Drink to Protest: Chinese Petitioners Attempt Suicide By Drinking Pesticide

Drink to Protest: Chinese Petitioners Attempt Suicide By Drinking Pesticide

This week in Beijing, there have been two separate mass suicide attempts by twelve petitioners in all. They decided to drink pesticide to protest the Chinese government ignoring their complaints. The protesters, from the provinces of Guizhou and Jiang, were attempting to draw attention to the alleged local government abuses they have suffered. The first […]

Elephant Exhibit at Oregon Zoo to Set New Standards for Pachyderm Care

Elephant Exhibit at Oregon Zoo to Set New Standards for Pachyderm Care

While a number of zoos across the country are closing their elephant exhibits by 2016, according to a Wall Street Journal report, Portland’s Oregon Zoo is building a replacement four times larger than the existing 1959 pachyderm barn. This ambitious project sets new standards in elephant care and is designed to be one of the most natural, moving and […]