News: Our work with bears
13 March 2017
Raja, a 10-month-old bear cub who arrived weak and underweight at our Balkasar partner sanctuary in Pakistan, on New Year’s Eve, is growing fast and settling in to his new life.
10 March 2017
Maya the dancing bear has been surrendered to the care of the Balkasar Sanctuary. Because of you, Maya is now safe – and taking the first steps towards a new happy and peaceful life in our partner sanctuary.
27 October 2016
You have helped to rescue bears in South Korea, Romania, Vietnam and China, and played a hugely important role in our quest to improve attitudes towards animal welfare across the world.
04 February 2016
Since 2005, in partnership with Asociatia Milioane de Prieteni, your support has freed 87 bears from illegal captivity and delivered them to the World Animal Protection funded sanctuary near Zarnesti in central Romania. Now we have approximately 10 more to go.
13 December 2015
People often try to tell us it’s impossible to save wild animals from poaching, wildlife entertainment and trade. World Animal Protection's Kate Nustedt shares how she turns that doubt into strength and inspiration.
10 December 2015
With your wonderful support, big steps have been taken to protect bears in Pakistan.
25 November 2015
The three five year-old sibling European brown bears were born in an overpopulated zoo. Now that they’ve been transported out of the confined space, their lives have been transformed.
22 November 2015
Evanna Lynch, best known for her role as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter film series, recently met our rescued bears in Romania
18 August 2015
Great news! We’re happy to announce that thanks to our supporters, Ellie the dancing bear has been saved from a life of torment.
27 July 2015
We’re getting closer to phasing out the bear bile industry in China