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China Toughens Laws on Eating Endangered Animals
Offbeat  (tags: China, law, endangered, animals, prison )

Scooby
- 255 days ago - independent.co.uk
The revised law concerns the purchase, production and selling of state-protected wild animals and their derived product
The Land Where Women Rule'
Offbeat  (tags: Women Rule, Mosuo tribe, China )

Ray
- 313 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China's Mosuo tribe has been living more or less in isolation for centuries - tucked away in the foothills of the Himalayas, on the shores of Lugu Lake.
Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB Beat China to Finish Second in Medal Table
Offbeat  (tags: Sport, Rio Olympics 2016, Medal Table, Team GB, China )

Ray
- 214 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Great Britain have finished second in the medal table at the Rio Olympics - and above sporting powerhouse China.
The War on Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, War, Poachers, Ivory, Africa, China, Asia )

Ray
- 329 days ago - bbc.co.uk
How the very existence of AfricaâEUR(TM)s elephants is threatened by poachers, traffickers and AsiaâEUR(TM)s appetite for ivory
Exeter Lecturer Helps Solve the Mystery of a Half Dolphin, Half Crocodile Creature Caught in China
Offbeat  (tags: Crocodile, Dolphin, China, Exeter, Fishermen )

Derek
- 329 days ago - exeterexpressandecho.co.uk
An Exeter University lecturer has helped shed some light on a viral video that appeared to show a mystery creature in China.Chinese fisherman got a shock when spotted the animal and their video has now been watch thousands of times online.
China Announces Ban on Ivory Trade By End of 2017
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory Trade, Banned, China )

Ray
- 81 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China has announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017.
One Man's Surprising Defiance on Chinese Legal Rights
Offbeat  (tags: Legal Rights, defiance, China )

Ray
- 81 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The year 2016 has been another grim year for those campaigning for human rights in China.
Beijing Park Dispenses Loo Roll Using Facial Recognition.
Offbeat  (tags: Loo Rool Dispenser, Facial Recognition, Temple Of Heaven, China )

Derek
- 3 days ago - bbc.in
A park in Beijing has installed toilet paper dispensers with facial recognition to stop visitors from taking too much loo roll, media reports say. Machines at the Temple of Heaven park scan visitors faces before dispensing a fixed length strip of paper.
   

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