Training Opportunity for Ghanaian Wildlife Vets
The two vets, who work with endangered primates and turtles, will shadow experienced wildlife vets at work in UK zoos.
September 20, 2023
Training Vets. Saving Turtles. Protecting Ecosystems.
Getting ready for the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2023 - Save the Date!
September 8, 2023
Our fabulous supporters are raising funds for WVI as they take on the famous Lands End to John O'Groats challenge.
August 9, 2023
Postponement of planned release of choughs to Kent.
Poor weather conditions meant these charismatic birds couldn't make their planned return to the wild last year.
July 15, 2023
What do I do if I find a young bird left on its own?
Vet Ashley Clayton has five questions you need to ask yourself in order to decide how best to help.
July 8, 2023
Skylo walks Coast to Coast for WVI
We are delighted to have the support of this amazing canine Wildlife Warrior! Will you help Skylo reach his target?
June 2, 2023
Endangered Manatees Return to a Life in the Wild
A crane, a custom-built pool and an eight hour boat ride; all part of getting Gregory & Jennifer back where they belong.
June 2, 2023
How Many Tigers are Too Many?
India has made great progress in increasing tiger numbers, but hasn't done so well on making sure there's enough protected territory to support them.
May 22, 2023
Protecting Ecosystems Benefits Everyone
Why we need to get serious about the concept of One Health.
April 29, 2023
Wildilfe webinars to raise funds for vital vultures
An opportunity to hear first hand from our Executive Director and ask questions.
April 21, 2023
Why You Should Love Vultures Part 4: a role for WVI
As the conservation focus moves from captive breeding to released vultures, the veterinary need changes too
Why You Should Love Vultures Part 3: What hope for Asia's decimated vulture populations?
Committed vulture conservationists have been working together to save them, with notable success. But much remains to be done.
Why You Should Love Vultures Part 2: Because Nobody Does It Better
One Health implications of the catastrophic loss of Asia's vultures.
Why You Should Love Vultures Part 1: Misunderstood until it was almost too late
The catastrophic decline of Asia's vultures has had a profound impact on ecosystem health.
Why You Should Love Vultures
#Vets4Vultures Training Vets. Regulating Disease. Restoring Balance
The Truth about Cats and Dogs: Canine Distemper in Big Cats in Nepal
Ground-breaking research confirms that 30% of leopards sampled have been exposed to the potentially fatal virus.
Team WVI - Chiltern 50k Ultra Challenge
Join us on Saturday 23rd Sept for the Chiltern 50k Ultra Challenge
Turtle Health and Welfare Workshop in Greece
Turtle rescuers from across Greece and beyond gather at the ARCHELON Rescue Centre for a weekend of learning and sharing experiences.
Any opportunity to gain experience ....
but an anteater is one of the hardest to intubate with a long nose and a tiny mouth
Getting to Grips with Intubation
Nepalese wildlife vet, Dr Amir Sadaula, has been continuing his CPD training with the team at the Montgomery Veterinary Clinic in Kent.
CPD training for Nepalese Wildlife Vet
Dr Amir Sadaula's first week of training at the Montgomery Veterinary Clinic in Kent is a great success.
Roadmap to Distemper Surveillance for Sumatran Tigers
Ground-breaking work in Indonesia is boosting the country's efforts to save the critically endangered Sumatran tiger.
Welcoming Nepalese Wildlife Vet to the UK
Dr Amir Sadaulu of Nepal's first wildlife hospital will spend two weeks honing his skills on both domestic and wild species.
Why Tackling Disease is Vital to Save Tigers from Extinction
Why training vets, taking samples and even vaccinating wild tigers all have a role to play in saving these magnificent cats.
Networking for Turtles in Morocco
Matthew Rendle RVN and vet Andrew Greenwood have been catching up on all things turtley at the 7th Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles.
When is a leopard like a dolls house?
Post mortem examination can play a vital role in conservation.
Reflecting on our Work in 2021
Our Chair of Trustees, Dr Miranda Stevenson, looks back on our recent activities.
Decompression Sickness in Sea Turtles
Yes, believe it or not, DCS is a very real problem for sea turtles unlucky enough to be caught in fishing nets and dragged to the surface too fast.
Win a beautiful portrait of Igor and Anoushka
Take part in our raffle for this fine art print and train more vets in wild tiger health.
Operation Avian: Saving India's Endangered Birds
At last we have a date for the postponed workshops for avian vets and wildlife rehabbers!
Devastating Disease Outbreak Killing 1000s of Sea Birds
British sea bird colonies are in the grip of the country's worst ever avian flu outbreak
Stories of Survival is open for entries
A wildlife photography competition, focused on conservation
WVI's July100 Challenge
This summer invest in a HEALTHIER future for both you & endangered species.
New Charity Partnership with VetCT
We're delighted to announce that we're going to be working with teleconsulting specialists, VetCT, to help save Endangered species.
Supporting Wildlife Medicine in Nepal
Plans are falling into place to bring wildlife vet, Amir Sadaula, to the UK for training later this year.
Remembering Dr John Lewis
WVI Executive Director, Olivia Walter, shares memories of how our inspirational founder influenced her career.
Our Planet - Our Health
World Health Day is a chance to reflect on the interconnectedness of all life on the planet.
WVI Turtle Team Back On the Road
Eleven sea turtles benefitted from a WVI visit to ARCHELON in Greece last month.
Treading Carefully... How to X-Ray an Elephant's Foot
Thank you Podoblock BV for a very special donation.
Unleash Your Inner Tiger - Cold Water Challenge
Raise funds to save endangered wildlife and give your own wellbeing a boost at the same time.
Disease Risk Analysis - a vital wildlife conservation tool
New online course that will teach you how to implement the IUCN DRA guidelines
The Tale of a Tail
Dedicated Russian medics strive to save injured and frostbitten Amur tiger cub.
Job Opportunity: Saving Cheetah Cubs in Somaliland
The Cheetah Conservation Fund is looking for a full time vet and vet technician.
Interview with Amir Sadaula
Wildlife vet, Jess Bodgener, talks to her friend and colleague, Nepali wildlife vet, Dr Amir Sadaula about life on the conservation frontline.
Deadly Diseases: Why canine distemper isn't just a problem for dogs.
Investigating disease in wildlife is a complex challenge.
Numbat photos win special award
The organiser's discretionary award goes to a photo of a numbat
A young loggerhead turtle was in a very serious condition. Could the Turtle Team help her?
One Year on from the Australian Bush Fires ...
Wildlife vet Jaimee Wheelhouse tells us more ....
Fancy working with chimps?
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Sierra Leone, is looking for a veterinary assistant.
Introducing Julie Larsen Maher, our Zoo Photography expert
Julie is one of six professional photographers who has agreed to judge our Wildlife Photography Competition
Could Your Photos Help to Save a Species?
Open NOW - amazing prizes to be won in our new wildlife photography competition
Conservation Conversation at BCS
How captive tigers have more than helped their wild counterparts
John's Tiger: in memory of Dr John Lewis
A very generous gesture which will help raise funds to continue John's legacy.
Wild Sumatran Tiger Tests Positive for Canine Distemper Virus
New research confirms canine distemper virus is affecting Critically Endangered Sumatran tigers.
Pedro the Puerto Rican Parrot
We are delighted to be associated with this lovely new series of children's books, all about endangered species.
Earth Hour 2021
Will you be turning off your lights tonight? Take action against biodiversity loss & extinction.
Win Bella's Portrait! Take part in our raffle to help save Endangered primates.
Help us provide a portable health check kit for our partners at West African Primate Conservation Action in Ghana.
Protecting African Painted Dogs from Disease
Canine Distemper Virus is seriously threatening the survival of this iconic species. Could vaccination be the answer?
Mystery Leopard Disease
An unidentified neurological condition in a wild leopard from Nepal highlights the need for research into wild leopard health.
A Tiger Called Wolverine
Ground-breaking surgery to save a wild Amur tiger cub in the Russian Far East
WVI Lockdown Challenge
Become a WVI Wildlife Warrior to beat the February blues and save endangered species.
Tigers Under Threat
CDV has already infected tigers in Russian and India. The WTHC is the place to go for the latest information.
Protecting Paradise - avoiding the fate of the dodo.
The dodo - that iconic symbol of extinction - only ever lived on Mauritius. WVI works with local partners to keep other endemic island species safe.
Desperately Seeking Forest Elephants
Very little is known about the Endangered forest elephant. This new project aims to help conservationists understand what diseases can affect them.
Leopards Behaving Badly
Managing Human-Leopard Conflict in Nepal - it's a team effort! Nepal prides itself on its wildlife but leopard conservation can be challenging.
Painted Wolves: Protecting an African Icon from Disease
New research will be investigating how vaccination could help save wild painted wolves from diseases like canine distemper virus.
Saving the White-Naped Mangabey - an Endangered African Primate
Our project looking at the feasibility of releasing captive white-naped mangabeys back to the wild in Ghana is making good progress.
Help Nepal's Only Wildlife Hospital Open
A dramatic drop in tourism revenues is threatening Nepal's only Wildlife Hospital. Can you help?
Training Vets. Controlling Disease. Saving Species. Find out how we are hoping to help with new initiatives in Nepal, Mauritius, Russia and Mexico.
Mauritian Oil Spill Threatens Decades of Conservation Efforts
Mauritian conservation efforts further threatened by oil spill as grounded ship breaks apart.
Learning about Elephant Disease
Read about our plans to support the creation of a disease data base which will help protect African elephants
Pledge Now to Help Save Endangered Species
We need your help! Pledge now to help protect endangered species from disease.
Pine Martens Prepare for a New Life in the Wild
Find out why captive bred pine martens are about to start a new life in Wales and how they might be able to help the local red squirrel population.
Found An Abandoned Bird in Need of Help?
Need advice on where to take an injured or abandoned animal in the UK? Read our suggestions.
Saving India's Endangered Birds - a new partnership for 2021
As restrictions ease, we are looking ahead to a new partnership with RAKSHA Jaipur and the chance to help build avian veterinary expertise in India.
A Tale of Two Vets: Supporting Wildlife Medicine in Russia
Big cat expert John Lewis has been mentoring Russian vet Mikhail Gonchuruk for well over a decade. Read what their collaboration has meant to Mikhail.
Saving Africa's Primates: The white-naped mangabey
WVI is exploring ways to help save Ghana's rare primates.
Where Conservation Meets Public Health - Welcoming China's ban on wildlife trade
The spread of COVID-19 highlights the connection between conservation and public health. China's ban on wildlife trade is welcome, but is it enough?
Young Supporters Raise Funds to Save Species
WVI supporters from Oxfordshire have raised £450 for our projects. Read more about how and why. Thank you Grace and Lyra!
Protect endangered species every time you shop online
Take a moment to sign up to Give As You Live and raise money for WVI every time you make a purchase.
Echo parakeet no longer Endangered – a conservation milestone.
WVI vet Andrew Greenwood has played a pivotal role in saving this unique bird.
Help for Australia
As news comes in of welcome rainfall in Australia, our thoughts here at WVI are with all those affected by the devastating bushfires, but especially..
Thank you for helping an African icon
Reducing the threat of disease to painted wolves in 2019
Say no to plastic, Say yes to turtles
LVS and WVI working together for the responsible disposal of plastic waste
Would you like to get involved?
Freelance fundraiser needed to help with supporter engagement
Supporting World Class Tiger Rehabilitation
Dr Lewis help staff in the Russian Far East to rehabilitate injured and sick Amur tigers
Ground-breaking DRA Goes to Press
The compilation of all the possible disease threats to Amur leopards during the reintroduction is published in Russian
Out come the wellies as we head to VET Festival
MWI Animal Health invites WVI to be their charity partner at VET Festival
WVI is awarded funds for tigers
The Big Cat Sanctuary and The Zoological Society of Hertfordshire donate to WVI's Tiger Health Programme
Save The Tigers!
It made our day in the office when 8 year old Freddie sent us his tiger poster