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  • Oct 3 | Travel + Leisure: From Surfing Corgis to a Parrot Safari in Brooklyn, Airbnb’s New Animal Experiences Are the Ethical Journeys We’ve Been Waiting For
  • Oct 3 | Fortune: Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Why ‘Animal Experiences’ Matter to the Company’s Future
  • Oct 3 | The New York Times: New Airbnb Excursions to Focus on Animals
  • Oct 3 | USA Today: Airbnb isn't just about vacation homes — now it connects people with animal experiences
  • Oct 3 | Conde Nast Traveler: Airbnb Is Launching Ethical Animal Experiences
  • Oct 3 | Fast Company: Airbnb’s new ‘Animal Experiences’ let you paddleboard with a corgi
  • Oct 3 | Forbes: You Can Now Book Ethical Animal Experiences On Airbnb
  • Oct 3 | Yahoo! Lifestyle: Airbnb’s New Animal Experiences Include Surfing With Corgis and a Parrot Safari in Brooklyn
  • Oct 3 | LiveKindly: Airbnb will no longer offer experiences that harm animals



  • Aug 5 | People Magazine: Animal Welfare Group Names 12 Animal Venues to Avoid, Including SeaWorld Location
  • Aug 5 | Lonely Planet: Chang Chill, an observation-only, truly elephant-friendly camp has opened in Thailand 

JULY 2019

  • July 29 | Newsweek: Lions and Tigers Forced to Take Part in 'Gladiator Style' Amphitheater Shows, Shocking Report Reveals 

JUNE 2019

  • June 14 | City Limits: Opinion: The Ban on Feeding Animals in City Parks is Smart Policy
  • June 8 | NY Daily News: Horseracing is just plain cruel: Too many thoroughbreds are suffering


MAY 2019

  • May 29 | People Online: World Otter Day Documentary unveils the sad lives of wild otters caught in exotic pet trade 
  • May 28 | Orlando Sentinel: Be wary when considering exotic pets
  • May 3 | Business Insider: Kim Kardashian is getting criticized for posing with an elephant in Bali
  • May 3 | NY Daily News: Think of an elephant: People who love animals often wind up doing them the most harm
  • May 2 | Buzzfeed: Kim Kardashian Is Being Dragged To Hell For Posing With A "Mistreated" Elephant On Instagram
  • May 2 | Lonely Planet: How to avoid Kim Kardashian’s mistakes and interact with elephants responsibly

APRIL 2019

  • Apr 12 | Vox: The Cheap and Shady Business of Taking Selfies with Tigers
  • Apr 10 | AccuWeather: Man Tackles Seal, Wrestles it on Beach to Save it From Life-Threatening Situation
  • Apr 7 | The Epoch Times: Lions Eat Suspected Poacher Who Died After Elephant Attack

MARCH 2019

  • Mar 28 | Medium: Every Living Creature
  • Mar 20 | LADBible: Heartbreaking Video Shows Chained Elephant Forced To Paint Self Portrait In Front Of Tourists
  • Mar 19 | Mother Nature Network: Earth's tiniest porpoise approaches extinction 
  • Mar 15 | World Animal News: Breaking! New Report Reveals List Of Well-Known Companies & Grocery Store Chains That Are Failing In Animal Welfare
  • Mar 13 | Market Screener: California Poultry Federation: How leading poultry producers rank for welfare
  • Mar 12 | Care2: Marine Mammals Are Still Suffering in Captivity, But There’s Still Hope for Change
  • Mar 11 | Cape Cod Times: Common sense: Is there an app for that?
  • Mar 10 | Heavy: Joanna Toole: Tribute to the Ethiopian Plane Crash Victim
  • Mar 8 | World Animal News: Breaking! Latest Global Report On Exploitation Of Whales & Dolphins In Captivity
  • Mar 8 | TravelPulse: Marine Mammals Traded and Exploited for Tourist Entertainment
  • Mar 8 | Animal Welfare Institute: Latest Report on Exploitation of Captive Marine Mammals: Situation Improving in West, Deteriorating in East
  • Mar 1 | TravelPulse: The Uphill Battle to End Elephant Rides Throughout Asia


  • Feb 19 | World Animal News: Why Is Turkish Airlines & Cargo Still Enabling The Exotic Pet Trade After Committing To Combat Wildlife Trafficking?
  • Feb 13 | Adobo Magazine: Campaign Spotlight: NYC Commuters Caged for Powerful Experiment from World Animal Protection and Serviceplan Campaign International
  • Feb 12 | Shots: Caged Commuters Get a Taste of Animal Cruelty
  • Feb 5 | Express Digest: Horrific abuse of endangered parrots is revealed
  • Feb 1 | Travel Wire News: Gen Z and Millennials Say Travel and Hobbies Rank High as…


  • Jan 24 | PetMD: Planning an Animal Shelter Donation Budget for Natural Disasters
  • Jan 22 | World Animal News: Breaking! According to World Animal Protection; McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut & Domino’s Lack Commitment On Improving Welfare For Chickens
  • Jan 17 | Restaurant DiveDomino's slapped with failing chicken welfare grade 
  • Jan 17 | Smithsonian: You can visit this Australian island, but only if you pledge to skip the wombat selfie
  • Jan 16 | American AG Radio NetworkRestaurant chain firs back at animal welfare report
  • Jan 14 | NewsweekStarbucks, McDonald's, Domino's, and Subway are 'doing little' for billions of chickens facing 'acute and severe suffering'


  • Dec 18 | Bio-Based World NewsA year on from Blue Plant II, what has been done to tackle plastic pollution?
  • Dec 21 | Veterinary Practice NewsDangerous superbugs found in pork across multiple countries
  • Dec 17 | SeekerTime is running out for pangolins
  • Dec 15 | The Epoch TimesTraumatized elephants stop to listen as soon as man starts playing for them
  • Dec 8 | One Green PlanetThis young elephant will be isolated and beaten until she learns to fear humans unless we act now
  • Dec 5 | World Animal NewsThe world most trafficked mammal, the pangolin, is brutally killed for its scales in India; This archaic trade must end!
  • Dec 4 | Care2Conservationists call for action after brutality of pangolin poaching is exposed
  • Dec 3 | National GeographicHunters target endangered pangolins in India



  • Oct 31 | Treehugger: Corporate giants join fight to stop "ghost" fishing gear
  • Oct 25 | The Dodo: Bear saved from 20 years of 'dancing' gets his very first toy
  • Oct 24 | Global Citizen: This is the deadly ocean plastic we should be paying attention to
  • Oct 22 | Skift: Tourism for good: How Chiang Mai is showing the way
  • Oct 20 | LADBible: Sloth selfies suck, here's how to stop them
  • Oct 18 | Conde Nast Traveler: Is it ever okay to ride elephants while on vacation? It's complicated...
  • Oct 4 | The Dodo: 11 seals are trapped in shallow water at this tiny aquarium in Oregon


  • Sep 26 | Care2: Shocking investigation exposes the black market for jaguars


  • Aug 31 | EcoWatch: California moves to ban fishing nets blamed for killing numerous species
  • Aug 16 | Business Insider: 6 everyday items that are doing more damage to the environment than plastic straws
  • Aug 12 | Travel + Leisure: Why I'll never ride an elephant - and you shouldn't either
  • Aug 8 | National Geographic: Free-diving family saves whale shark stuck in a fishing net
  • Aug 8 | Yahoo! Finance: World Animal Protection applauds Kroger on commitment to end the use of gestation crates for pigs in its supply chain

JULY 2018

  • Jul 27 | The Dodo: This is the shocking way wild parrots end up as pets
  • Jul 24 | Animals Today Radio: Illegal trade of smaller wild cats
  • Jul 17 | People: 7 Exotic wild kittens, including one who nearly died, rescued from illegal pet trader
  • Jul 13 | The Dodo: Officials can't believe what they find inside New York man's house

JUNE 2018

  • Jun 13 | Brownfield AG News: Animal protection group promotes ‘enriched’ group housing of sows
  • Jun 12 | People: Freed circus elephants are getting their firs European retirement home: photos

MAY 2018

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