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With their new campaign, World Animal Protection is calling for the G20 to (make a collective commitment to) end the inter-country trade in wild animals and wild animal products, and to ask for global institutions and bodies to put in place mechanisms to develop, facilitate and implement this ban.
Job opportunity: G20 Campaign Consultant - Apply by July 3rd
29 June 2020
Help World Animal Protection end the wildlife trade and protect the animals, the planet and our own health by supporting the campaign.
Petition: "Keep them wild - keep us safe!"
15 June 2020
To end the suffering of millions of wild animals used as entertainment, food, medicine, and pets and to prevent future pandemics, World Animal Protection shifts its focus on fighting against the entire global wildlife trade.
We need to end the entire wildlife trade
4 May 2020
The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) measures how food companies perform on their commitments to improve farm animal welfare.
The 2019 Business Benchmark on farm animal welfare is out!
3 April 2020
World Animal Protection reveals the cruelty of the global trade in Ball pythons - Africa’s most legally traded live animal.
'Suffering in silence': the truth about the Ball python trade
30 March 2020
New research into the animal welfare policies and legislation of 50 countries could be a vital tool in assessing animal welfare standards in the EU’s trade negotiations.
New tool that can revolutionise trade agreements
16 March 2020
Are otter cafes ethical?
Cruel pet otter craze fuelled by Japanese otter cafes and social media
11 February 2020
This month, World Animal Protection has published two reports, one exposing degrading performances and activities in the world’s zoos and aquariums, and the other revealing the expanding industry of big cats being bred and killed for their body parts.
WORLD ANIMAL PROTECTION: Shocking reports on wild animals in captivity and bred for traditional medicine
1 August 2019
Influencers on social media and otter cafés in Japan cause an otter madness: more and more people in Southeast Asia want an otter as a pet. But is that really so much fun?
‘Otter Madness’: Cruel practices of wild animals kept as pets and in cafés in Japan
29 May 2019
Tesco has pledged to look into eradicating sow stalls in its Thai supply chain after criticism from animal welfare campaigners.
Calling on Tesco to end use of sow stalls in Thai pork production
9 May 2019
The headline finding from the 2018 Benchmark is that farm animal welfare leadership and improved management practices are starting to become institutionalised, with more than half of the world’s largest food companies focusing efforts to ensure that farm animal welfare is effectively managed.
The "Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare" Report 2018
26 February 2019
The global exotic pet trade is a growing multibillion-dollar industry that’s having a devastating impact on wildlife populations across the world.
Quarter of exotic pet owners in New Zealand did no research before buying
4 February 2019