Conservation activist Ofir Drori explains how political corruption fuels the illegal poaching of wildlife in Africa, and how the EAGLE Network is fighting to stop the epidemic of killing at its source.
Browsing: Fur & Skin
The fur industry has been condemned for the animal cruelty, environmental destruction and the dangers to human health it entails. As a result, Europe is gradually adopting a more fur free stance. Will China follow?
This year, our Fur Free Life campaign has taken a new focus. While animal suffering and the lack of animal protection legislation remain at the heart of our campaign for a Fur Free Life, our educational publicity recently concentrated on the serious health risks for wearers of fur.
A New Ethic or an End to a Way of Life? A Roundtable Discussion Between Native Trappers and Animal Advocates
Questions about the way the fur trade affects Native peoples potentially place the animal rights movement in the awkward position of trying to help one oppressed class at the expense of another. In December 1988, The Animals’ Agenda hosted a roundtable discussion where both sides could meet face-to-face to explore their differences.
At the start of our tenth anniversary year, we are proud to review the progress ACTAsia has made in 2015. As we reach towards the next generation of children, vets, teachers and consumers, we are sure that by supporting the act of compassion, compassion is beginning to speak for itself.
ACTAsia sent out the following Press Release in China with billboard advertising to encourage a Fur Free Life: “Poisons could be slowly killing you and your children. Not through your food or through the air but now through clothing – fur clothing.”
Legal advancements for animals can often come at a painfully slow pace. But recently, we couldn’t help but notice how many wins and promising animal law-related news items kept coming in.
What is it that drives a person to take pride in being the one who brought about the ultimate extinction of a species?
ACTAsia raises awareness about the exploitation of people, animals and the environment in consumer product industries. With China being the largest producer of fur in the world, it is now more than ever of paramount importance to cultivate compassionate consumers who will choose an alternative and cruelty free lifestyle.