News: Animals in the wild
30 July 2018
Since 2009, World Animal Protection has been working with our partner Education for Nature (ENV) to end bear farming in Vietnam. We’re working with national and local governments to change and strengthen laws protecting bears and raising public awareness.
27 July 2018
This International Tiger Day 2018 (July 29), we’re urging Thai authorities to end captive tiger breeding for wildlife tourist attractions and the traditional medicine industry.
11 July 2018
After a series of dramatic ups and downs, Nepal’s last known "dancing bear" arrived today (July 11) at a specialist sloth bear sanctuary in India. He was wrongfully placed in a substandard zoo earlier in 2018
10 July 2018
To help stop sea animals being harmed by lost fishing gear, we’re calling on the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to ensure all fishing nets are tagged by 2025.
08 July 2018
Used for "dancing" for all of her brief life, this young female bear was destined for a life of cruelty. Thankfully, she's now in the care of the incredible staff at our partner sanctuary in Pakistan.
06 July 2018
Our assistance with the confiscation of wild cats demonstrates the dangerous issues of the exotic pet trade
28 June 2018
The waters of Indonesia are home to six out of seven of the world’s sea turtle species. All species of sea turtles are currently listed as endangered by the UN. There’s no doubt turtles need our help. Sadly, some of the venues observed in Indonesia are far from the 'sanctuaries' they claim to be.
26 June 2018
Tigers are considered an endangered species by the UN. At several wildlife attractions in Bali, captive tiger numbers are increasing. Contrary to some beliefs, these venues only cause intense suffering for captive tigers, while maintaining demand and financial incentives to poach/trade from the wild
19 June 2018
After an emotional, uncertain few months, authorities have agreed to free Rangila the bear from a substandard zoo in Nepal. We helped rescue Rangila from the ‘dancing bear’ trade in December 2017, but he was then secretly taken to a zoo instead of a sanctuary
19 June 2018
Its become increasingly common for people to be concerned about the environmental impact of their daily coffee, but did you know that animals are suffering too? Civet ‘cats’ are being poached from the wild to supply the demand for the world’s most expensive coffee.