Care for the wild

Your guide to making animal friendly choices on holiday

Tourist activities that exploit animals only continue because tourists choose to support them. As a tourist you have a choice – to avoid cruel practices and reward positive ones.

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Dolphin shows cancelled at Mexico travel conference

Dolphin shows, copyright Guardian

20/08/2014 - A travel media conference has decided to drop dolphin experiences from its programme following pressure from travel bloggers and wildlife campaigners, writes the Guardian. Care for the Wild and RIGHT-tourism were heavily involved in this story.

From dolphins to tigers, Thailand’s animal shows taking their toll


15/08/2014 - Report on the state of animal attractions in Thailand – one of the most popular places for wildlife lovers to visit, but one of the worst places for the animals. Good to see the Bangkok Post picking up this story.

True Sanctuary? How Sanctuary and Tourism Can Go Together

Wild Futures Capuchin: Kodak

15/08/2014 - Wildlife sanctuaries are places where animals can be rescued – so how does that fit with tourism, when people want to interact with the animals?

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