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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

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?

Orangutan Awareness Week - 11th to 17th November

Tuesday 12th November 2019

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

Polar Bear Awareness Week - 3rd to 9th November

Friday 8th November 2019

Amazing animals: How polar bears talk to one another

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.

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

World Octopus Day - 8th October

Tuesday 8th October 2019

Amazing animals: The incredible mind of the octopus

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.

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

World Lobster Day - 25th September

Wednesday 25th September 2019

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

Red Panda Day - September 21st

Monday 16th September 2019

Amazing Animals; Bamboo, bamboo, and more bamboo

World Rhino Day - September 22nd

Monday 16th September 2019

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

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

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

International Whale Shark Day - 30th August

Tuesday 27th August 2019

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

International Primate Day - September 1st

Tuesday 27th August 2019

Amazing animals: Primates show signs of grieving

World Lion Day - August 10th

Tuesday 6th August 2019

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

International Tiger Day - July 29th

Wednesday 24th July 2019

Amazing animals: How tigers communicate

World Snake Day - July 16th

Tuesday 16th July 2019

Amazing animals: Snakes can be great mothers

World Chimpanzee Day - 14th July

Thursday 11th July 2019

Amazing animals: Chimpanzees are more like us than we realise

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

World Giraffe Day - 21st June

Wednesday 19th June 2019

Amazing animals: Giraffes develop lifelong friendships

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

World Sea Turtle Day June 16th

Friday 14th June 2019

Amazing Animals; Turtle friendly plastic

Fathers Day June 16th

Friday 14th June 2019

Amazing Animals; ratites make excellent fathers

AfA opposes elephant cruelty at Phuket Zoo

Thursday 13th June 2019

Coalition joins forces to stand against shocking negligence

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

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

World Otter Day - May 29th

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Amazing Animals; Sea otters are expert tool users

World Turtle Day May 23rd

Tuesday 21st May 2019

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

Mothers Day USA - Amazing Animal Mothers

Wednesday 8th May 2019

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

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

International Macaque Week - 5th to 11th May

Tuesday 30th April 2019

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

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

Save the Frogs Day - 27th April

Saturday 27th April 2019

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

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

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

International Bat Appreciation Day 17th April

Tuesday 16th April 2019

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

Amazing Animals; Empathetic Rats

Monday 1st April 2019

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

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.

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

AfA takes action to help end ivory trade

Tuesday 26th March 2019

Scientists agree that with 20,000 elephants being killed each year for ivory, they will become extinct within our lifetime

International Seal Day - 22nd March

Wednesday 20th March 2019

Amazing Animals; Seals understand abstract concepts

March is Dolphin Awareness Month

Tuesday 19th March 2019

Dolphins mourn the loss of loved ones, yet families are being torn apart for entertainment

World Pangolin Day (16th February)

Saturday 16th February 2019

Amazing animals: Pangolins; Natural recyclers and keepers of the soil

World Whale Day (16th February)

Saturday 16th February 2019

Amazing Animals: The whisperings, whistles and songs of a majestic ocean giant

National Hippo Day (15th February)

Friday 15th February 2019

In support of National Hippo Day (15th February) we bring you Animals Asia's edition of their series Amazing Animals. Please read and share this information.

International Zebra Day (January 31st)

Thursday 31st January 2019

Amazing animals; Zebra’s utilise their incredible memories to recognise friends and family and to guide them during migrations

Squirrel Appreciation Day (21st January)

Monday 21st January 2019

In support of Squirrel Appreciation Day (21st January) we bring you Animals Asia's edition of their series Amazing Animals. Please read and share this information.

VICTORY as Indonesia's Oriental Circus ends it's use of animals

Thursday 20th December 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition is delighted to share that The Oriental Circus has decided to cease using animals in its circus performances.

International Cheetah Day (4th December)

Tuesday 4th December 2018

In support of International Cheetah Day (4th December) we bring you Animals Asia's edition of their series Amazing Animals. Please read and share this information.

Orangutan Awareness Week (12th-18th November)

Tuesday 13th November 2018

In support of Orangutan Awareness Week (12th-18th November) we bring you Animals Asia's edition of their series Amazing Animals, all about the beautiful Orangutan and why we must protect them. Please read and share this information.

NEWS Asia for Animals coalition opposes awful conditions at Cu Chi Water Park, Vietnam

Tuesday 6th November 2018

The Asia for Animals coalition has raised its concerns regarding the terrible living conditions for the animals at Ho Chi Minh city's Cu Chi Water Park in Vietnam.

NEWS VShine Animal Protection Association joins the Asia for Animals Coalition

Thursday 18th October 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition is delighted to welcome China's VShine Animal Protection Association into the coalition.

EVENT Asia for Animals 11th conference in 2019 is announced!

Thursday 18th October 2018

The coalition is delighted to announce that its 11th conference will be hosted in 2019 in Dalian, China by VShine Animal Protection Association

NEWS Asia for Animals Coalition appeals against the export of three elephant calves to Russia

Thursday 20th September 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition has sent an appeal letter to oppose the export of three elephant calves from Myanmar to Russia to join the circus.

NEWS Asia for Animals Coalition supports an end to animal performances in Indonesia

Tuesday 18th September 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition has sent a letter of encouragement to the Indonesia government to put an end to cruel animal performances in it's circuses.

NEWS Big Cat Rescue joins the Asia for Animals Coalition

Thursday 13th September 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition is delighted to welcome Big Cat Rescue into the coalition.

EVENT Bear care workshop in India

Thursday 6th September 2018

The Bear Care Group and Wildlife SOS India are organizing Advancing Bear Care 2018. The workshop will be held in Delhi, India from December 3 – 5, 2018 with a field visit to the Agra Bear Rescue Facility on the 6th of December.

TAKE ACTION Help us end animal exploitation at Jakarta's Seaworld

Tuesday 14th August 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition is appealing against the cruelty at Jakarta's Seaworld Ancol facility. Help us take action by adding your voice to the campaign!

NEWS Read Animal's Asia's in depth report on Vietnam's cruel circuses

Tuesday 31st July 2018

The media storm surrounding Vietnam's barbaric animal circuses continues with support from well-known channels.

TAKE ACTION Improve dreadful condition of animals at Lok Kawi zoo Malaysia

Thursday 28th June 2018

Urge the minister to ask the zoo to take action and stop its animals breeding and cease importing animals so that resources can be used to improve the welfare and provide daily enrichment for all animals at the zoo.

MAKE A CHANGE avoid Palm Oil and save Orangutans

Tuesday 26th June 2018

The Real Cost of Palm Oil... Asia for Animals Coalition members, International Animal Rescue (IAR) recently shared devastating footage of an orangutan desperately trying to save himself and the last piece of his habitat from destruction in a video that has since gone viral. Please make a change and avoid using Palm Oil and help end this suffering.

GET INVOLVED India for Animals Conference 2018

Thursday 21st June 2018

India For Animals (IFA) is a national conference organised by Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) to bring together organisations and activists working for the protection of animal rights.

TAKE ACTION End Circus Suffering in India

Wednesday 20th June 2018

#EndCircusSuffering is a call for the liberation of all animals from the clutches of circus cruelty, by implementing a complete ban on their use and captivity.

TAKE ACTION Ban Vietnam's barbaric animal circuses

Wednesday 20th June 2018

In response to Animals Asia’s call for a ban and allegations of illegality and widespread abuse, circus bosses say they plan switch to domestic animals. Sign the petition to ban these cruel circuses altogether!

DANANG DOLPHIN PETITION: say no to captive dolphins in Danang, Vietnam

Friday 20th November 2015

The Asia For Animals Coalition members are shocked that Danang city leaders are considering proposals from a Russian developer to build a dolphin theme park.

Say No to Animal Performance Cruelty

Friday 13th March 2015

TAKE A PLEDGE TO HELP END ANIMAL PERFORMANCE CRUELTY

The Illegal Trade in Elephants to Supply Nepal’s “Safaris”

Tuesday 11th November 2014

In Sauraha (Chitwan National Park) alone, 60 captive elephants are employed in the safari industry, the vast majority of which were imported from India.

Taiji Dolphin Hunt

Tuesday 28th January 2014

Each year from September to May, an estimated 2,000 dolphins are brutally slaughtered in the "dolphin drive hunt" in Taiji, Japan.