The well-intentioned eco-tourist is not likely aware of the suffering they are causing before they snap their photo.
Melissa Matlow has a BSc in Ecology, a Masters in Environmental Studies and has been leading successful animal welfare and environmental campaigns for more than 15 years. Since 2005 she has worked with World Animal Protection to protect the welfare of animals — wild and domestic — in Canada and around the world. As part of their "Wildlife, Not Entertainers" campaign, she works with travel companies to implement animal welfare policies and remove wildlife entertainment from their supply chain.
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