04 November 2015

Animals Asia rescues 33 bears to end bear bile farming in Vietnam hotspot

Animal welfare charity Animals Asia has ended bear bile farming in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam after rescuing an unprecedented 33 bears in 6 months.

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03 November 2015

"Saving animals by killing them is every bit as insane as it sounds"

What I am about to write is so obvious that it shouldn’t need reiterating. But I’ll say it and next time you read someone arguing that their blood lust is actually an act of conservation you can respond accordingly.

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02 November 2015

The video that proves even an orphaned bear cub can be happy again

He lost his mother as a cub and was sold by the hunter who killed her – and was destined to fall victim to the live animal trade until he was rescued by Vietnam’s Forest Protection Department.

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30 October 2015

Last Quang Ninh bear rescue - live timeline

Animals Asia's bear rescue team is on the road once more - bringing back the last bear, from the last bear bile farm in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. Follow it live.

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30 October 2015

Final bear rescue sees bile farming ended in Vietnam province

Today bear bile farming ends in Quang Ninh, Vietnam – as animal welfare charity Animals Asia rescues the last bear in the province and closes the last bile farm.

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29 October 2015

China loves moon bears – the 1,000km cycle ride to raise awareness of bear bile farming

This summer, 10 cyclists from the Shell Cycling Club at Beijing Technology University embarked on a ride to raise awareness of bear bile farming.

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28 October 2015

Asia’s live markets are western slaughterhouses with glass walls

What would you do if you were confronted with a situation which could only be the work of a force which appears so evil it is impossible to comprehend?

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27 October 2015

"If Quang Ninh bear bile farms can fall – then they all can"

Quang Ninh’s bear bile farmers were rich, powerful and well-connected – now they’re out of business. It’s a victory that provides a blueprint to end all bile farming in Vietnam, says Animals Asia.

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