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Tiger That Putin Released Into the Wild Only for It to 'Defect' to China Is Now Feasting on Chickens Over the Border
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered, china, Russia, Putin, Siberian tiger, chickens )

Offline
- 9 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An endangered Siberian tiger released into the wild by Vladimir Putin has attacked a hen house in northern China and eaten five chickens.
Rhino Auctions to Be Held in S. Africa as Poachers Plague Park
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, South Africa, china, Vietnam, rhino horn, poachers, auction )

Offline
- 22 days ago - mobile.bloomberg.com
South African National Parks plans to auction rhinos this year as part of a plan to create protected populations of the endangered animals away from the Kruger National Park, an area the size of Israel where they are being poached.
UN Climate Summit: China Pledges Emissions Action
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, environment, globalwarming, China, USA, UN )

Ray
- 30 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China has pledged for the first time to take firm action to tackle climate change, telling a UN summit it aims to make deep emissions reductions by 2020.
Alpaca Gets a Cut and Blow Dry at Salon
Offbeat  (tags: alpaca, China, mohican haircut, cute )

Giana
- 141 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A fluffy alpaca is treated to a professional mohican haircut in China and he seems to be enjoying it!
Trying to Shield Endangered Animals From China's Appetites
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, endangered, China, wildlife )

Cher
- 179 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
- 181 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.
Pacific Naval Powers Sign Pact Aimed at Preventing Conflicts
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Arms, Asia, China, Conflict, Japan, Military, Navy, Politics, Robert Bridge, Security, USA )

Ray
- 184 days ago - rt.com
As US military action increases in the western Pacific, more than 20 countries became signatories to an agreement on Tuesday that establishes guidelines for communication, while hoping to halt military maneuvers in disputed areas.
Chinese Farmer Wears Almost Half a Million Bees
Offbeat  (tags: bees, China, farmer, million, bizarre )

Giana
- 194 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Beekeeper covers himself in bees to promote his honey.
China's Tiger Parks Under Fire From Conservationists, Animal Cruelty Experts
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, China )

Cher
- 204 days ago - miamiherald.com
A visit by a McClatchy reporter to China's two largest tiger farms, in the northern city of Harbin and in the southern city of Guilin, found animals in deplorable conditions. In both cities, merchants openly sold bone wine, despite a 1993 ban by China on
American Military Banned From Purchasing Flags Made in China
Offbeat  (tags: Army, China, Law, Military, Politics, Terrorism, USA )

Ray
- 244 days ago - rt.com
Any American flag purchased by the US Defense Department from now on will be legally required to have been made in the United States.
China to Build Titanic Replica--That 'Hits' Iceberg
Offbeat  (tags: China, Titanic, replica, theme park )

Dandelion
- 276 days ago - newser.com
I came across this article quite by chance. I'll leave it up to the reader on how they may feel about this. Have you ever wished you could have experienced what it was like to go down on the sinking Titanic? Now soon you'll be able to experience it.
Siamese Crocs! YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, siamese crocs, Steve Irwin, Steve-O, china, video )

BarbCat
- 279 days ago - youtube.com
Thinking of you, Steve-O! as I continue to do so every day! I miss and love you sooo much! I hope you'll be watchin' this video...
Release Tibetan Singers From Prison - Via Free Tibet Organisation
Offbeat  (tags: Tibet, China, Humans, Political Prisoners, Human Rights abuse, Oppression, Music News, Ethics )

Victoria
- 280 days ago - freetibet.org
In 2013, five singers in Tibet were jailed after writing and performing protest songs about Tibet. They joined other singers imprisoned in 2012 by the Chinese authorities occupying the country. Sign this global petition to release these people.
China Crushes Six Tons of Ivory
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ivory, China, destroyed )

Cher
- 291 days ago - theguardian.com
Officials in Guangzhou destroy confiscated ivory tusks and carvings in a bid to raise awareness of elephant poaching
China to End Mandatory Animal Cosmetics Testing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, China, testing )

Cher
- 291 days ago - greenerideal.com
And after much social, political and economic pressure, China's Food and Drug Administration finally announced their plans to phase out mandatory animal tests.
 

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