30 June 2015

How plastic is killing Chinese zoo animals

Animal welfare experts are calling on visitors to zoos in China to stop feeding animals, after three deer died from eating plastic, towels and other harmful materials.

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29 June 2015

Seven months ago we feared this bear would never walk again

Seven months on from suffering fractures in both front limbs due to a rare condition never before diagnosed in any species of bear – moon bear Claudia has astounded her carers.

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29 June 2015

China’s dog meat industry hiding in the shadows as world watches

The spotlight has never shone more fiercely on China’s dog meat industry, with the Yulin dog meat festival attracting unprecedented worldwide focus. Yet hard facts details remain difficult to come by in an industry used to hiding in the shadows.

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27 June 2015

“Lucky 13” freed as six bear farms are closed in Vietnam

Animals Asia has successfully rescued 13 moon bears and closed six bile farms in Vietnam’s Quang Ninh province as part of a four-day rescue operation.

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24 June 2015

First four of 14 “bile bears” rescued in Vietnam

Four moon bears from bile farms in Vietnam are on their way to a better life after being rescued by animal welfare charity Animals Asia.

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22 June 2015

#Halong2Home Rescue - live timeline

Live updates of mass evacuation of bears from bile farms in Vietnam's Quang Ninh province. At least 14 will be freed.

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22 June 2015

Yulin Update 22.06.15

The Yulin dog meat festival is going ahead. It is not officially sanctioned by the authorities - so what is taking place is essentially an unofficial gathering of dog meat eaters.

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22 June 2015

Mass evacuation of Halong Bay bile bears begins

Animals Asia will begin the mass evacuation of captive bears from Vietnam’s Quang Ninh province – on Tuesday 23rd June, with at least 14 bears to be freed from the illegal bile trade.

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