A part of its emergency response to the coronavirus epidemic, China has been stepping up efforts ito disrupt the illegal wildlife trade and criminal networks involved - in recent days, however, a different tone has emerged
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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 […]
There is no escaping the fact that countries from which wild tigers have been wiped out or virtually wiped out in recent years – Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and China – are countries where the tiger has been valued solely for the sum of its body parts.