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Sickening Images of Abused Dogs Used for Experiments at Xi'An Medical University Go Viral Online
Offbeat  (tags: china, dogs, animal abuse, experiments )

Scooby
- 507 days ago - shanghaiist.com
A medical school in Xi'an is facing allegations of animal abuse after an animal rescue team posted photos showing a pack of injured dogs with their mouths bound shut, their arms and legs tied, their bellies cut open and their chests charred
China to Develop Animal Welfare Standards
Offbeat  (tags: Cvma, china, animal standards, good news, welfare )

Scooby
- 529 days ago - thecattlesite.com
Chinese veterinarians have started drafting the country's first welfare standard for the farming and slaughter of livestock and poultry, according to the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association.
Loggers in China Destroying Parts of Panda Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: Loggers, china, sanctuary, pandas, china )

Scooby
- 555 days ago - uk.mobile.reuters.com
Loggers in China's southwest are destroying sanctuaries home to endangered giant pandas, environmental group Greenpeace said in a report on Wednesday, defying efforts by conservationists and tougher forestry.
Rapid Decline of Chinas Wetlands Threatens Mass Extinction for Rare Birds
Offbeat  (tags: mass, migration, china, asia, wetlands, birds, rare, birds )

Scooby
- 556 days ago - chinadialogue.net
Loss of coastal wetlands during ChinaâEUR(TM)s prolonged boom has contributed to a collapse of numbers of migratory birds in East Asia.
Duchess of Cambridge Dazzles in Queen Mother's Tiara as She Is Given Pride of Place at Buckingham Palace Banquet Top Table Along
Offbeat  (tags: queen mother, tiara, buckingham palace, banquet, china, queen, guards, london, uk )

Scooby
- 556 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The Duchess of Cambridge left Kensington Palace for the state banquet held in honor of Chinese president Xi Jinping at Buckingham Palace with her husband Prince William dressed in red and the Queen Mother's tiara this evening.
Prince William Urges Chinese to Stop Buying Ivory and Rhino Horn
Offbeat  (tags: Duke of Cambridge, prince William, speech, royal, ivory, china, video, poachers, elephants )

Scooby
- 557 days ago - theguardian.com
Duke of Cambridge uses speech hours before Chinese president Xi JinpingâEUR(TM)s UK state visit to campaign against trade in illegal wildlife products.
15 Interesting Panda Facts
Offbeat  (tags: pandas, china, eastern asia, animals, culture, environment, photos, world )

Lone
- 564 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Pandas are some of the worldâEUR(TM)s most beloved animals and probably the most recognizable. Native to Eastern Asia, these beautiful creatures are nearly extinct due to poaching, low procreation rates and loss of habitat.
Now That His Campaign Has Tanked, Chris Christie Finds Himself Another Gig in China!
Offbeat  (tags: Chris, Christie, traffic, Jam, China, George, Washington, Bridge )

Sam
- 567 days ago - yahoo.com
World's Worst Traffic Jam: The G4 Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway
HISTORIC: The World Just Took One Huge Step Forward For Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, poaching, ivory, USA, china, ban )

Scooby
- 579 days ago - thedodo.com
In a move already being hailed as " historic," U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping agreed to ban ivory sales in their respective countries on Friday.
Whale Shark Butchered Alive
Offbeat  (tags: China, whale shark, butchered, sad news, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 629 days ago - fijitimes.com
AS the world continues to reel over the death of Cecil the lion, disturbing footage has emerged of more animal cruelty taking place, this time with the gruesome butchering of a giant whale shark âEUR" while it's still alive.
China to Deport 11 Foreign Tourists After Some Watched Genghis Khan Video
Offbeat  (tags: asia, china, freedoms, politics, Genghis Khan, detained, deported )

Naoko
- 651 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
China will deport nine foreign tourists whom it detained last weekend, apparently after some of them said they watched a documentary on Genghis Khan in their hotel room, a spokesman for two of the tourists said Saturday.
Revealed, the Hero of the Chinese Dog Meat Festival: How One Widow Spent £45,000 and Defied Death Threats to Save 800 Canines
Offbeat  (tags: China, dogs, hero, saves, rescues, dog meat festival )

Scooby
- 667 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
You can smell the Common Home For All dog shelter in Tianjin, northeast China before you see it.
China Ready to Set Out Climate Pledges, Says Li
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate-change, globalwarming, pollution, environment, China )

Ray
- 668 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China is set to reveal how much it intends to cut its carbon emissions by beyond 2020, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said.
The Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Con: The Top Make-Up Brands Testing on Animals Abroad (and the Ones You CAN Trust)
Offbeat  (tags: Cosmetics, EU, animal testing, loopholes, make up, china, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 669 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
When the EU banned cosmetics that had been tested on animals in 2013, there was a collective sigh of relief from pet-lovers everywhere.
The Day My Dog Was Cooked for Dinner
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Dogs, dog-meat festival, China )

Ray
- 671 days ago - bbc.co.uk
This week about 10,000 dogs and a number of cats were killed at an annual dog-meat festival in south-western China, to celebrate the longest day of the year. For the BBC's Juliana Liu it was a reminder of one of the most traumatic days of her childhood,

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