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Bear Bile Extraction

Nanning Diary: Turning a Bear Bile Farm Into a Sanctuary, Peace by Piece

Jill Robinson | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Jill Robinson

This was field work in the raw, where six bears were going to be anesthetized and examined -- undergoing procedures to remove pain they had been suffering for years.

Vietnamese Bear Bile Farmer Joins Growing Movement as He Turns His Back on Cruel Trade

Jill Robinson | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green
Jill Robinson

This story highlights the growing conflict in the broader farming industry, that hurting the animals they raise, is hurting the farmers themselves.

China's Rapidly Growing Animal Welfare Movement

Jill Robinson | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Jill Robinson

Progress such as this enforces the notion that change can only happen when the people of the country support the change.

Beginning a New Life: Six Endangered Bears Rescued From Illegal Chinese Farm

Jill Robinson | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Jill Robinson

Most bears on bile farms are kept in tiny cages. Of the six rescued last month, Peter was trapped in the smallest cage -- measuring just 3 feet long and one foot wide. Some bears on farms are put into cages as cubs and never released.

Tonics Company Blasted For Gruesome Bear Bile Extraction Methods

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green

SHANGHAI (AP) — A storm of criticism in China over share listing plans by a company that sells tonics made with bear bile is highlighting the increa...