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Common Dreams
06/21/2016

Climate advocates are praising the Chinese government's new dietary guidelines designed to cut meat consumption in half—which would reduce the country's livestock-related carbon emissions by 1 billion tons by 2030.

The Guardian
06/20/2016

The Chinese government has outlined a plan to reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, in a move that climate campaigners hope will provide major heft in the effort to avoid runaway global warming.

Seeker
06/17/2016

HK Express, a Hong Kong airline, recently announced that it will prohibit large consignments of shark fins being shipped as cargo, exemplifying a growing effort among not only airlines, but also container shipping lines, to stop the often illegal practice of shark finning.

Planet Experts
06/16/2016
The Nation
06/13/2016

The “Ivory Free Thailand” campaign kicked off on Monday, with renowned international martial arts actor Tony Jaa and National football team coach Kiatisuk "Zico" Senamuang joining WildAid and WWF-Thailand to urge Thais to go “ivory free” and help put an end to the relentless slaughter of African elephants for their tusks.

The "Ivory Free Thailand" campaign is calling on consumers to never buy, own or accept ivory as gifts.

Times Live
06/08/2016

Did you know that 80% of black South Africans said they would be “very sad” if wild rhinos were to become extinct in the wild?

If you did not‚ you are probably not alone.

Traditionally the rhino poaching crisis has been viewed as a wealthy‚ white South African concern‚ but a new anti-rhino poaching campaign is out to debunk that myth.

The campaign‚ recently launched by conservation organisation WildAid‚ has called on black celebs to back the fight against poachers in a series of television and billboard adverts.

The Christian Science Monitor
06/02/2016

Yao Ming has become a hero for both basketball fans and animal lovers alike.

The Washington Post
05/27/2016

An updated set of dietary guidelines just released by the Chinese government could be a boon not only for public health, say some environmentalists, but also for the environment. They’re arguing that the new recommendations have the potential to reduce China’s meat consumption, or at least slow its growth, which can help save land and water resources and put a substantial dent in global greenhouse gas emissions.  

The Huffington Post
05/21/2016

The footage of a mountain of ivory going up in flames in Kenya last month was seen around the world, and was a clear sign from the country that it would be tackling illegal wildlife trade.

New York Times
05/21/2016

The actress Elizabeth Hurley traveled to Nairobi from London a few weeks ago to witness the Kenyan government burn 105 tons of poached ivory, saying she “felt sickened to watch the great pyres.”

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