All posts tagged: charity

Support WWF this World Tiger Day

International Tiger Day is held every year on the 29th of July to raise awareness for one of our most iconic yet critically endangered animals. Wild tiger populations have fallen by around 95% since the beginning of the 20th century with only an estimated 3,900 tigers remaining.  World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF)  is determined […]

Beluga whales get ready for Iceland sanctuary

Two former captive beluga whales, Little Grey and Little White, will move into the world’s first open water whale sanctuary in June, the SEA LIFE Trust has revealed this week. The ground-breaking marine welfare project, located in a natural bay off the south coast of Iceland, has been created in partnership with wildlife charity Whale and Dolphin […]

Celebrate a greener Christmas with WWF

Looking for Christmas gift inspiration that is sustainable, recycled and kind to the planet?  Why not visit the Discover Animals shop, where the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has just revealed a pick of products especially for visitors to our site… ❄️ Black & White Keep Cup It’s estimated that 2.5bn coffee cups are thrown away in […]

Take a walk on the wild side for Marwell

Marwell Zoo in Hampshire has teamed up with Dorset-based Backdoorshoes to create leopard print gardening clogs which not only look good but also raise money for a great cause. Inspired by Marwell’s very own Amur leopard, Kaia, international conservation charity Marwell Wildlife, which operates Marwell Zoo, receives a donation for every pair sold of these super […]

Get fierce & Wear it Wild for WWF

The world’s leading conservation charity WWF is encouraging everyone to Wear it Wild on Friday 7th June and help raise vital funds to protect our planet. One in six species is at risk of extinction because of climate change. WWF believes that if we are going to tackle this crisis we need to be fiercer, braver and […]

A book of rather strange animals

Our world is inhabited by some remarkable creatures. Millions of different species populate every corner of the Earth, each having cleverly adapted to their surroundings over millennia. From the hugely popular Twitter account – @StrangeAnimals – author and bio-scientist Caleb Compton has celebrated these wonders of evolution and marvelled at their extraordinary diversity. Following on […]

True story inspires cat charity Xmas ad

Cats Protection, the UK’s largest cat charity, has released a heart-warming festive animation as part of its 2018 Christmas campaign. Following on from the success of last year’s animation ‘Kozal’s Christmas’, this year’s festive ad takes inspiration from a true story – a tale of the relationship between one girl and her cat. “Genie’s Christmas Wish” […]

Wildlife conservation charity release Xmas gift guide

UK conservation charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) has released its annual Christmas catalogue, with all proceeds from the gift range going directly to help wildlife in need. With something to suit every budget, PTES Christmas gifts include everything from wooden animal key rings and beautifully designed cushions and tea towels, to wildlife guides and original […]

Spare a thought for hedgehogs this bonfire night

British wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) have issued some sensible advice ahead of Guy Fawkes night and any festivities this weekend. When building a bonfire and before lighting, remember to check for any wildlife that may have crawled inside, especially if the pyre has been created in advance. A large pile of twigs, branches […]

An interview with…. Wild Welfare’s Georgina Groves

Georgina Groves is Projects Director at Wild Welfare and has over 15 years of experience working for animal welfare, research and conservation organisations including the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums and The Natural History Museum in London.  Georgina is responsible for overseeing the charity’s global projects and ensuring the organisation stays true to its vision […]

Wildlife project publishes third book in fundraising series

Charitable project Remembering Wildlife will publish the third book in its fundraising series later this year to raise awareness for great apes across Africa and Asia. Produced in association with the Born Free Foundation and Photoguard, Remembering Great Apes will be released in October 2018 and contains images from some of the world’s best wildlife photographers, […]

Paradise Wildlife Park to become a charity

Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, has adopted charitable status after announcing the launch of the Zoological Society of Hertfordshire (ZSH), a registered charity that will allow the organisation to focus its operations on education and animal conservation. Paradise Wildlife Park was formed in 1982 and is already well known for its animal breeding and conservation […]

Fundraising success for safari park

Staff at West Midland Safari Park are celebrating and feeling extremely pleased, after handing over a significant amount of cash to a number of charities they fundraised for in 2016. Over £14,000 was raised by staff and guests onsite, through competitions, donations and VIP experiences. Some funds even came from supporters online, who donated to […]