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China Wildlife Ban: Revised Law Continues Exploitation, Fails To Protect Animals

4 Mins Read On 19 November 2020, China closed the consultation for revision of its wildlife protection law even though the revised articles continue to threatens wildlife by allowing the exploitation of animals for other purposes like fur farming and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Back in February last year, the source of the COVID-19 pandemic was revealed to stem […]

Shenzhen Becomes First Chinese City To Ban Dog & Cat Meat

4 Mins Read The city of Shenzhen in China’s Guangdong province has become the first in the country to ban the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat. It follows the coronavirus outbreak that was linked to a seafood market in Wuhan that sold wild animals, which prompted national authorities to permanently ban the wildlife trade. Shenzhen […]