For centuries, macaque monkeys have been a ubiquitous entertainment fixture in Chinese cities,...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 8, 2013
Amid frequent bad news about wildlife issues in and involving China, LiveScience’s Tia Ghose...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 12, 2012
China Daily reported on Tuesday that, according to government figures, nearly ten billion tons of industrial wastewater and domestic sewage were poured directly into Guangdong’s rivers last year: More than 9.5 billion tons...
by Sophia Cao | Jul 31, 2007
China is not considered an animal-friendly country. One key reason is that people in South China has the custom of wildlife consumption. Chinadialogue features Walter Parham’s report “on the habit that locals just cannot kick – even after the SARS crisis.” The destruction of south China’s wildlife habitats started about 1,000 years ago, and still […]
by Gao Fei | Jun 12, 2007
At a CITIES conference, China proposed to re-legalize domestic trade of tiger parts from artificially-bred tigers. Conservationists fear that this would increase demand and encourage poaching. A decision will be made at the conference on Wednesday. From The Nation: Pressed by conservationists to shut down breeding farms housing some 5,000 tigers, China hinted Tuesday it […]
by Sophia Cao | Apr 28, 2006
From MSNBC (link): Chinese police have seized hundreds of bear paws and dead pangolins that smugglers had injected with tranquilizers, the official Yunnan Daily newspaper said on Thursday. Police in the southwestern province of Yunnan announced on Sunday that 20 members of a ring smuggling endangered animals had been arrested, the Web site of the […]