Finally, on 23 April 2018, after years of campaigning, our partner group Asociatia Milioane de Prieteni (AMP) have brought Anca, to Libearty Bear Sanctuary in Zarnesti. Now she’ll be reunited with her sister Ina and live a natural life surrounded by trees, grass, and pools.
Earlier this year, the vast and desolate Eastern Steppe of Mongolia experienced a natural disaster known as a “Black Dzud”; bringing with it extremely low temperatures and high winds for weeks on end. A dzud of this type occurs when a harsh winter follows a very dry summer.
Lindsay Hartley-Backhouse is a Wildlife Expert with World Animal Protection. Lindsay holds a Master of Science in International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law; and brings with her 15 years' experience in the field.
Happy Elephant Care Valley in Chiang Mai is shifting away from cruelty and becoming an elephant-friendly attraction. Together with some of the world’s most influential travel companies, we’re working to push the landmark transition forward.
Wildlife selfies, where tourists capture and share images of themselves with wild animals, have become increasingly popular within wildlife tourism venues. Most travellers don’t realise their once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a wild animal, can mean a lifetime of misery for wild animals.
For many travellers, Bali is an island paradise; but it’s no paradise for captive wild animals. You can be part of the solution by being an animal friendly traveller. Avoid wildlife abusement parks and check out these alternative ‘must see’ spots instead!
Across the world, and throughout Asia, wild animals are being taken from the wild, or bred in captivity, to be used in the tourism entertainment industry. They will suffer at every stage of this cruel process and throughout their lives in captivity.