Chinese government reportedly recommending bear bile injections to treat coronavirus

Chinese government reportedly recommending bear bile injections to treat coronavirus

The government of China is reportedly recommending a coronavirus treatment that includes bear bile. The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) reported today that a list of recommended treatments for the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 published by the Chinese government earlier this month includes injections of a traditional medicine called “Tan Re Qing,” which contains bear […]

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Conservationists set the record straight on COVID-19’s wildlife links

Conservationists set the record straight on COVID-19’s wildlife links

The World Health Organization has categorized the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a pandemicin light of its spread around the world. Ever since the first cases emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan last December, there’s been much speculation — and misinformation— about the origins of the virus. And while scientists suspect it may have […]

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As Guinea-Bissau records mass vulture deaths, poisoning is main suspect

As Guinea-Bissau records mass vulture deaths, poisoning is main suspect

Around 1,000 vultures have been found dead in Guinea-Bissau in the last two weeks, believed to have been poisoned. The birds, almost all critically endangered hooded vultures (Necrosyrtes monachus) were found in different locations across the country, with the majority near the towns of Bafata and Gabu. Initial details suggest that the birds were poisoned, […]

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