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Law Change Is Good News for China's Moon Bears
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, laws, China, bears )

Cher
- 239 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.
China Crushes Six Tons of Ivory
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ivory, China, destroyed )

Cher
- 349 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
- 349 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.
China to Build Titanic Replica--That 'Hits' Iceberg
Offbeat  (tags: China, Titanic, replica, theme park )

Dandelion
- 334 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.
Ice Festival Builds Frozen Cityscape in North-East China - Video!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, ice festival, China )

Cher
- 350 days ago - theguardian.com
Artists and workers make their final touches to monolithic ice sculptures on Saturday ahead of an annual international ice festival in Harbin, north-east China
Trying to Shield Endangered Animals From China's Appetites
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, endangered, China, wildlife )

Cher
- 237 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.
China's Tiger Parks Under Fire From Conservationists, Animal Cruelty Experts
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, China )

Cher
- 262 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
Siamese Crocs! YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, siamese crocs, Steve Irwin, Steve-O, china, video )

Barb
- 338 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
- 339 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.
Rhino Auctions to Be Held in S. Africa as Poachers Plague Park
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, South Africa, china, Vietnam, rhino horn, poachers, auction )

Scooby
- 81 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.
Chinese Farmer Wears Almost Half a Million Bees
Offbeat  (tags: bees, China, farmer, million, bizarre )

Giana
- 253 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Beekeeper covers himself in bees to promote his honey.
American Military Banned From Purchasing Flags Made in China
Offbeat  (tags: Army, China, Law, Military, Politics, Terrorism, USA )

Ray
- 303 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.
   

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