Bile farmers decimate wild bears

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Update: April, 10/2017 – 18:00

A moon bear caged in a village during the surveys. It was reportedly trapped in a wire snare in 2015 near the Laos-Việt Nam border. — Photo courtesy of Centre for Environment and Rural Development

HÀ NỘI — The country’s wild bear population has declined sharply over the past 20 years, according to recent surveys carried out in 22 protected areas.

The surveys were part of a three-year collaborative project by the Centre for Environment and Rural Development at Vinh University with the support of the conservation and animal welfare organisation Free the Bears and Animals Asia. Tiếp tục đọc “Bile farmers decimate wild bears”