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Stop Ritual Pig Slaughter in Vietnam - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Animal welfare, pigs, pig slaughter, Vietnam, ritual, killing, cruelty )

Marie
- 22 days ago - change.org
Every year, thousands of people gather in the Bac Ninh province in Northern Vietnam for a cruel pig-chopping festival to commemorate a general in the Lý Dynasty.
Take Action! - Stop the Poaching of Critically Endangered Pangolins - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: pangolins, endangered, poaching, vietnam, china, meat )

Marie
- 27 days ago - forcechange.com
Poachers continue to illegally hunt pangolins even though they have been listed as a critically endangered species. As the world's only mammal with scales, the pangolin's meat and scales can be found on the black market. In Vietnam and China.
Charge Soldiers Who Tortured Monkeys With Treason Against Vietnam - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Vietnam, prosecute, soldiers, justice, primates )

Marie
- 98 days ago - change.org
Three Vietnamese soldiers were arrested for torturing - and skinned alive - two highly endangered grey-shanked duoc monkeys--the world's most endangered primates.
Praise Initiative to End Cruel Dog Meat Trade - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Vietnam, praise, dog meat, trade, save )

Marie
- 102 days ago - forcechange.com
Some Vietnamese people have traditionally viewed dogs as human companions or as good luck charms to ward off evil demons.
End Torturous Slaughter of Dogs and Cats for Profit! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Vietnam, criminals, torture, dogs, cats, pets, smuggling, justice )

Marie
- 169 days ago - forcechange.com
Pets are being stolen and smuggled into Vietnam, where criminals are profiting from animal fur and meat. Dogs and cats are crammed into tiny cages on top of each other and transported, often illegally, to slaughter. These animals may be killed and served
Over 1,500 Monkeys Are Imported Into the UK for Medical Testing
Animals  (tags: Monkeys, imported, china, Mauritius, china, Vietnam, UK, animal testing, cruelty, animals, animals )

Marie
- 220 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Annual figures show the number of monkeys that are imported from China, Vietnam and Mauritius by British medical researchers.
Stop Ritual Pig Slaughter in Vietnam Chung Tay - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Vietnam, wild boar, killing, cruelty, slaughter, animals, ritual )

Marie
- 223 days ago - change.org
According to legend, the general slaughtered wild boars to feed his soldiers. Today, a live pig is chopped into two and people smear banknotes with the animal's blood, believing that this will bring good luck and prosperity in the coming year.
Save the Asian Unicorn From Extinction ACTION
Animals  (tags: protection, endangered, Asian unicorn, Vietnam, wildlife )

Nancy
- 822 days ago - forcechange.com
The saola, or Asian unicorn, lives in the mountain forests of Vietnam near the Laos border. Although it was only discovered 20 years ago, it is already facing the threat of extinction. Conservationists warn there could be only 200 of the rare species left
Save the Asian Unicorn From Extinction!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, saola, poachers, vietnam, extinction, protection )

Ann
- 830 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The gentle Saola affectionately dubbed the "Asian Unicorn" was only discovered 20-years ago and is quickly approaching extinction because of poachers!
Vietnam Town to Crackdown on Bear Bile Trade
Animals  (tags: Ha Long, vietnam, bears, bear bile, animals, wildlife, protection, AnimalCruelty, animalrights, abuse, animalcruelty, endangered, suffering, law, GoodNews )

Xil
- 940 days ago - thanhniennews.com
Provincial leaders have asked the police to cooperate with local agricultural and tourism agencies as well as authorities at the UNESCO heritage town to establish a special mission to arrest and duly punish any people from travel agencies and the bear far
Community of Rare Gibbons Found in Vietnam
Animals  (tags: Vietnam, rare, gibbons, discovered )

Tarequl
- 1134 days ago - thedailystar.net
The lively morning calls of a rare species of gibbon has led to the discovery of the only known "viable" community of the talkative primates in remote Vietnamese forests, conservationists said yesterday.
Elephant Tusks for Black Market Seized
Animals  (tags: poaching, elephants, Tanzania, Kenya, China, Nigeria, crates containing ivory, illegal airport smuggling, CITES, sign petitions, African elephant, Asian elephant, black market trade, ivory stockpiles, Vietnam, Asian black market, ivory trade ban )

Deb
- 1167 days ago - bellaonline.com
Victories in Kenya and Vietnam airports reveal a cautionary tale about the continued prevalence of black market industries manipulating around international trade mandates to facilitate the ongoing demand for elephant tusks.
Restaurant Raids Reveal Wildlife Crime Is Still Rampant in Vietnam
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildlife trade, Vietnam, protection, crime, cruelty, death, killed, killing, wildanimals, endangered, animalcruelty, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1189 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
In recent years, Vietnam has made a number of large wildlife seizures, but relatively few criminals in these cases have received strict punishments and almost none the maximum sentence of seven years imprisonment.
Conservationists Work to Save Hanoi's Famous Hoan Kiem Turtle
Animals  (tags: world, wildlife, protection, turtles, Vietnam, wildanimals, endangered, environment, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1273 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Hundreds of people are working around the clock to clean up a lake in the heart of Vietnam's capital in hopes of saving a rare, ailing giant turtle that is considered a sacred symbol of Hanoi.
Tiger Farming Fails Eco Cause
Animals  (tags: tiger farms, tiger cubs, breeding programmes, tiger trade, killed, vietnam, destruction )

Simone
- 1623 days ago - vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn
An investigation into tiger farming has found that the practice does not help the conservation of tiger populations in Viet Nam. Van Anh said there were signs, such as wear on tiger paw pads, that the tigers were from tiger farms.
 

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