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China's Forest Privatization Move Threatens Pandas


Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, pandas, endangered, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

Cal
- 529 days ago - news.mongabay.com
China's decision to open up collective forest for sale by individuals to outside interests will put 345,700 hectares or 15 percent of the giant panda's remaining habitat at risk,warns...



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Jude Hand (58)
Friday February 8, 2013, 1:11 pm
I think China's current bottom line is showing all over the place.
 

Petra M. (252)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:00 pm
Noted, thanks Cal!
 

Anna Undebeck (203)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:54 am
Noted, thank you Cal.
 

Danuta Watola (1179)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 5:02 am
Noted
 

valda p. (13)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 5:17 am
Must be more money in it for them ,the panda's will go the way of all other animals in china,torture kill and end up in some weird and wonderful potion to help in their forever quest for something to help their obvious lack of libido.
 

Christeen Anderson (476)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 5:56 am
Please help save the pandas. Thank you.
 

John S. (297)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 6:23 am
Thanks.
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (43)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 7:50 am
Noted
 

Autumn S. (141)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:17 am
Note, thanks, Cal
 

samantha l (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:26 am
Noted!
 

June M. (98)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:37 am
noted..thanks Cal
 

Natasha Salgado (511)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:18 am
Noted. I'm surprised there's many Panda's left. Actually i'm more surprised that they have not started eating them. Give it time. Thanks.
 

g d c. (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:19 am
ty
 

Sandi C. (237)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:43 am
noted.
 

pam w. (191)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 10:01 am
If Republicans had their way....THIS would be OUR story....sell the parks & let BIG MONEY run the country!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 10:08 am
thank you
 

Gabriele R. (29)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 10:52 am
thank you for the article,noted
 

Laurie S. (73)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 11:14 am
Thanks for posting!!
 

Carol D. (104)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 11:41 am
I would have thought China had enough money as they are lending to everyone else and would not have to do this but then we all know China does not care about animals They only see them as meat or medicine

noted thank you
 

LMj Sunshine (121)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 12:03 pm
Thank you.
 

janet f. (29)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:34 pm
China is up their old shenanigans again.
 

Antiope K. (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 3:02 pm
Noted! Thank you!!
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 3:06 pm
I loathe filthbag Asia. They are determined to kill all animals and totally destroy the environment.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 3:39 pm
I totally agree with Carol D.. I'm surprised that they haven't eaten them all by now.
 

Dianne D. (453)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:13 pm
When will humans learn. Look at Haiti, who has sold off all of their forest. They now have nothing. No forest, no animals - nothing!!! That is so stupid.
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 12:56 am
This is a great pity that they feel they have to do this. It's easy to destroy forests, not so easy to restore them.
 

Nimue P. (220)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 1:24 am
They won't let the pandas be destroyed, they make way too much money out of selling them to other countries for zoos, or loaning them out to zoos temporarily.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 6:30 am
They had no compassion for the little girl that was being run over by a truck last year, you think they are going to care about Animals!?
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 8:40 am
noted
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 1:20 pm
I can't stand it that the Chinese have to be consistently watched.
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 1:53 pm
Shame!!!!
 

Jarmila Bernathova (24)
Friday February 15, 2013, 8:45 am
shame on china , noted ty
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Monday February 18, 2013, 10:13 am
Thanks
 

Yvonne F. (163)
Monday March 18, 2013, 9:31 am
My Godness! When will the negativ news from China end? Don't they ever do something good?
Greatt post, Cal! Thanks
 
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