News: Our work with bears
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
15 July 2015
We are reaching the final stages of our campaign to end the cruel bear bile industry in South Korea, working in partnership with Green Korea United.
20 June 2015
The Romania bear sanctuary is now home to one of its youngest residents – after our local partner was called out to a terrified bear cub, found roaming all alone, in the middle of a major Romanian city.
26 May 2015
No two days are the same for World Animal Protection’s Investigations and Intelligence team. Their vital, often covert work, builds the foundations for many of our global actions to protect animals.