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Nearly 400 Cats Rescued From Illegal Chinese Slaughterhouse After Tip-Off From Heartbroken Pet Owner
Offbeat  (tags: cats, rescued, China )

Jeri
- 129 days ago - newsweek.com
A group of animal activists in northeastern China has rescued hundreds of cats destined to be killed at an illegal slaughterhouse in Tianjin, according to the Humane Society International (HSI).
Wisdom Eyes   video
Offbeat  (tags: Nine Treasures, Wisdom Eyes, inner mongolia, China, music )

Sheryl
- 131 days ago - youtube.com
Nine Treasures a folk metal band formed in Beijing 2010. All members are from Inner Mongolia. All lyrics are sung in Mongolian. The music is good the video interesting, give them a listen.
How to Curb China's Illegal Wildlife Trade, From Tiger Bones to Totoaba Bladders
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, China )

Cher
- 142 days ago - independent.co.uk
A lot of the species that are most threatened on Earth right now are threatened because of demand for contraband animal products in China. Global collaboration and compromise may be key to solving the problem
China's Mixed Messages on the Global Trade in Endangered-Animal Parts
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife trade, wildlife, protection, China )

Cher
- 143 days ago - nytimes.com
With estimated total revenues of up to $23 billion a year, wildlife trafficking is now considered the world's fourth-most-profitable criminal trade after drugs, weapons and human trafficking
The Key to Stopping the Illegal Wildlife Trade: China
Offbeat  (tags: illegal wildlife trade, China, animals, environment, protection )

Cher
- 150 days ago - nytimes.com
The country is a critical market for animal contraband. Some scientists fear the official commitment to conservation may be wavering.
Explained: The Ban, How Parts Are Used, Points of Distribution
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, China, rhinos, tigersna, r )

Cher
- 167 days ago - indianexpress.com
China's Wildlife Protection Law formalises a permit system through which wildlife can be traded commercially and consumed on the acquisition of special permits
Siberian Tigers Move Actively Across China-Russian Border
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, Russia, China, wildlife, animals, environment, protection )

Cher
- 168 days ago - nation.com.pk
A China-Russia joint study has shown that 40 percent of Siberian tigers living in the two countries more frequently cross the border in recent years.
China Legalizes Rhino Horn and Tiger Bone for Medical Purposes
Offbeat  (tags: China, rhinos, tigers, medicine, legal, wildlife, protection )

Cher
- 172 days ago - nationalgeographic.com
In China, rhino horn and tiger bone may now be legally used in medical research or traditional medicine following a controversial announcement by the government this morning
UK's Top Envoy Makes 'Japanese Wife' Gaffe in China
Offbeat  (tags: China, UK, gaffe, stupid )

Naoko
- 263 days ago - japantoday.com
Britain's new foreign minister made an awkward debut in China on Monday when he sought to curry favor with his hosts by mentioning his Chinese wife, but accidentally referred to her as "Japanese".
This Day In History, June 3, 1989 Beginning Of Tiananmen Square Massacre   video
Offbeat  (tags: this day in history, June 3, 1989, Video, Youtube, Tiananmen Square Massacre, China, Bejing, Asia, Violence, Death, Democracy, bizarre, crime, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, society, unusual )

Fiona
- 320 days ago - youtube.com
Chinese troops storm through Tiananmen Square in the center of Beijing, killing and arresting thousands of pro-democracy protesters. The brutal Chinese government assault on the protesters shocked the West. Please note, comment, and forward.
The Bike Share Oversupply in China, Huge Piles of Abandoned and Broken Bicycles!
Offbeat  (tags: China, Bicycles, Abandoned, Bike Share )

Derek
- 390 days ago - theatlantic.com
Last year, bike sharing took off in China, with dozens of bike share companies quickly flooding city streets with millions of brightly colored rental bicycles. However, the rapid growth vastly outpaced immediate demand and overwhelmed Chinese cities.
Petition - Praise China's Fight Against Pollution
Offbeat  (tags: china, pollution problem, forest conservation, restoration, environmental protection, planting trees, carbon footprint, prevention of pollution, stronger protection )


- 409 days ago - forcechange.com
Encourage the restoration of millions of acres of forest in ravaged regions. One of the world's largest countries is doing its part in restoring our environment. As part of an ambitious plan to ensure up to one quarter of its lands are populatied by...
Dog Finds Way Back Home After Being Poisoned and Kidnapped By Dog Meat Dealers
Offbeat  (tags: dog owners, kidnapping, reunited with owner, dog cruelty, dog meat trade, china, escaping, back home, protection, safety )


- 423 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A beloved pet dog in China who was stolen by thieves and destined for the dog meat industry had a very lucky escape and managed to find his way home to his relieved owner after being missing for several days. The dog's guardian, Mr Xiao of Gaoping...
Petition - Success: China's Ban on Foreign Waste Could Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution
Offbeat  (tags: china, Plastic Waste, banned, ocean pollution, prevention, environmental protection, changing attitudes )


- 425 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud China for refusing to process world's garbage, opening up reforms for global waste recycling. China has recently banned 24 types of foreign waste imports, including electronic waste, unsorted papers, and household plastic waste, which could...
 

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