After a four-year investigation, Hong Kong-based conservation group WildLifeRisk has exposed what...
by Mengyu Dong | Jul 3, 2012
Shark fin soup, a symbol of wealth and social status across China, is banned at state banquets. The decision, carried out by the central government, has been widely welcomed by environmentalists. From the New York Times:“This is...
by Melissa M. Chan | Feb 21, 2012
With the recent uproar about the inhumane practices of harvesting bear bile, celebrities, such as Yao Ming, have begun to speak out against animal cruelty. Animal welfare groups claim that this support from celebrities...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 13, 2011
Shark’s fin soup has long been considered a delicacy in Chinese communities around the world, served for special occasions and for honored guests. Yet the practice of cutting off the fin of live sharks and then throwing...
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