In the press

ACTAsia is regularly invited to speak to the international media regarding our work and how we are creating a more compassionate world for animals, people and the environment. 

You can contact our global Communications team to arrange interviews with our CEO Pei Su, or for other information about our work.

Recent news

February 2021

3 February One Green Planet: Pet delivery in gift boxes causes outrage among Chinese animal rights activists

1 February Independent: Stop the illegal wildlife trade: how loopholes in China’s animal protection law risk new virus outbreaks

January 2021

30 January South China Morning Post: Animal rights in China: pets by post scheme sparks outrage among advocacy groups

27 January Reporterre, Le quotidien de l’ecologie: Covid upsets the global fur market

21 January Green Queen: China wildlife ban: revised law continues exploitation, fails to protect animals

20 January CGTN: China’s faux fur craze is anything but fake

18 January Vogue Business: Global fur trade relies on China. Is the mood shifting?

10 January Jing Daily: A fur-free future depends on China

December 2020

29 December New York Times: Is this the end of the mink coat?

3 December 2020 Jing Daily: Why luxury needs China’s impact-conscious consumers

November 2020

13 November Quartz: Covid fears are disrupting the $30 billion global fur industry

13 November Ecologist – informed by nature: Covid-19 and the fur industry

September 2020

30 September Choice: Is it faux or is it real? Australia’s hidden fur trade

August 2020

13 August National Geographic: World’s largest reindeer herd targeted by poachers for antler velvet

July 2020

10 July Ecologist – informed by nature: Wildlife markets in the west

June 2020

8 June ACS CBN News: Keeping wildlife off the menu, China’s tough promise to keep

7 June New York Times: China vowed to keep wildlife off the menu, a tough promise to keep

May 2020

2 May Euronews: Coronavirus: Five myths about the deadly illness busted

April 2020

15 April The Third Pole: China’s wildlife meat ban in the wake of coronavirus outbreak may not work

14 April BBC News: Covid outbreak challenges China after ban on eating wild animals

March 2020

4 March VegNews: 15 vegan women activists of color you need to know about

September 2019

11 September Live Kindly: California bans the sale of fur

April 2019

15 April Xinhuanet: 51 Chinese cities host record Adoption Day for rescued stray animals

February 2019

18 February Vet Practice: Partnership to enhance veterinary education in China

December 2018

15 December South China Morning Post: The Shenzhen activists trying to stop Yulin dog slaughter and revive coral reefs

6 December CGTN: Chanel sheds crocodile and snake skin

July 2015

30 July Business Insider: China’s proposed site for the 2022 Winter Olympics is also the country’s ‘fur capital’