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Chinese Boat Crashes in Protected Coral Reef... With Thousands of Illegally Killed Pangolins on Board

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Double trouble It was already bad enough that a Chinese boat crashed into the Tubbataha reef, a protected coral reef off the coast of the Philippines, but what the coast guard found inside increased massively the size of the environmental disaster: 400

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Agnes N (703)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 4:01 pm
from theguardian
Chinese vessel on Philippine coral reef caught with illegal pangolin meat

. (0)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 4:04 pm
Good for them. They lost their boat, hopefully lose the licence. It's the chance you take when you involve yourself in an unethical, illegal act.

Christeen Anderson (371)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 5:00 pm
Surely we can issue a greater punishment.

Lynn D (0)
Friday April 19, 2013, 4:16 am
Interesting critter, have NEVER seen any thing about it before and the Chinese need to learn to eat other things! They're just destroying so much animal and sea life, shame on them!

Past Member (0)
Friday April 19, 2013, 5:23 am
happy to know

Past Member (0)
Friday April 19, 2013, 5:25 am
not all but few chinese are crual

Mary S (1)
Friday April 19, 2013, 6:17 am
Think these people could be sold on the idea that they were dangerous to their health???????

Tammy B (9)
Friday April 19, 2013, 7:07 am

Suzanne L (99)
Friday April 19, 2013, 9:37 am
Mary S. has the right idea. New evidence suggests pangolin meat will cause infertility, cancer, and early onset alzheimers.

Kathleen R (138)
Friday April 19, 2013, 1:10 pm

Birgit W (160)
Friday April 19, 2013, 4:12 pm
Read this article already. This is just evil.

Anne K (139)
Friday April 19, 2013, 7:19 pm
Read this on yahoo news the other day and shared with coworkers. Wish it were on major TV network news!

Sheila D (28)
Friday April 19, 2013, 7:27 pm
What a tragedy; for the coral and for the pangolins. The people involved should all be thrown in jail forever. But, as the article points out, these are probably only the middle men. We just need stronger laws, world wide.

Patricia N (9)
Friday April 19, 2013, 10:42 pm
Good Old China......their population will really go down when all the animals and fish are gone. Unfortunately, ours will too. We should all learn to eat insects for protein....especially cockroaches. So many we would never run out of them.

Kerrie G (116)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 6:56 am
Noted, thanks.

. (0)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 8:07 am
I hope they loose their license to fish.

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 8:25 am
Noted thanks

Ruth C (87)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 11:08 am
Yes, their boat crashes but, the animal's live's were still lost.

Klaus Peters (14)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:17 am
Surely, Chinese will never admit that they are destroying our planet. However, they will have to admit that after they have killed every creature on earth for 'Traditional Medicine' that they will have to resort to canibalism and eat each other. Already the poor ones are being sacrificed in one way or another. Life is cheap for the poor in China, but it also means a death sentence for the profit of a few communist officials / cum, become capitalists. Every tyranny or dictatorship will end in absolute humiliation, sooner or later. History!

Melania Padilla (122)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 3:34 pm
So sick of chinese killing everything! They should live in a planet with no living organisms, except for themselves.
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