Hi, I'm Ben.
As Programs Director of World Animal Protection US, I oversee our four campaign areas: Wildlife. Not Entertainers., Exotic Pets, Pigs, and Chickens.
With nearly a decade spent working for animal protection groups in the UK and US, I have been interviewed by virtually every national and international English-language broadcaster in the World.
My opeds have appeared in USA Today, Newsweek, The Independent, and the International Business Times among others.
My areas of expertis include animals in entertainment, exotic pets, factory farming, vegetarian/ vegan issues, cruelty to animals, and humane education.
My blogs will detail our work to protect animals across all of our program areas.
Last month, we released a video and a letter signed by 23 respected scientists, clearly explaining why whales and dolphins (known together as “cetaceans”) are...
You may have seen World Animal Protection in the news in recent weeks urging exhibition centers to no longer host reptile shows, where live wild animals are...
Americans are very used to seeing animals on the big screen. Whether it's Marcel the monkey from "Friends" or Keiko the orca from "Free Willy," many of us have...