Advocacy

  • 16 Dec 2008

    It’s no common knowledge but there are hundreds of dolphins in the Ganges river in India.

    Sadly, despite being the world’s first species to enjoy protection—more than 2,000 years ago, during the reign of Emperor Ashoka— its population has steadily shrunk to 2,000 from around 6,000 in the early 1990s.

  • 16 Dec 2008

    A police officer who investigated the harassment of a dolphin living off the Kent coast has been given a wildlife award by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

    The WWF runs programmes which enable people to adopt and sponsor dolphins, as well as working in other ways for dolphin protection.

  • 16 Dec 2008

    A border guard in Myanmar takes bribes to smuggle elephants into Thailand so he can travel to World Cup soccer matches, according to an undercover investigation by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network of World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The report found that so many live elephants have been smuggled to support "elephant trekking" tourism in Thailand that some parts of the Myanmar appear to have lost their elephant populations, making it more important than ever that people adopt or sponsor elephants to protect their future.

  • 25 Nov 2008

    It is a sad fact that humans are likely to cause the extinction of a quarter of all known species in the next 20 years, unless we work to protect them now.

  • 25 Nov 2008

    There may not be much fun and yuletide merriment this Christmas, as Father Christmas may not make it over the Separation Wall. A new Christmas Card produced by the charity the Amos Trust, features Father Christmas walking along the barrier.

  • 24 Nov 2008

    A selection of resources for World AIDS Day

  • 7 Nov 2008

    There has never been a more important time to sponsor a child in Zimbabwe. Sponsor a child with World Vision here.

  • 3 Nov 2008

    Help Christian Aid respond to the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) which has forced thousands of people from their homes.

  • 9 Jul 2008

    If you care about ethical issues around the world, then why not get a subscription to the New Internationalist magazine?

  • 9 Jul 2008

    Charity Times is the leading business and management magazine for UK non-profit professionals. Get a subscription to Charity Times and every 2 months you will get a wide range of in-depth, independently-written features and news analysis.