News: Animals in entertainment
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 17 2016
Europe's largest animal protection groups unite in calling for tourists to stay away from cruel spectacle
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.
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 03 2016
Owner of the infamous Gyumri Zoo, Armenia, abandoned the animals and left them to starve in horrendous living conditions. Now two of the resident bears have been brought to the Romanian sanctuary we fund.
May 02 2016
Tigers belong in the wild, where their needs can be fully met – not in captivity for use as entertainment or photo props.
April 29 2016
Our new study reveals the demand for the world’s most expensive coffee is on the rise due to tourism
April 26 2016
Yesterday we launched a petition and revealed the shocking truth about the world’s leading travel review website. It’s more than just a review site, TripAdvisor actively promotes and profits from some of the cruelest wildlife tourist attractions.
April 25 2016
TripAdvisor Inc. is selling tickets to and promoting cruel wildlife tourist attractions. Help us demand that they protect wild animals and end their support of this cruel industry.