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China Admits Allowing Captive Tiger Skin Trade for First Time
Offbeat  (tags: China, allows, tiger skins, fur trade, sad news )

Marie
- 12 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
China has admitted for the first time ever that it permits the illegal trade of captive tigers' skins at an international convention, according to participants and officials.
China Ends Animal Testing Rule for Some Cosmetics
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, china, ends, some animal testing, shampoos, cosmetics )

Marie
- 23 days ago - mobile.nytimes.com
China has removed a controversial animal test requirement for some types of cosmetics, a move praised by animal rights advocates who hope it signals an end to a practice widely scorned elsewhere.
Sad News: Chinese City Holds Dog-Meat Festival Early to Avoid Animal-Rights Protests
Offbeat  (tags: Yulin, dog meat, festival, sad news, early, china )

Marie
- 35 days ago - theguardian.com
Yulin residents bring forward annual summer solstice festival as objections increase and Chinese lose taste for dog meat.
Pressure Grows to Ban Week-Long DOG-Eating Festival in China
Offbeat  (tags: Dog, eating, festival, sick, ban, china, Yulin city )

Marie
- 43 days ago - express.co.uk
Around 10,000 dogs are killed and eaten every year from June 21 at Yulin City. And the festival shows no sign of losing popularity, even in the face of added pressure to ban it from celebrities and government food safety experts.
Determined Pig Jumps From Moving Truck to Escape Slaughterhouse
Offbeat  (tags: Pig, lucky, escapes, slaughterhouse, truck, china )

Marie
- 45 days ago - metro.co.uk
This little piggy will not be going to market after escaping from a moving truck on the way to a slaughterhouse.
Alpaca Gets a Cut and Blow Dry at Salon
Offbeat  (tags: alpaca, China, mohican haircut, cute )

Giana
- 48 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A fluffy alpaca is treated to a professional mohican haircut in China and he seems to be enjoying it!
Grab A Duck Festival Branded Quackers By Animal Rightists
Offbeat  (tags: Ducks, china, dragon boat, festival )

Marie
- 49 days ago - romaniantimes.at
The organisers of a Dragon Boat Festival in China have drawn criticism from animal rights campaigners over a grab-a-duck contest staged as part of the festivities.
China Clamps Down on Bear Farms and Shark Fins
Offbeat  (tags: China, clamps down, bear farms, shark fin, good news )

Marie
- 64 days ago - m.watoday.com.au
Chinese wildlife faces a serious survival crisis, but the tide seems to be turning in support for protecting endangered species there.
Blokes Wired Up to Machines Which Simulate Pain of Childbirth - Can't Last 30 Seconds
Offbeat  (tags: Labour pains, men, pain, hurts, china )

Marie
- 71 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The old maxim goes that if men rather than women had to have babies, the human race would have died out long ago.
Philippines Charges Chinese Fishermen With Poaching Hundreds of Endangered Turtles
Offbeat  (tags: China, fishermen, arrested, philippines, sea turtles, endangered )

Marie
- 71 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Nine Chinese fishermen, who were arrested by Philippine officials off Half Moon Shoal in the Spratly Islands have been charged with poaching.
Great News! - China to End Mandatory Animal Testing for Cosmetics
Offbeat  (tags: China, bans, animal testing, great news, animals )

Marie
- 74 days ago - english.cntv.cn
Protecting the rights of animals has become a big issue in many countries, Chinese law currently requires all cosmetics products to be tested on animals -- meaning some international brands have stayed out of the mainland.
Trying to Shield Endangered Animals From China's Appetites
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, endangered, China, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 86 days ago - sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com
Conservationists have praised a recent decision by China's legislature to jail people who eat protected wild animals as an important step, but they note loopholes in other legal provisions that could undercut its effectiveness.
Law Change Is Good News for China's Moon Bears
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, laws, China, bears )

Cher Away
- 88 days ago - animalsasia.org
Animals Asia welcomes the closing of legal loophole in China which should ensure greater protection for wild Asiatic black bears - better known as moon bears.
Buried Alive: 100 Dogs Die While Just Four Survive Mass Stray Cull
Offbeat  (tags: China, stray dogs, sadness, buried alive, cruelty )

Marie
- 88 days ago - m.huffpost.com
Animal welfare campaigners in China are reported to have discovered hundreds of stray dogs - including several puppies - buried alive in a mass grave.
China to Jail Eaters of Endangered Wild Animals
Offbeat  (tags: China, jail, endangered, animals, eat, good news )

Marie
- 89 days ago - punchng.com
China's top legislature on Thursday passed an interpretation of the Criminal Law which will put eaters of rare wild animals in jail.
 

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