Along with being a successful project that has made a big difference for local cats, the story of The American Museum of the House Cat and its associated shelter is also about following passions and giving back post-retirement.
Browsing: Travel & Tourism
A petition has been launched to rescue three bears locked behind bars at a restaurant in Armenia. The owner uses them to attract visitors and tourists to his restaurant and refuses to surrender them.
Captive elephants in India are regularly subjected to abuse and inadequate care. Successful release into the wild requires significant rehabilitation, where they can be eased into learning about all the elements of an elephant life they have been deprived of.
If you think millennials are too busy looking at their phones to care about conservation, you haven’t met these young people. Every year, Birdlife grants funding and support to young people whose new, fresh ideas are changing the way we protect the planet. Learn here about this year’s winners.
While the chance of encountering such a beautiful animal up close may seem tempting, there are several reasons why you shouldn’t visit these attractions.
Will giraffes survive humanity? They are as iconic as lions, rhinos and elephants, and their long-term existence in the wild is under a similar threat. However, the world’s tallest animals get much less public attention and protection.
How did a sleepy rural community become the stork capital of North Macedonia? We meet the white storks who live alongside local people, and discover how one woman’s love of birds inspired an entire movement.
After a recent visit to Special Memories Zoo in Greenville, Wisconsin, Tucker was so disturbed by the conditions and health of the animals she felt compelled to stand up and advocate on their behalf. Please take action and urge the USDA to investigate the roadside zoo.
As tourism is a mainstay of Botswana’s economy, lifting the hunting ban could, the poll suggests, have severe economic consequences and damage Botswana’s international reputation.
Balule Associated Nature Reserve has justified the killing of a young elephant bull in front of tourists as an “act of self-defense,” ignoring eye-witness accounts and backtracking on an original announcement condemning the act.
Security forces are now equipped with slingshots to fend off monkeys who harass visitors at the Taj Mahal. The root cause of this conflict between humans and rhesus macaques is the eradication of the monkeys’ natural habitat, which has forced them into proximity with humans.
Before more exploitation of the natural world is proposed as a way to solve rural poverty in developing African countries, we need to interrogate the nature of corrupt and damaging financial relationships between those countries and the wealthy global North.