30 May 2013

Visitors increase after Chinese zoo stops animal performances

When Nanjing Zoo ended animal performances in 2011 it feared visitor numbers would decrease but the opposite happened - the zoo enjoyed its highest visitor numbers in five years.

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29 May 2013

International Alliance Formed to End Dog Meat Trade in Key Countries

The Asia Canine Protection Alliance (ACPA) has been formed to end the inhumane dog meat trade responsible for slaughtering an estimated 5 million dogs for human consumption per year and posing a risk to human health.

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28 May 2013

Downton Abbey’s Mrs Patmore visits China Bear Rescue Centre

English actress Lesley Nicol, star of international hit TV show Downton Abbey, has completed a visit to Animals Asia’s China Bear Rescue Centre (CBRC) in Chengdu, China.

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20 May 2013

Children’s book tells story of rescued moon bear

To mark 20 years since our founder Jill Robinson first visited a bear bile farm we are selling 100 copies of "Jasper's Story" through our website, with all proceeds going to our work. The book is also available through regular retailers, with 90% of royalties from sales going to Animals Asia.

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20 May 2013

Tens of thousands of Chinese people spell out their love for moon bears

A month of activities aimed at raising awareness of bear bile farming and celebrating China's moon bears has seen 30,000 people take part.

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14 May 2013

Three Down - Three to Go as Shamrock steps outside

Shamrock is the latest bear to follow moon bears Manuka and Peter out the den doors for their first glimpse of sunshine in many years.

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10 May 2013

Guitar legend Slash adds voice to growing rock movement against bear bile use

Guitar legend Slash has added his voice to a growing number of rock musicians supporting Animals Asia in its campaign to end bear bile farming.

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07 May 2013

Xie Sheung – Our ‘logo bear’

Animals Asia is currently marking the 20th anniversary of our founder Jill Robinson’s first visit to a bear bile farm. In the years since that first visit in 1993, Jill has become widely recognised as the face of Animals Asia’s work to end bear bile farming – what is less well known is that the moon bear face in our logo is that of a very special bear.

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