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World Octopus Day - 8th October

Tuesday 8th October 2019

Amazing animals: The incredible mind of the octopus

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AfA sends letter to oppose shocking live burial of Nilgai in India

Thursday 3rd October 2019

Video footage on social media showing a Nilgai being buried alive sparks outrage. AfA appeals to Bihar officials to address the wider issue.

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World Farm Animal Day - October 2nd

Tuesday 1st October 2019

Opinion piece - Animals, empathy and the moral issues that divide us

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World Animal Day - October 4th

Tuesday 1st October 2019

Opinion piece; To save the planet, we need to change the way we teach our children about animals

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Gadhimai Festival 2019 - Nepali Supreme Court ruling

Thursday 26th September 2019

Thanks to the tireless work of our member organisations, the Supreme Court of Nepal reaches a verdict to phase out cruel animal sacrifice at the festival

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World Lobster Day - 25th September

Wednesday 25th September 2019

Amazing Animals - Lobster are sensitive animals, so why do we continue to sanction their suffering?

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International Rabbit Day - 28th September

Wednesday 25th September 2019

Amazing Animals - Rabbits share their feelings with one another using their facial expressions.

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Red Panda Day - September 21st

Monday 16th September 2019

Amazing Animals; Bamboo, bamboo, and more bamboo

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World Rhino Day - September 22nd

Monday 16th September 2019

Amazing animals: Rhinos can tell who is calling from far away

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AfA opposes plans for new Zoo on Island of Samoa

Tuesday 10th September 2019

Island's first Zoo has the green light, but AfA steps in to urge officials to reconsider

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AfA continues appeal against Long Phu corp, Vietnam

Friday 6th September 2019

This time, our coalition comes together to urge the corporation's share-holders to reconsider whether they want to be associated with such cruelty

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International Whale Shark Day - 30th August

Tuesday 27th August 2019

Amazing animals: Whale sharks; the mysterious giants in the ocean

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International Primate Day - September 1st

Tuesday 27th August 2019

Amazing animals: Primates show signs of grieving

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Our response to your comments about stray dog culling in Myanmar

Tuesday 6th August 2019

AfA addresses the commonly asked questions surrounding this difficult issue.

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World Lion Day - August 10th

Tuesday 6th August 2019

Amazing animals: Lions are excellent mothers, and they all enjoy affectionate interactions

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AfA opposes cruel, government led stray dog culls in Myanmar

Friday 26th July 2019

Yangon city officials rounding up stray dogs and feeding them rat poison - forcing them to die slow agonising deaths. AfA raises appeal.

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AfA welcomes new member - Anima-Society for the Protection of Animals (Macau) "ANIMA"

Thursday 25th July 2019

Long-established sanctuary and welfare charity based in Macau joins coalition

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International Tiger Day - July 29th

Wednesday 24th July 2019

Amazing animals: How tigers communicate

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World Snake Day - July 16th

Tuesday 16th July 2019

Amazing animals: Snakes can be great mothers

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AfA urges other Indonesian provinces to follow example of dog meat ban

Tuesday 16th July 2019

Small regency of Karanganyar in Java commits to dog meat ban due to hard work of DMFI. We ask the whole country to step up.

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World Chimpanzee Day - 14th July

Thursday 11th July 2019

Amazing animals: Chimpanzees are more like us than we realise

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AfA opposes brutal pig slaughter methods in Thailand & Cambodia

Wednesday 10th July 2019

Our coalition raises two letters to officials in Thailand & Cambodia opposing what appear to be commonplace bludgeoning slaughter methods

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AfA urges food giant Subway to ditch cage eggs in Asia

Wednesday 10th July 2019

Our coalition comes together to ask Subway to put a date on their commitment to stop using cage hens in Asia

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Cow Appreciation Day - July 9th

Tuesday 9th July 2019

Amazing animals - Cows are incredible beings

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Save the Vaquita Day - 6th July

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Amazing Animals; The plight of the Vaquita tells us all we need to know about how human greed surpasses the survival of an iconic cetacean species

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World Giraffe Day - 21st June

Wednesday 19th June 2019

Amazing animals: Giraffes develop lifelong friendships

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Positive response received re: circus animals in Vietnam

Wednesday 19th June 2019

AfA receives response from Vietnamese officials which could lead to freedom for imprisoned animals

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World Sea Turtle Day June 16th

Friday 14th June 2019

Amazing Animals; Turtle friendly plastic

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Fathers Day June 16th

Friday 14th June 2019

Amazing Animals; ratites make excellent fathers

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World Meat Free Week 17th to 24th June

Friday 14th June 2019

Opinion piece; Animals lives are in our hands, we have the power to end their suffering

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AfA opposes elephant cruelty at Phuket Zoo

Thursday 13th June 2019

Coalition joins forces to stand against shocking negligence

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International Live Animal Transport Awareness Day - 14th June

Wednesday 12th June 2019

Opinion piece; International Live Animal Transport Awareness Day

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AfA opposes animal circus performance in Vietnam

Tuesday 4th June 2019

Coalition unites to send two letters to oppose shocking cruelty at facilities managed by Long Phu Corporation

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World Environment Day - June 5th - Opinion piece

Tuesday 4th June 2019

To save the planet, we need to change the way we eat - Dave Neale, Animal Welfare Director of our member organisation Animals Asia, gives his thoughts on how our diets could turn the tide on environmental collapse

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World Ocean Day - 8th June - Opinion Peice

Tuesday 4th June 2019

Whales and dolphins belong in their ocean homes - AfA gives you the low down on the reality of the marine park industry

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World Otter Day - May 29th

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Amazing Animals; Sea otters are expert tool users

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