear that the number of elephant ride attractions are increasing in southern Africa.
08 August 2016
The welfare of thousands of lions is under threat from unethical tourism practices throughout Africa.