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Unbelievable: Chinese Gov’t recommends injections containing bear bile to treat coronavirus

Despite a scientific consensus pointing to China’s wildlife trade as the most likely cause of the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s Government is currently touting a treatment containing bile milked from bears held in captivity. Bile is a digestive fluid produced by the liver and stored in the gallbladder. It is harvested using several techniques, all […]

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From top-down laws to individual actions – why policy change is important in conservation

When people hear the word “conservation”, a lot of times they may think of field work such as protecting habitats, anti-poaching efforts, helping species population recover and enforcing wildlife protection laws. However, changing legislation and policies is equally important to secure wild spaces and species. In many of the world’s most biodiverse nations, legal protection […]