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The Rare Bird That Is More Valuable Than Ivory at Risk of Extinction
Animals  (tags: asia, news, crime, extinction, illegal trafficking )

Pablo
- 288 days ago - bbc.com
The illegal trade in elephant tusks is well reported, but there is a type of ivory that is even more valuable. It comes from the helmeted hornbill a bird that lives in the rainforests of East Asia, is now under threat. Head is worth about £4,000 per kg
China Uses Animals to Assuage Tianjin Fears
Animals  (tags: destruction, pollution, asia, china, animalwelfare, animalrights )

Naoko
- 341 days ago - the-japan-news.com
Chinese authorities placed rabbits, chickens and pigeons near the scene of last week's massive explosions at a warehouse in the port city of Tianjin, according to Reuters Pictures, in an apparent attempt to calm fears about toxic chemicals in the air and
Yulin Dog Meat Market 'No Worse Than Eating Turkey at Christmas', Says Butcher.
Animals  (tags: Yulin dog meat market, Asia, animal activist protestors, butcher )

Rosie
- 399 days ago - independent.co.uk
Those in the dog meat business have defended their trade, saying that it is no different than eating any other animal. One meat market vendor shouted at animal activist protestors: "You eat turkey, so why are you forcing us not to eat dog meat?"
A Viral Video of a Bear Walking on Two Legs Is Funny Until You Realize Why
Animals  (tags: bear, walking on two legs, veterinarians, wildlife, bile farm, asia, abuse, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, sadness )

Lone
- 442 days ago - takepart.com
VIDEO - Wildlife veterinarians say the oddly shaped animal is most likely the survivor of a bear bile farm in Asia.
SAVE the MANUL WILD CAT, PALLA'S CAT, FELIS MANUL ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: protection, wild cats wildlife, wild animals, asia )

Angela
- 569 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
THE MANUL WILD CAT LIVE IN THE GRASSLANDS AND MONTANE STEPPES OF CENTRAL ASIA. BY HABITAT DEGRADATION and HUNTING FOR HER FUR, she's BEEN CLASSIFIED AS NEAR THREATENED BY IUCN SINCE 2002.
Forestry Police Seize FIFTY Wild Apes Being Taken in the Boot of a Car to Be Sold for Bushmeat and Medicine
Animals  (tags: monkeys, boot, car, wildlife trafficking, police, asia, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 571 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Stunned forestry police found almost 50 live monkeys stuffed into gauze sacks in the boot of a car.
Stop Importing Cat & Dog Fur Into Canada From Asia
Animals  (tags: asia, china, cats, dogs, fur, canada, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 576 days ago - ipetitions.com
2 million cats and dogs are slaughtered for there fur in Asia each year to make fur trim and clothing.
Help David Soul Save Asia's Dogs PETITIONS
Animals  (tags: dogs, suffering, Asia, dog meat trade, animaladvocates )

Anna
- 606 days ago - animalsvoice.com
Actor and musician David Soul, co-star of the 1970s iconic television series, Starsky and Hutch, lends his voice to the growing opposition to end the dog meat trade in parts of Asia.
Australian Government: Ban Live Export
Animals  (tags: Australia, government, ban, live export, Middle East, Asia, cattle, goats, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 606 days ago - change.org
Every year millions of Australian animals are exported live for slaughter. Those who survive the journey often endure brutal treatment and conscious slaughter. Cattle, sheep and goats are sent throughout the Middle East and South East Asia.
Philippines Arrests Chinese Sea Turtle Poachers
Animals  (tags: environment, conservation, water, asia, conflict, china )

Naoko
- 613 days ago - apdforum.com
The Philippine National Police [PNP] seized a Chinese fishing boat loaded with more than 500 endangered sea turtles, many of them dead and beheaded.
Petition: Babies Need Their Moms: Stop the Illegal Asian Elephant Trade - The Animal Rescue Site
Animals  (tags: elephants, baby elephants, poachers, tourism, hunting, Safari hunting parks, ivory, Thailand, Burma, Asia, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelt )

Susanne
- 722 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Asian elephants are suffering greatly at the hands of poachers. The illegal elephant trade is flourishing in Thailand & Burma, where wild elephants are captured and sold for their ivory or for tourism. Baby elephants are the most valuable commodities...
TAKE ACTION NOW !!! China, Korea, South East Asia: Stop Cooking Dogs Alive! PLEASE SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, dogs tortured, asia, suffering )

Angela
- 787 days ago - change.org
Please tell your signature "NO" to such barbaric actions ... Asia desperately needs an animal protection law punishes such people hard.
Poaching Boom Sees Thousands of Elephants Killed in Gabon
Animals  (tags: elephants, poaching, Africa, ivory, campaigners, Asia, Gabonese National Parks Agency, World Wildlife Federation, Wildlife Conservation Society, loopholes, petition )

Debbie
- 1265 days ago - bbc.co.uk
More than 11,000 elephants have been killed by ivory poachers in Gabon since 2004 according to new research.
Group In China Rescues Bears From 'Bile Farm' Abuses
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animals, bile farms, bears, asia, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, animalrights, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, humans )

Cal
- 1287 days ago - npr.org
Animals Asia estimates that more than 10,000 bears are kept on bile farms in China, with about 2,400 more in Vietnam.
ACTION ALERT: Save Vietnam's Bear Sanctuary! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: moon bears, wildife, conservation protection sanctuary, asia )

Simone
- 1313 days ago - forcechange.com
The Vietnam Bear Rescue Center is located in Vietnam's Tam Dao National Park and houses over 100 endangered bears. These bears have mainly been rescued from Vietnam's illegal bile-farming industry, a practice which includes caging the bears and then
 

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