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Global campaign to ban trophy hunting is 'simplistic and inaccurate'
Scientists claim the practice has beneficial effects on conservation and wildlife protection.
Manatee with ‘Trump’ carved on its back prompts criminal investigation
Environmental groups say the act was "politically motivated".
'I wouldn't know the difference': First ever lab-grown chicken nuggets
Demand for sustainable meat alternatives is on the rise. But these nuggets aren't plant-based, they're lab-grown.
Hundreds of birds dead after New Year fireworks displays in Rome
Loud fireworks and firecrackers in neighbourhoods that the birds tend to nest has been blamed for their sudden deaths.
Neglected bears are the last to leave the infamous Islamabad Zoo
A pair of Brown bears have been relocated to a sanctuary in Jordan after being neglected.
Why 2020 was a promising year for wildlife around the globe
The world's loneliest elephant was set free and a 100-year-old tortoise saved his species by having 800 children.
World's loneliest elephant starts a new life in sanctuary in Cambodia
Kaavan found a surprising ally in singer Cher who fought for years for his release from a Pakistani zoo.
PETA demands celebs stop buying designer dogs and adopt from shelters
The latest animal rights' group campaign launches today with the message: ‘Dear Famous People, Stop Buying Dogs’.
Elephant kept in chains in Pakistan is released after 35 years
A triumph for the worldwide campaign calling for Kaavan the elephant's release. But where will he go now?
Could closing national parks actually be the best thing for wildlife?
Thailand is planning to make closures a regular thing, but we ask if doing the same could help wildlife in Europe.
6 million euros allocated to save animals impacted by coronavirus
How have elephants, rhinos, giraffes, pangolins and marine species been affected by the pandemic?
Lewis Hamilton's dog goes vegan: the science of plant-based pet food
Veganuary isn't just for humans anymore, even dogs are getting on board with plant-based lifestyles.
Rescued lion illustrates plight of thousands of other cubs
Simba the lion was rescued and taken to an animal shelter in Chelyabinsk, southern Russia, but many other cubs have not been as fortunate.
Why koalas could be extinct by 2050
A loss of habitat due to bushfires in Australia puts the vulnerable species at even greater risk.
Climate change is now the greatest threat to ultra-rare snow leopards
UNEP have launched a new monitoring programme to save endangered snow leopards in Kyrgyzstan.
From circus elephants to dog videos: Do animals belong on TikTok?
We consider the ethics of using animals on social media for entertainment and education.
White tiger cubs, brother and sister, greet visitors at Bulgarian zoo
There are now fewer than 4,000 tigers left in the wild, down from 100,000 in the early 1900s.
Should wild animals still be used for entertainment at the circus?
The coronavirus pandemic could offer an opportunity for circuses to transition away from shows involving animals.
Rescued beluga whales are in training for their new home
After a decade in captivity, two beluga whales will be released into the first whale sanctuary in the world.
Europe's 'Tiger Kings': New report highlights scale of captive tigers
There are at least 1,600 captive tigers in Europe, compared to just 3,900 wild globally, according to the global animal welfare organisation, FOUR PAWS. Activists say the trade of animals is “poorly regulated and monitored” in the EU and many animals are suffering abuse in terrible conditions.