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Hong Kong Exotic Pet Addiction Is A Travesty For Biodiversity Says New Report

5 Mins Read Hong Kong’s penchant for keeping exotic animals as pets is putting species at risk of extinction, a new study claims. Between 2015-2019, four million animals were imported into the country to be kept domestically, heightening the risk of extinction for rare breeds.  The ADM Capital Foundation report is titled Wild, Threatened, Farmed: Hong Kong’s Invisible […]

World First: Animal-Rights Campaigner & Lawyer Debuts Vegan Wig Created From Hemp Instead Of Horsehair

5 Mins Read In a world-first, U.K.-based vegan and animal-loving lawyer Samuel March decided to design his wig out of hemp rather than the traditional wig that uses horsehair. Designed and manufactured by Oxford-based Cultiva Kingdom, a hemp manufacturer that develops sustainable materials for the textile industry, the 100% hemp head covering ‘prototype’ is now proudly being worn […]

Consumers Turn To Vegan Meat Amid Coronavirus With Sales Soaring By 280%

3 Mins Read The coronavirus, which is believed to be linked to a live wild animal and seafood market in Wuhan, has renewed global attention on the public health dangers of meat consumption. A new report by market data firm Nielsen shows that consumer habits are responding to these concerns, with plant-based meat sales skyrocketing by 280% and […]

8 Petitions You Should Sign To Help Save Animals In Asia

5 Mins Read It can sometimes seem like we’re individually up against the world when it comes to fighting inhumane practices and animal cruelty. But the good news is that even though it may seem like a small action to take, petitions can and do help lend our voices to animals and stand up for what is right. […]