Bears That Inspired ‘Adorable’ Korean Paralympic Mascot Live In Caged Captivity

By: ELISE HU (NPR)   On this farm in Dangjin, South Korea, hundreds of bears live in these cages for 10 years until they are slaughtered for their bile. Conditions for bears used to be far worse. Elise Hu/NPR When South Korea's mountain town of PyeongChang hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games next year, a white tiger and …

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Can Tho becomes bear farm free province in Vietnam

Can Tho provincial authorities, in collaboration with Free the Bears, transferred an Asiatic black bear that was voluntarily given up by its owner, to the Cat Tien Bear Rescue Center. This bear was the last captive bear held in Can Tho, marking Can Tho as the 22nd bear farm free province in Vietnam.   This …

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Sharing Natural Habitat with Moon Bears

A welcome image...welcome words NOTE: Thank you for this coverage, thank you to bizwire writerM. H. Lee - a pleasant surprise as the media has not always embraced this matter well. Thank you sincerely. SEJONG, May 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The paradigm to restore the population of the endangered Asiatic black bear (also known as the Asian …

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“Let a bear shit in the woods”

Kelly Frances "Let a bear shit in the woods" - Jill Robinson MBE, Dr med vet hc, Hon LLD Founder & CEO http://www.animalsasia.org The formidable Ms Robinson doesn't mince words, and she has a point, a simple, powerful point: let nature be nature. Refreshingly, her words resonated at a conference on the Sixth Mass Extinction …

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