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Last refuge of rare fish threatened by Yangtze dam plans

Developers of hydroelectric plant have redrawn the boundaries of a crucial freshwater reserve for rare and economically important species. The last refuge for many of China’s rarest and most economically important wild fish has mere days to secure public support before it is trimmed, dammed and ruinously diminished, conservationists warned today. The alarm was raised(…)

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Last refuge of rare fish threatened by Yangtze dam plans

Developers of hydroelectric plant have redrawn the boundaries of a crucial freshwater reserve for rare and economically important species. The last refuge for many of China’s rarest and most economically important wild fish has mere days to secure public support before it is trimmed, dammed and ruinously diminished, conservationists warned today. The alarm was raised(…)

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Canada ‘racist’ for selling China seal meat, say Chinese activists

A Chinese group has called a new deal to market seal products from Canada’s Inuit community in China indicative of a ‘racist and cultural imperalistic attitude’ towards Chinese. Chinese animal welfare groups have accused the Canadian government of “racist bias” and “cultural imperialism” for selling their country seal products that have been banned by the(…)

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