This report outlines some of the key possibilities and challenges for effective farmed animal advocacy in China. To explore the current state of animal advocacy, we investigated social and mass media discourses, and have spoken with individuals affiliated with animal protection and dietary change advocacy organizations. Through our interviews, we gained a better understanding of how Chinese animal advocacy organizations construct messages and employ different strategies according to their understanding of Chinese society and of the Chinese political climate.
ACE believes that in order to be successful, the animal advocacy movement must employ multiple strategies at once. This will allow us to innovate, will increase our probability of finding at least one successful strategy, will help our programs grow, and will help us build upon each others’ … Read more
2017 saw the highest per capita egg consumption in the U.S. in over 20 years. Per capita red meat and poultry consumption in the U.S. has been increasing as well, and is expected to reach a record high in 2018. This does not necessarily indicate a long-term trend, because the recent surge in meat consumption is mostly attributed to an oversupply of chicken and resulting low prices—rather than to increased demand.
We do a lot of different things at ACE, from administering the Animal Advocacy Research Fund to holding conferences and research workshops. However, we’re best known for our charity evaluations. They’re a major project of ours throughout the year, and we’re proud of them. … Read more
In our new roundtable blog series, we ask a handful of contributors to provide their points of view on complex topics or unsettled questions. We hope that this approach will help us to integrate and learn from multiple perspectives on animal advocacy. … Read more