News: Animals in the wild
June 21 2016
After a year of asking, and over 330,000 people demanding action, we met with TripAdvisor last week to discuss how they can help protect wild animals being abused in the tourism industry.
June 09 2016
After uncovering shocking evidence that suggests cruelty, illegal breeding, and wildlife trafficking at the ‘Tiger Temple’, the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) has committed to investigate all other tiger entertainment venues in Thailand.
June 07 2016
The confiscation of the tigers is a positive step in protecting these wild animals from the inherent cruelty involved in wildlife tourism. Only the removal of tigers will stop their exploitation and ensure that no further tigers will be bred for profit at the venue.
June 03 2016
The rule substantially limits imports, exports and sales of African elephant ivory across state lines.
May 27 2016
Gemma Carder, our Sentience Manager, discusses social bonds and group activity. Whales come in many different shapes and sizes, and inhabit most of the world’s oceans.
May 27 2016
The Turtle Farm’s renewed wild release program is a ticking time bomb for turtles across the world.
May 25 2016
After hearing about our call to TripAdvisor to stop profiting from wild animal abuse, City Discovery took the initiative and stood up for wildlife themselves. The move is a further shift towards ending wildlife cruelty in tourism.
May 23 2016
We’ve identified holding sea turtles as one of the ten cruelest wildlife tourist attractions. At the Cayman Turtle Farm, tourists can handle turtles, potentially causing unnecessary suffering for the animals.
May 11 2016
We joined Surfrider Foundation for a cleanup in Venice Beach aimed at protecting marine animals
May 04 2016
Facility receives authorization for rescuing injured marine mammals along Maine’s coastline