News: Animals in the wild
December 03 2013
World Animal Protection has long protested the mass clubbing of seals for fur and other products as inhumane, so last week’s World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that the European Union (EU) can ban the import and sale of seal products for “moral” reasons is a real victory for animal protection.
October 25 2013
Along with our partners in Pakistan, the Bioresource Research Centre (BRC), we estimate that around 50 bears remain in captivity for use in the brutal blood sport of bear baiting.
September 27 2013
We are saddened to hear that a high proportion of turtles housed in the Cayman Island’s Turtle Farm are still exhibiting signs of injury, disease and other abnormalities resulting from intensive farming practices.
September 13 2013
More good news, another bear has been re-homed to the World Animal Protection-funded Zarnesti sanctuary in Romania.
August 21 2013
Fantastic news! Together with local partner, Asociatia Milioane De Prieteni (AMP), we have re-homed two remaining bears from Onesti Zoo in Romania.
August 12 2013
Great news for elephants on World Elephant Day! Several key Dutch tour operators have announced that they will no longer be offering elephant rides and shows with travel packages. Instead, they will offer compassionate alternatives to travelers.
April 08 2013
World Animal Protection will focus on a consumer-facing campaign to demand change at the CTF, after a self-proclaimed “independent” report from the farm failed to be legitimate.