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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 […]

The Coronavirus Has Lessons For Journalists Covering The Climate Crisis

4 Mins Read By: Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope Earth Day’s 50th anniversary serves as a moment to reflect on how to more rigorously cover the climate story. The coronavirus pandemic is a tragic reminder of just how essential fact-based, outspoken journalism is, especially in times of crisis. Without it, people die. In China, the lack of an independent press […]