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International Monkey Day - December 14th

Wednesday 11th December 2019

Amazing animals: Monkeys can use all sorts of tools

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AfA opposes unsustainable volunteering programme at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Volunteer programme is good for business, local officials and tourists - but it does it really benefit Orangutans?

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AfA opposes Chimps smoking cigarettes in China

Thursday 28th November 2019

Hefei Wildlife Park have yet again shown themselves as neglectful as chimps under their care are found smoking and escpaing

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AfA opposes brutal use of live pigs as crash test dummies in China

Thursday 28th November 2019

Our coalition unites to condemn this horrifying practice, and highlights the lack of scientific grounding it has

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AfA urges TripAdvisor to remove cruel canned hunting from it's site

Tuesday 19th November 2019

The tourism giant continues to profit from animal suffering, in direct contravention of it's own animal welfare policy

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AfA opposes Malaysian TV stations' endorsement of wild Macaques as pets

Wednesday 13th November 2019

Jamil Kucing is lauded by some as an animal hero - but would his two Macaques agree?

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Orangutan Awareness Week - 11th to 17th November

Tuesday 12th November 2019

Amazing animals: Orangutans use tools for all sorts of things!

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Polar Bear Awareness Week - 3rd to 9th November

Friday 8th November 2019

Amazing animals: How polar bears talk to one another

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AfA opposes capture and export of wild macaques, Indonesia

Thursday 7th November 2019

Indonesia could contravene it's own wildlife legislation if it allows wild macaques to be captured for export to USA and China.

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AfA sends letter to oppose dolphin driving in Japan

Friday 25th October 2019

We join forces with expert cetacean NGO's to tell UNESCO why dolphin driving must remain banned in their GeoParks

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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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