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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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Rabbit Awareness Week - Begins 1st June

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Amazing Animals; Rabbits love to have fun

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World Turtle Day May 23rd

Tuesday 21st May 2019

Amazing Animals; Female giant river turtles “talk” to their hatchlings and make good mums

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Donkey Week 7th to 14th May

Wednesday 8th May 2019

Amazing Animals; Donkeys are smart not stubborn

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Mothers Day USA - Amazing Animal Mothers

Wednesday 8th May 2019

Amazing Animals - A selection of our fave facts about animal mums!

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AfA opposes squalid conditions of travelling Zoo in Japan

Wednesday 1st May 2019

Coalition unites to implore officials to revoke Zoo license of cruel owner Mr. Horii

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International Macaque Week - 5th to 11th May

Tuesday 30th April 2019

Amazing Animals; In macaque society, having more friends increases your chances of survival

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Save the Rhino Day - 1st May

Tuesday 30th April 2019

Amazing Animals; Rhino’s wallow in mud, smell each other’s poo and ‘hang out’ with feathery friends

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May is Respect for Chickens Month

Tuesday 30th April 2019

Amazing Animals; Hens are excellent communicators

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Save the Frogs Day - 27th April

Saturday 27th April 2019

Amazing Animals; Frogs are a key indicator of the health of our environment

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World Lab Animal Day - Opinion Piece

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Dave Neale, Animal Welfare Director at Animals Asia, gives us his take on the reality of modern animal testing

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AfA urges city officials to halt construction of Vietnam horse racing track

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

If the new track goes ahead in the city of Da Nang, it will mean suffering for countless horses

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April 25th is World Penguin Day

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Amazing Animals: Male penguins woo females with ‘presents’ and will ‘steal’ from their neighbours to please their partners

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International Bat Appreciation Day 17th April

Tuesday 16th April 2019

Amazing Animals; Bats recognise each other and stay close to their friends

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Amazing Animals; Empathetic Rats

Monday 1st April 2019

Recent behavioural research is turning our opinion of rats on its head

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AfA opposes 'small animal show' proposed at Botanical Garden in Japan

Wednesday 27th March 2019

Yomiuri Land's new facility Entertainment Botanical Garden is planning an animal performance exhibit when it opens. We speak up to oppose it.

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AfA opposes horrific live pig burial in China

Tuesday 26th March 2019

Asia for Animals have written to the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture to express our deep concern about the live burial of thousands of pigs to control Swine Fever outbreaks.

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AfA opposes brutal dog and cat meat markets in Indoneisa

Tuesday 26th March 2019

Our coalition, together with Dog Meat Free Indonesia, is keeping this pressure on to close dog meat markets in North Sulawesi

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AfA demands that TripAdvisor stops promoting animal cruelty

Tuesday 26th March 2019

As one of the world's leading tourist attraction promoters, we call on TripAdvisor to give real meaning to it's animal welfare policy

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