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Heartbreaking Pictures of a Terrified Circus Monkey Lay Bare China's Problem With Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: circus, circuses, china, animals, animal welfare, animal cruelty, monkey )

Scooby
- 15 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Still chained to the tiny bicycle he is being forced to ride, a monkey cowers by a wall, shuddering as his trainer approaches wielding a whip.
Celebrity Bear Who Symbolised Fight Against Cruel Torture of Bile Farms Dies in Embrace With Women Who Rescued Him
Offbeat  (tags: Oliver, bear bile, farms, china, sad news )

Scooby
- 33 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A charismatic and inspirational moon bear who became a symbol of the animal welfare movement in China after surviving 30 years of captivity on a bile farm has died after beating overwhelming odds to live out the final years
US and China Leaders in 'Historic' Greenhouse Gas Emissions Pledge
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, environment, globalwarming, CO2emissions, greenhouse gas, China, USA )

Ray
- 35 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China and the US have unveiled new pledges on greenhouse gas emissions, as the leaders of the two countries met for talks in Beijing.
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 )

Scooby
- 62 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 )

Scooby
- 76 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
- 84 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
- 195 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
- 233 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
- 235 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
- 237 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
- 248 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
- 258 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
- 298 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
- 330 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 )

Barb
- 333 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...
 

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