Today is #WorldTurtleDay – but sea turtles are facing a deadly threat in Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria.

It should be a haven for sea turtles, but with one of the world’s highest concentrations of ghost fishing gear, the Gulf is being transformed into a death trap for thousands: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Through the Global Ghost Gear Initiative, we are working to prevent ghost gear entering our...
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Cruel sow stalls, battery cages, and body mutilations without pain relief are still common practice in Australia. The system is failing our animals.

Ask the Minister for Agriculture to give animals a champion: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Last year, more than 65,000 people called for an Independent Office for Animal Welfare that would set standards for animal welfare in consultation with community. Now...
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Cruel sow stalls battery cages and body mutilations without pain relief are

Putting animal welfare on the national agenda

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Do you work in the #FishingIndustry? Then we want to hear from you!

The #GlobalGhostGearInitiative has created practical guidance for the #seafood industry to reduce lost and abandoned fishing gear.
We’re seeking industry workers to provide feedback on the guidelines: [ Ow.ly Link ]

The guidelines will help protect marine life from lost or abandoned fishing nets, lines and traps known as...
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Do you work in the FishingIndustry Then we want to hear from you

Open for consultation: guidance to reduce marine litter and protect animals

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Most people don’t know about the abuse inflicted on bears and other wild animals in circuses like this one in China. The suffering is often hidden behind the scenes. But when people see the cruelty like this trainer violently kicking the bear, they know it’s wrong.

The best place for anyone to see a wild animal is in the wild, where they belong – or the next best thing, at a genuine...
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Trainer violently kicks a circus bear after it fails stunts at a show

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Mongolian herder families love their animals, caring for them individually and braving the cold to help them survive.

Animal mothers can become so weak they may not be able to stand and feed their young. People do everything from rubbing their animals’ legs to help circulation, to helping mothers stand so their young can feed, and even sheltering baby animals in their family home. You can...
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Mongolian herder families love their animals caring for them individually and braving
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South Korea has taken landmark steps forward in ending its bear bile industry, with the completion of a government-funded programme to sterilise all captive bears used for bile.
South Korea has taken landmark steps forward in ending its bear bile

South Korea takes steps to end cruel bear bile industry, following our campaigning with local partners

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Happy Mother's Day to the leader of your pride!
Happy Mother's Day to the leader of your pride
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This #MothersDay honour the special mums in your life by protecting some of the best mothers in the animal kingdom.

If your mum loves animals, she’ll be thrilled to know a World Animal Gift goes to help dogs, bears, elephants and other animals around the world. Shop our special Mother's Day gifts now: [ Ow.ly Link ]
This MothersDay honour the special mums in your life by protecting some

Give your mum a great big bear hug of a gift.

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After being rescued from daily cruelty as a “dancing” bear, Maya was released from quarantine into our partner sanctuary in Pakistan.

Thanks to our supporters, her days of being abused for entertainment are far behind her!

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After being rescued from daily cruelty as a dancing bear Maya was
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We all know the important role mothers play in nurturing and shaping our lives. Animal mums are no exception – herding their children through life, protecting them and teaching them to survive.

Explore our selection of Mother's Day gifts today and give a gift with lasting change for animals: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Every World Animal Gift helps create a more compassionate world for animals and ends...
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We all know the important role mothers play in nurturing and shaping

Share your mothers love with all the babes.

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If you can ride it, hug it or have a selfie with it, you can be sure the animal suffered cruelty.

You can stop the suffering of elephants used in entertainment by pledging to be an elephant friendly traveller: [ Ow.ly Link ]

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If you can ride it hug it or have a selfie with

Here's The Truth Behind Your Elephant Ride

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Animals in Mongolia are experiencing a natural disaster called a ‘dzud’ – a bitter, punishing winter following an extreme summer drought. In the coming weeks, expectant mothers face the hardest challenge yet – surviving the birthing season. Some will give their last breath as their babies take their first. Many newborns will not make it through their first night.

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Animals in Mongolia are experiencing a natural disaster called a dzud a
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Thank you to the 19,000+ Aussie supporters who signed our petition urging Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) to put a stop to a ‘new Tiger Temple’ tourist venue.

Our Thai team recently handed over the petition to officials and will continue to advocate for tigers in Thailand.
Thank you to the 19000 Aussie supporters who signed our petition urging

Tiger petition presented to Thai authorities

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It is cold on the snow-covered steppes of Mongolia. A starving young goat named Khar stands by the lifeless body of his sister, who has already succumbed to cold and hunger.

Overnight the temperature will plummet. Too weak to dig for the poor sustenance below the snow, little Khar may be next.

Find out how you can help: [ Ow.ly Link ]
It is cold on the snowcovered steppes of Mongolia A starving young
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Animals in Mongolia are perishing in a devastating natural disaster called a ‘dzud’ – a harsh winter following a severe summer drought.You can help them survive: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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Elizabeth Hurley shared a picture of her riding an elephant during the shooting of a new film in South Africa. We urge global stars like Liz not to ride elephants.

Behind the scenes, elephants experience endless suffering as most of them are kept at venues with severely inadequate welfare conditions, to provide elephant rides and shows for tourists.

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Elizabeth Hurley shared a picture of her riding an elephant during the

Elizabeth Hurley shares RUDE picture of herself on an elephant

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Mother’s Day is around the corner – Sunday 14 May!

The intricate pen and ink wildlife illustrations by Nathan from Marini Ferlazzo make beautiful gifts. If you spend over $50 at Marini Ferlazzo in the leadup to Mother’s Day, you’ll receive a stunning A6 softcover giraffe journal – an extra something special for Mum.

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Mother’s Day is around the corner – Sunday 14 May
For elephants in poor-welfare tourist attractions, abuse, neglect, loneliness and poor diet are just a few factors that can contribute to the cruelty.

You can stop the cruelty and abuse suffered by elephants used in entertainment by pledging to be an elephant friendly traveller: [ Ow.ly Link ]

#Elephants #NotEntertainers
For elephants in poorwelfare tourist attractions abuse neglect loneliness and poor diet

9 things you need to know about that once-in-a-lifetime elephant ride

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Daniela Mengato
Ann Bevan
As extreme climate-change related disasters increase, animals are affected just like people. They need shelter, emergency food and water, and medical care. With your support, World Animal Protection is there for animals when they need it most.

This Earth Day, learn more about how you can protect animals in the face of climate change: [ Ow.ly Link ]
As extreme climatechange related disasters increase animals are affected just like people
Say hello to Raja! He's a bear cub who escaped a potentially cruel fate and is now recovering at our partner sanctuary in Pakistan.
Say hello to Raja Hes a bear cub who escaped a potentially

Raja the rescue bear cub recovering well at sanctuary

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