We believe that respect for people, animals and the environment will lead to a more compassionate and sustainable world.
ACTAsia initiates education programmes aimed at children, consumers, and professionals for gradual and sustainable social change
What we do
We teach citizenship, animal welfare, and environmental responsibility through Caring for Life Education (CFL)Find out more
We raise awareness of the exploitation of people, animals and the environment by consumer industriesFind out more
We give children the chance to grow into compassionate adults
We research into the fur industry and tell the painful truth about fur trim
We work with veterinary partners to improve professional standards
Q&A: coronavirus, China’s wildlife trade and wet-markets
On 24 February 2020, the Standing Committee of the People’s Congress in China passed a decision to ban the consumption of wildlife as food, and the illegal wildlife trade. We welcome and applaud the government’s efforts to control the COVID-19 outbreak, but there’s been a lot of misinformation online recently, around the subject of coronavirus and the connection to China’s wildlife trade.
Shenzhen first city in mainland China to ban eating dogs, cats and certain wild animal species
1st April was a momentous day in Guangdong Province, when the City of Shenzhen passed a law to ban eating dogs, cats and select additional species, but left hundreds of other wild and domestic animals on the menu.