Category: ANIMAL DEFENDERS

High Schools Across China Are Now Offering Animal Welfare Courses!

We hope this monumental step by the Chinese Ministry of Education serves as an example for other countries across Asia and around the world. Animals Asia has pushed efforts in the ending of bear bile farms, the exploitation of wild animals, and the consumption of dog and cat meat in Asia. This step in engaging young minds and hearts in the fight to end cruelty towards animals is one that will likely make one of the biggest impacts in the country.

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(VIDEO) WORLD NEWS: Pope on Circuses, Animal Rights in Pakistan, and More!

WOLF CLIFTON—Although laws regulating human treatment of animals are common worldwide, only a few recognize animals as having legal rights of their own. If the Sindh Welfare and Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act is passed, the Pakistani province will join Switzerland, Germany, Spain, India, New Zealand, Argentina, and Colombia, becoming one of a small but growing number of jurisdictions to acknowledge that animals are sentient persons rather than mere objects to be used.

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WILDLIFE SOS RESCUES A LEOPARD FROM A 30 FT WELL

SOS WILDLIFE—A slight misstep and the feline was sent tumbling into the deep well, where she spends the remainder of the night, clawing at the rocky walls and struggling to keep out of the water. She finds a small, dry outcrop on one edge of the well and perches precariously on it, desperately trying to scale the steep wall that separates her from freedom.

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