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When 40 Tiger Cubs Are Found Frozen, Who’s to Blame?

Rows of frozen tiger cubs were displayed on a blue blanketĀ at a Buddhist temple west of Bangkok, Thailand this week. It’s hard to read the emotion of the onlookers in the photo — a mix of wildlife authorities, police officials, and photographers — because surgical masks cover half their faces. But I can only imagine […]

June 2nd

China Issues First Buddhist Edict Protecting Wildlife

Calling upon all Buddhists around the country, the China Buddhist Association has issued a landmark declaration for Buddhists to “obey rules and laws on wildlife protection, to refrain from participating in any killing or trade of wildlife.” Furthermore, the edict requests Chinese Buddhists to “refuse to buy and use wildlife products such as ivory and […]

January 13th