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Lifting Chinese tiger trade ban a death sentence for wild tigers say WWF and TRAFFIC
...7 instances of tiger bone wine for sale on Chinese auction
websites, with one seller offering a lot of 5,000 bottles. And demand for big cat skins as status symbol clothing, particularly in China's Tibetan Autonomous Region, is increasing, with about 3 percent of Tibetans in major towns claiming to own tiger...
Triple threat: World fin trade may harvest up to 73 million sharks per year
...oriously secretive. But we were able tap into fin auction
records and convert from fin sizes and weights to whole shark equivalents to get a good handle on the actual numbers," says lead author Shelley Clarke, Ph.D, an American fisheries scientist based in Hong Kong and Japan. A team of researchers calculat...
Survivors to revisit the polio scare
... creative: Weller purchased a $15,000 autoclave at auction
for $25, and two craftsmen in the building built them some primitive equipment. Virology then and now For decades, no one knew what poliovirus looked like, since viruses cannot be seen under a microscope. In 1985, a team led by James Hogle of Har...
New monkey species name to be auctioned
...ies, announced today a one-of-a-kind international auction
for the right to name an entire species of monkey. The online auction
runs from Feb. 24th to March 3rd, and will be hosted by Charity Folks ( www.charityfolks.com ), an o...
Leibniz prizewinners 2005
...adictory economic decision-making patterns. Online auction
sites and markets are a focal point of his researc...to analyse the strategic bidding behaviour and the auction
rules of Internet platforms and has in this way made highly complex real-life markets accessible to ...
Yearling horse auction to benefit equine research
...arlings begins with inspections at 10 a.m. and the auction
begins at 2 p.m. "Our 2004 auction
will feature yearlings registered with the Jockey Club and the Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Associ...