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World Health Organisation's Recognition of Traditional Chinese Medicine Could Push Species Into Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: WHO, wildlife, Chinese medicine, protection, environment, animals )

- 17 days ago -
Failure to condemn use of animal parts in traditional remedies egregiously negligent and irresponsible, wildlife groups say
Panthera, EIA, Wildlife Conservation Trust Urge WHO to Condemn Traditional Chinese Medicine Utilizing Wild Animal Parts
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, animals, WHO, Chinese medicine )

- 26 days ago -
In a controversial decision questioned by wildlife scientists around the globe, the World Health Organization (WHO) is set to formally recognize Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for the first time at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva this week.
Will Mainstreaming Traditional Chinese Medicine Threaten Wildlife?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, Chinese medicine, conservation, protection )

- 178 days ago -
Conservationists worry that an upcoming World Health Organization decision may endanger animals.
China's Push to Export Traditional Medicine May Doom the Magical Pangolin
Offbeat  (tags: pangolins, Chinese medicine, wildlife, protection )

- 329 days ago -
Already almost wiped out in China, the pangolin is fast disappearing from the jungles of the rest of Asia and, increasingly, from Africa to supply ChinaâEUR(TM)s booming market in traditional medicine.
Dwindling Tigers Need Cover
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, killed, misguided reasons, chinese medicine, illegal wildlife, tragedy, humans )

- 3378 days ago -
Tigers are vanishing, and the illegal trade in their parts for use in traditional medicines is largely to blame. If it's hard to imagine that anyone would be willing to kill one of these exquisite creatures to use its penis in some half-cocked virility

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