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Category Archives: Wildlife

Be a ‘Bear Hero’

Everyone can be a ‘Bear Hero’ by not buying or consuming bear bile and encouraging others to do the same. For Vietnam Bear Day, TV news anchor Hoai Anh found … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Barely believable in the 21st Century

The first thing you notice before your eyes have adjusted to the gloom is the strong musky smell. But no matter how strong the distinctive bear aroma, perhaps the most … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tiger farming in Viet Nam – what is it really like?

Commercial farming of tigers is nothing more than thinly disguised wildlife trafficking that’s officially sanctioned by the Vietnamese Government. While tiger farming is presented as “conservation”, the facts of the … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment