Sharing Isn’t Caring: Why Re-Sharing Online Animal Cruelty Doesn’t Help
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by Andy Watson
6d ago
At Wild Welfare, we deeply understand the frustration and distress animal lovers face when encountering animal cruelty content on social media. Whether it be videos depicting unethical practices or photos of captive wild animals kept in poor conditions, the urge to re-share disturbing content to spark outrage and raise awareness may seem like a positive action. However, the truth is… Source ..read more
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Wild Welfare and The Civet Project Foundation Partner to Champion Viverrid Welfare
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by Andy Watson
2w ago
Global animal welfare charity Wild Welfare have announced a new collaboration with ‘The Civet Project Foundation’, a UK-registered charity dedicated to the conservation of civets and to raise awareness of their role in unethical coffee production, meat farming, and the illegal wildlife and pet trade. The Civet Project, founded in 2019 by Jes Hooper, aims to address the critical threats faced by… Source ..read more
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Collaboration Paves way for Progress at Sabah Zoo
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by Andy Watson
3w ago
Investing in Animal Welfare: Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (LKWP) extends partners with Wild Welfare to enhance animal well-being for a brighter future. Wild Welfare Director, Simon Marsh recently ventured back to LKWP, one of the largest zoological centres in Malaysia. The visit highlighted LKWP’s embrace of transformative changes through expanding their current partnership with Wild Welfare US. Source ..read more
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10 Unique Fundraising Ideas That Won’t Make You Yawn
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by Andy Watson
3w ago
Tired of the same old cookie sales or sponsored runs? Buckle up, because we’ve curated a list of ten unconventional but effective fundraising ideas guaranteed to stand out from the crowd, that are fun to do, and will raise money for favourite charity too! Get ready to ditch those tired sponsorship ideas and put the FUN back into fundraising… 1. Mystery Boxes: Who doesn’t love a surprise? Source ..read more
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Civet Coffee: The Rising Animal Welfare Crisis of Southeast Asia
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by Andy Watson
1M ago
Jes Hooper is an Anthrozoology PhD candidate at the University of Exeter, a member of the IUCN SSC Small Carnivore Specialist Group and the founder of The Civet Project Foundation, the world’s first charity dedicated to the protection of civets. Jes’ doctoral research focuses on human-civet interactions and her published academic works cover civet coffee production and authentication… Source ..read more
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Wild Welfare Adds Voice to Growing Call for Action on “Animals Abroad” Act
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by Andy Watson
1M ago
Wild Welfare has joined forces with over 100 other charities and individuals to sign an open letter urging the UK government to accelerate the development and implementation of the stalled ‘Animals (Low-Welfare Activities Abroad) Act 2023′. The Act, passed through British parliament last September with overwhelming cross-party support, aims to tackle the issue of animal exploitation in tourism… Source ..read more
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Pushing Forward Zoo Evaluation Expertise in Vietnam
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by Andy Watson
1M ago
As a founding member and former executive director of the African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (PAAZA), Dave Morgan has dedicated his career to elevating zoo standards globally. From serving on the WAZA council and committees to contributing to Species360 and the IUCN’s CBSG, he has witnessed firsthand the immense potential zoos hold for animal conservation and public education. Source ..read more
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Beyond Bananas & Bad Wolves: What Kids Taught Me About Animal Welfare
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by Andy Watson
1M ago
Meet Simon Marsh, a seasoned professional in the field of animal welfare, with a career spanning over 20 years in zoos, safari parks, sanctuaries, and rehabilitation projects worldwide. Simon’s dedication to changing perceptions and challenging traditional practices is evident in his work as Director at Wild Welfare. His belief in the power of education to reshape attitudes and practices is a key… Source ..read more
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VOTE for Wild Welfare
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by Andy Watson
2M ago
Calling all animal lovers! The 2024 Movement for Good Animals & Wildlife Special Draw is now open, and your vote could make a crucial difference. Nominate Wild Welfare to win a fantastic £5,000 donation to continue their essential work for captive animals. Here’s why your vote matters: How to Cast Your Vote: Vote for Wild Welfare today and contribute to their tireless efforts to improve… Source ..read more
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Meet Andy, our new Communications Manager
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by Andy Watson
2M ago
We are pleased to welcome Andy Watson to the Wild Welfare family, as he joins us to take up the role of Communications Manager. Andy has almost a decade of experience within animal centric marketing communication roles, where he has spent time collaborating with various zoos and animal charities across the globe. He also has experience generating engaging digital content for a UK based wildlife… Source ..read more
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