News: Animals in the wild
October 31 2016
The news that Laos is phasing out tiger farms is exactly what is needed and is a positive step towards protecting tigers from the illegal trade in their body parts.
October 28 2016
Leaders from the fishing industry, the private sector (including seafood and recycling companies), research and funding institutions, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations recently met in Miami, Florida to discuss ways to tackle ghost gear
October 26 2016
We are deeply saddened that the creation of the South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary, proposed by multiple governments, was voted down at the International Whaling Commission’s 66th annual meeting in Slovenia
October 11 2016
Following the release of our report exposing the lack of information recorded around the fate of seized animals, CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) this week announced it will explore an improved process
September 26 2016
Ministers from around the world have confirmed their commitment to help protect the world’s oceans and its fisheries
September 23 2016
The fate of over 64,000 live wild animals confiscated by CITES enforcement agencies remains untraceable, according to our new report released alongside the University of Oxford Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU).
September 20 2016
Our new study is the first ever assessment of how ghost fishing gear is affecting the coastline of Cornwall in the United Kingdom and posing a threat to marine life.
September 14 2016
Don’t get taken for an elephant ride on your next adventure.
August 29 2016
Rescued from entanglement in fishing gear in March, Copper was ready to live life in the wild again.
August 12 2016
With over half a million people putting pressure on 'the world's largest travel site', and a government looking to ban elephant rides, giant leaps are being made for wildlife. But more action is needed…