Today Oxford University have published a study concluding that at least 4 million tourists who visit tourist attractions involving wildlife are likely to be contributing to large-scale animal welfare abuses.
Libearty, the bear sanctuary we created with Asociatia Milioane de Prieteni (Millions of Friends Association), has been rescuing and looking after bears for a decade. Evanna Lynch, who plays Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter, is visiting the sanctuary with us to celebrate.
A recent news report in the Cayman Islands has revealed that 1268 turtles died in a 2014 disease outbreak at the Cayman Turtle Farm, the last facility in the world that breeds endangered sea turtles for meat.
Just days after news that Cecil the lion was killed during an illegal hunt in Zimbabwe, Delta Airlines has announced that it will ban the shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo trophies worldwide.