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Oct 01, 2020, 14:30 ET World Animal Protection's "Quit Stalling" report finds most pork sellers are failing to make good on promises to end sow confinement

Today, World Animal Protection, a global animal welfare nonprofit organization, released its first-ever Quit Stalling report, which found companies,...


Aug 20, 2020, 12:23 ET Coalition of animal and environmental organizations calls on The White House to support a G20 Ban on the Wildlife Trade

A group of advocacy organizations today urged Thomas Storch, White House senior trade advisor and G20 Sherpa, to support and champion a permanent ban ...


Aug 12, 2020, 15:35 ET Elephant cruelty rampant as bathing tops bucket list experiences

A new report, containing a Foreword by Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE from World Animal Protection exposes alarming elephant tourism trends across Asia,...


Jun 26, 2020, 10:00 ET World Animal Protection reveals footage of horrific elephant training process known as "the crush"

Shocking new footage released today by World Animal Protection uncovers explicit parts of the cruel training process, known as "the crush", that baby ...


May 12, 2020, 11:48 ET World Animal Protection Asks G20 Leaders to End the Wildlife Trade. Forever.

Wildlife trade has become big business and the subsequent exploitation of wild animals puts our health, economies and biodiversity at risk, says...


Apr 28, 2020, 15:23 ET World Animal Protection to AVMA: Stop the inhumane killing of farmed animals during the COVID-19 pandemic

World Animal Protection is calling on the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to remove two inhumane killing methods currently approved in ...


Apr 07, 2020, 11:30 ET World Animal Protection calls on WHO for global ban of wildlife markets to save human lives

Today, World Health Day, over 200 organizations from across the world, including World Animal Protection, International Fund for Animal Welfare,...


Apr 02, 2020, 16:15 ET New report by World Animal Protection shows thriving bear bile industry and illegal US sales despite pandemic risks

As the world struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, World Animal Protection reveals the abhorrent cruelty of bear farming, and the unacceptable...


Mar 23, 2020, 14:19 ET Global reptile trade creates enormous suffering, unnecessary cruelty and a hotbed of disease

A ground-breaking report by World Animal Protection is sounding the alarm over the international trade of African Ball pythons; Africa's most legally ...


Mar 10, 2020, 10:30 ET United States given D grade in new animal protection ranking, below Mexico and India

New research by global animal welfare organization, World Animal Protection reveals that the United States continues to lag behind many other...


Jan 15, 2020, 10:30 ET Fast-Food Brands' Chicken Welfare Standards Shockingly Low In New Global Ranking

Today, World Animal Protection, a global animal-welfare organization with offices in 14 countries released a global report which investigates the...


Dec 06, 2019, 10:58 ET World Animal Protection and other Leaders move to Reduce Greenhouse Pollution from Food and Agriculture

World Animal Protection, a global animal-welfare organization, along with 14 other organizations released a policy brief yesterday, urging leaders...


Nov 25, 2019, 09:30 ET What is Lurking in the Pork at Walmart stores?

Today, World Animal Protection, a global animal-welfare organization with offices in 14 countries released US pork and the superbug crisis: how...


Oct 24, 2019, 10:13 ET World Animal Protection releases Behind the Smile report

Today, World Animal Protection, a global animal-welfare organization with offices in 14 countries, released Behind the Smile, a new report that...


Jul 29, 2019, 10:57 ET Drop 'breakdancing dolphin' venue from top zoo listings, says animal charity

SeaWorld San Antonio has come under fire from the global charity, World Animal Protection, and Change For Animals Foundation for its use of marine...


Jul 11, 2019, 19:58 ET World Animal Protection celebrates JPMorgan Chase decision to cancel advertising featuring elephant performers

World Animal Protection, a global animal welfare organization with offices in 14 countries, is praising the decision by JPMorgan Chase to suspend its ...


Jul 09, 2019, 14:12 ET In demand - Traditional Asian Medicine products fueling booming big cat trade

World Animal Protection has completed its first ever global, multiple-country examination of the supply chain feeding the insatiable demand for big...


Jun 05, 2019, 18:01 ET World Animal Protection Holds Demonstration Outside Walmart's Annual Shareholder Meeting

World Animal Protection staff and volunteers traveled to Northwest Arkansas to engage Walmart stockholders and company executives about the...


May 29, 2019, 13:44 ET Otter smuggling fueled by Japanese craze for cute animals

Watch: video of Japan's quirky cafes with otters on display for people to touch, play and cuddle the animals, that are on the brink of extinction...


Feb 07, 2019, 11:19 ET World Animal Protection investigation finds traffickers exploiting Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals that Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making...


Dec 28, 2018, 14:47 ET World Animal Protection moved the world to protect millions of animals in 2018

In 2018, World Animal Protection moved the world to protect millions of animals around the world – and it wouldn't have been possible without the...


Dec 13, 2018, 09:01 ET World Animal Protection research finds superbugs in pork products from Carrefour in Spain and Walmart in Brazil

Bacteria resistant to antibiotics most critically important to humans has been found in pork from supermarket shelves in Brazil, Spain and Thailand....


Dec 10, 2018, 09:01 ET EF Education First commits to wildlife-friendly travel

International animal welfare organization World Animal Protection announced today that EF Education First, the world leader in international...


Dec 03, 2018, 16:02 ET Undercover investigation: Shocking footage of pangolin poaching uncovered

Alarming footage captured by World Animal Protection and WildCRU (Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, University of Oxford) reveals the...


Sep 24, 2018, 12:28 ET Undercover investigation: Shocking new evidence finds wild jaguars cruelly poached to fuel traditional Asian medicine trade

Alarming evidence released today by World Animal Protection reveals a deadly trade of jaguar body parts being trafficked illegally for use in...