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Elephants at Amer Fort in Rajasthan, India, are often controlled with bullhooks which cause wounds and scarring. They carry heavy seats for tourists to sit on, which aggravates injuries and causes them severe muscle strain. Please help the 102 Amer Fort elephants. Tell the world: Twitter Facebook
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Treat wildlife and farm animals responsibly, says World Animal Protection on World Environment Day, 2024

On the occasion of World Environment Day, on 5th June, 2024, World Animal Protection is calling for responsible treatment of all animals, in the wild and in farms, so that their welfare and the protection of environment can be properly undertaken.
 
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Alarming Levels of Antibiotic Resistance Found in the Poultry Environment

This World Poultry Day brings in a new study highlighting alarming levels of Resistance Genes against medically important antibiotics in the Poultry Environment.
A collaborative research report “Poultry’s pill problem; Antibiotics and its environmental concern” released by... (more)
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World Animal Protection Urges Immediate and Proper Rehabilitation for Captive Elephants in India Amidst Growing Deadly Incidents

World Animal Protection is alarmed to note the recent incidents of elephants turning violent in Rajasthan, Kerala and West Bengal and causing bodily damage and human deaths. A Russian tourist was attacked by an elephant in the precincts of Amer Fort in Jaipur recently, several elephants turned viol... (more)
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Retire Amer Fort Elephants and End Rides, Pleads World Animal Protection on Occasion of World Wildlife Day

On the occasion of World Wildlife Day, World Animal Protection, an animal protection organization, is pleading the government of Rajasthan and the Ministry of Environment and Forests to end elephant rides in Amer Fort in Jaipur and retire the elephants to a wildlife friendly sanctuary. Recently, a ... (more)
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World Animal Protection Announces TV Actor, Producer, and Animal Advocate, Richa Moorjani as Global Celebrity Ambassador

Global animal advocacy nonprofit organization World Animal Protection is pleased to announce Richa Moorjani, best known for her role as Kamala on Netflix’s Never Have I Ever, as its Global Celebrity Ambassador. 
 
Embracing compassion: Introducing Richa Moorjani, acc... (more)
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Stop Elephant Rides in Amer Fort, Urges World Animal Protection and Rajasthan Road Riders to Rajasthan Chief Minister on Occasion of World Elephant Day

On the occasion of World Elephant Day, World Animal Protection has urged the Chief Minister of Rajasthan to end elephant rides and retire the elephants to a wildlife friendly sanctuary. More than 150 individuals of Rajasthan Road Riders participated in a rally from Amar Jawan Jyoti to Jhalana Reser... (more)
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End Elephant Rides, Urges World Animal Protection During Citizens' Walk to Rajasthan Chief Minister on Occasion of World Elephant Day

On the occasion of World Elephant Day, World Animal Protection has urged the Chief Minister of Rajasthan to end elephant rides and retire the elephants to a wildlife friendly sanctuary. More than 500 individuals participated in a rally to highlight the plight of captive elephants used for rides in ... (more)
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Elephant Safaris should be Discouraged to End Suffering of Captive Elephants

World Animal Protection is concerned to learn the news of the resumption of elephant safaris in Uttarakhand as well as the promotion of elephant rides in West Bengal. In the wake of coronavirus, traditional ideas on human animal relationship have changed, including the interactions of humans with c... (more)
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Rising Superbug Threat from Factory Farming: Study Shows One Million Deaths Aannually and Projected Doubling by 2050

On the occasion of World Health Day, World Animal Protection releases its report ‘Global public health cost of AMR (antimicrobial resistance) related to antibiotic use on factory farms’ The report details how 84% of antibiotics administered on factory farms are not used to treat si... (more)
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Advent of Cruelty Free and Healthier Options for a Sustainable Future

Food security globally is an emerging concern bringing focus to our existing food system and supply chain. World Animal Protection aims to transform the food system that fuels animal abuse, impacting people, health and planet. On the occasion of Poultry Day we bring back the focus on how the increa... (more)
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