Tianzi Mountain is located in Zhangjiajie in the Hunan Province of China. Tianzi Mountain provides stunning views of peaks, which rise one after another. It is known as ‘the Monarch of the Peak Forest’. It covers an area of 67 square kilometers (about 16,550 acres), and the highest peak is 1,262 meters (about 4,140 feet) […]

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Since the 1980s when commercial exploitation of the Nile perch in Lake Victoria started, its fillets have been the premium product whose main market is in the European Union. Since 2017, the swim bladder of the Nile perch has emerged as a new product offering an unexpected resource to fishers, fish traders and fish processors. […]

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by Nita Bhalla as published on Reuters.com Kenyan families left destitute by the theft and slaughter of thousands of donkeys by criminal networks supplying skins for Chinese medicine are hitting back – with vigilante gangs. Over the past three years Kenya has become the epicenter of a fast-growing industry in Africa to supply donkey skins […]

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The World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognized traditional Chinese medicine for the first time on May 25, sparking widespread outcries from conservationists. The demand for wild animal parts in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a major driver of the illegal wildlife trade, encouraging the poaching of tigers, pangolins, rhinos, and more. This trade has decimated […]

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