News: Animals in the wild
04 November 2018
Emil, a two-year-old male bear, used to roam the Saint Ana Lake area of Romania looking for food. He became a tourist attraction and was constantly harassed by people taking selfies with him.
18 October 2018
Reptiles are a diverse group of animals, constantly adapting to survive and to suit their environment. But can well-intentioned pet owners meet their complex needs?
11 October 2018
Historically, getting a wild species to keep as a pet, more commonly known as an exotic pet, was a small-scale operation. Today, these animals are part of a much larger operation – a multi-billion dollar global industry.
21 September 2018
Our shocking report reveals a deadly trade of jaguar body parts being trafficked illegally from the South American country of Suriname. We urge the government to protect these wild animals.
06 September 2018
In 1987, Jan and Pete Bevington set up Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary – working closely with the local community, fishermen and vets – to rescue seals, otters, whales and dolphins in difficulty on the islands’ rugged and hostile coastline.
05 September 2018
Our 2017 report A close up on cruelty revealed tourists can swim with, touch and take selfies with pink river dolphins (boto) in Manaus, Brazil. As we know, this practice hides huge cruelty.
04 September 2018
After 13 years of pain and suffering in captivity, a group of Asiatic black bears have been rescued from the horrific abuse of bear bile farming
03 September 2018
Contrary to what is often claimed, there is a cruel reality behind the use of elephants in rides and shows, which tourists are largely unaware of. Here we refute three of the common myths about elephants in the tourism entertainment industry.
03 September 2018
Meet Pongao, a lucky baby elephant who will never have to give rides to tourists
30 August 2018
Fiona has been travelling all over the world on a mission to raise awareness of the deadly issue of ghost gear, which is ruining the lives of thousands of marine animals