“Dolphins and whales should not have to live in a swimming pool. They should swim in the ocean. This is a great step forward in helping to stop demand, but we’d like to see Virgin Holidays do more and extend this to ending sales and promotion of any attractions or hotels that uses wild animals for entertainment. All wild animals belong in the wild, not for entertainment.

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Virgin Holidays scraps sale of new captive animal attractions

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Sadly, this whale in Norway had to be euthanized because it had more than 30 plastic bags in its stomach.

Marine litter kills hundreds of thousands of sea animals each year - and 10% of this litter is abandoned or lost fishing gear, known as 'ghost gear'.

Through the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), we're protecting seals, whales, turtles, and other animals, by helping prevent ghost gear...
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Whale found dying off coast of Norway with 30 plastic bags in its stomach

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Our thoughts go out to the family of a man mauled to death by a tiger at a wildlife tourist park south of Shanghai in China.
This horrific incident highlights that tigers are wild animals, not playthings, pets or photo props, and can be extremely dangerous.
Wild animals belong in the wild. They are #NotEntertainers.

Venues that keep wild animals captive must ensure the welfare needs of the...
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Tiger drags a man into its zoo enclosure and mauls him to death

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Domino's Pizza Group Plc, Starbucks, Yum! Brands (KFC) and Restaurant Brands International (Burger King), flounder in the lowest positions in our latest Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare report.
The rankings encourage food companies to improve the lives of farm animals, making their welfare an integral part of their business strategies. You can see which companies need to improve, and...
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Marks & Spencer and Waitrose top animal welfare rankings, while Domino’s Pizza Group PLC and Starbucks continue to flounder

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“The news that the Ringling Brothers will close its doors for the final time in May 2017 is a major victory for the wild animals who have suffered abuse in the name of entertainment.

The techniques used to train wild animals to be submissive enough to ‘perform’ are cruel and unacceptable. Lions, tigers, camels, donkeys, alpacas, kangaroos and llamas have been part of the circus show, and our...
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Animal activists finally have something to applaud at Ringling Bros. circus: Its closure

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Calves lead a miserable life in many dairies in India. They deserve better. You can help them. Ask the government to phase out local dairies in and around the cities in India. Sign the petition today!
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How are your #NewYearResolutions going?
Whether or not you're still on track, it's never too late to make a pledge for animals

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It's never too late to make a resolution for animals

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As 2016 draws to an end, we would like to thank you for being there for animals. We still have a long way to go, but with your support we will get there.

While we celebrate the festive season, we should not forget about the dairy animals which are suffering everyday in many local dairies in and around the cities in India. We still need more support to protect them. If you haven't already,...
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Harry Potter star and our inspiring ambassador Evanna Lynch popped into the London office to record this festive message just for you.
Animal lover Evanna, who plays Luna Lovegood, motivated thousands of people to sign our #NotEntertainers petition urging TripAdvisor to end the sale of tickets to cruel wildlife attractions. The campaign was a success, as the site stopped selling tickets to...
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Tiger Tops travel company in Nepal ran its last annual 'elephant polo' tournament last week, after acknowledging the welfare issues it causes for elephants.
We'd like to congratulate Tiger Tops on ending this cruel activity, where elephants are forced to carry tourists and chase a ball. Elephants are wild animals, #NotEntertainers.

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Mammoth battles at Nepal elephant polo championship

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With almost 300 million dairy cows and buffalo, India is by far the largest dairy producer in the world. But the conditions in which a lot of these dairy animals live is really poor. Our survey showed that Indians are deeply concerned about the welfare of dairy animals in India. Please show your support. Sign the petition today if you haven't already. Share with your friends and bring in more...
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You get milk which is supposed to be nutritious. But the cow or buffalo which gives that milk might be eating garbage. Raise your voice. Protect dairy animals. Sign the petition today!

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Watch how you can protect animals as Cyclone Vardah is about to hit the coasts of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Find out more: [ Ow.ly Link ] #Vardah #Cyclone #ProtectAnimals
As Cyclone Vardah is about to hit the coasts of Andhra Pradesh and Chennai, this is how you can protect your animals. Please share it with as many people as possible. #Vardah #CycloneVardah #ProtectAnimals
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Protecting your animals during Cyclone Vardah: advice for animal owners

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Excellent news: No more wild animals in circuses, says Central Zoo Authority.

“The Central Zoo Authority has taken a positive step to protect wild animals from being used for entertainment in circuses across India.

Like elephant riding and other wildlife attractions, we know the majority of people who engage in these activities do so because they love wild animals, unaware of the cruelty...
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Wildlife. Not entertainers.

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There's some good news. The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, has recommended National Dairy Code of Practices for Management of Dairy Animals in India to the State Animal Husbandry Departments, CEOs of Livestock Development Board, State Agricultural and Veterinary Universities and Krishi Vigyan Kendras( Farmer information centres at village level), to be used...
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