News: Our work with bears
03 March 2015
Please take two minutes today to sign our petition requesting the Ministry of Natural Resources in Russia help us give two, 20 year old bears the freedom they have been denied for so long.
18 December 2014
More than 80 captive bears are a step closer to freedom from the illegal bear bile tourism industry in Vietnam. It highlights the immensely positive impact your support has on animals suffering cruelty around the world.
08 September 2014
Local authority calls for an end to the bear bile tourism industry
30 June 2014
Your valuable support has also helped us to free yet another bear from cruel captive conditions in Romania. It’s hard to believe, but at 32 years of age Eva had spent her entire life stuck in the same cage at Brăila zoo.
14 May 2014
Today we celebrate the official opening of our bear sanctuary in Romania - the largest in Europe - which provides a home to bears rescued from illegal captivity and cruelty.
09 May 2014
World Animal Protection and BRC estimate that around 40-45 bears remain in captivity for use in the brutal blood sport of bear baiting. In March 2014, one more of these long-suffering animals was surrendered to our partners in Pakistan, the Bioresource Research Centre (BRC).
28 February 2014
Check out these fascinating and little-known facts about our beautiful Romanian bear sanctuary, run by our partner Asociatia Milioane de Prieteni (AMP), from World Animal Protection’s wildlife expert Victor Watkins...
01 January 2014
The quick thinking of our vet, Dr Jan Schmidt-Burbach, has saved the life of a much-loved bear at our Balkasar Sanctuary in Pakistan.