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  1. News - China - SCANDAL

    Top zoology academic embroiled in sex tape scandal suspended

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 01:16pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com The vice president of an academic institute in Yunnan Province has been suspended after screenshots of video footage showing him having sex with his young colleague went viral online. The sex scandal erupted last Tuesday when an anonymous blogger posted nude pictures of Wang Wen, vice president of Kunming Institute of Zoology, on an online forum, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1406815/top-zoology-academic-embroiled-sex-tape-scandal-suspended
  2. News - China - CONSERVATION

    Chinese sturgeon on the brink of extinction

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:44am by Staff Reporter

    ... their patten of reproduction, said Xie Yan, a researcher at the Institute of Zoology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. "Wild animals must have a complete living environment and the dam has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1592647/sturgeon-brink-extinction
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Edinburgh Zoo fears giant panda Tian Tian may have lost her cub

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... and hormone tests showed that "something may be amiss". "The evidence suggests that this may be bad news," said Iain Valentine at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. He said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583877/edinburgh-zoo-fears-giant-panda-tian-tian-may-have-lost-her-cub
  4. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Hong Kong zoo animals 'need laws to protect their psychological welfare'

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by SARAH KARACS

    ... animals, including those at the government-run Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens, are not protected by legislation beyond an animal cruelty ordinance and a public health law from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583962/animal-welfare-laws-lag-behind
  5. News - World - NATURE

    Pangolins are being 'eaten to extinction': conservationists

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 12:02am by AFP

    ... the other co-chair of the specialist group based at the Zoological Society of London. Conservationists want to save the pangolin from the dinner table and the annals of extinction as they are highly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562245/pangolins-are-being-eaten-extinction-conservationists
  6. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Small cages and nothing to do: Hong Kong Zoo animals 'trapped in the 19th century'

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Zoo's animals are 'trapped in 19th century' At more than 140 years old, Hong Kong zoo is home to almost 400 animals, including three-year-old twin orang-utans and one very bored-looking sloth. Little seems to have changed since the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens' inception in 1871, according to the Society ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575582/zoos-animals-are-trapped-19th-century
  7. News - World - CONSERVATION

    On fast track to extinction: cheetahs smuggled as trophy pets for Gulf’s rich

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:44pm by GDN

    ... Arabia. "Huge numbers of cheetahs appear to die in transit," said Mitchell, a coordinator for a conservation programme that is run by the Zoological Society of London and the Wildlife ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555395/fast-track-extinction-cheetahs-smuggled-trophy-pets-gulfs-rich
  8. News - World - NATURE

    How electric eels got their power: DNA map reveals creature’s secrets

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... Gallant, professor of zoology at Michigan State University in the United States, said. There are hundreds of species of electric fish, with varying degrees of electric power. Those like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541902/how-electric-eels-got-their-power-dna-map-reveals-creatures-secrets
  9. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... at the academy's Kunming Institute of Zoology, warned that any study would require not only the subject's consent, but also approval from the government. "The biggest challenge to such a study ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1545137/corruption-all-mind
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    British scientists modify mosquitoes to breed mostly males, in fight against malaria

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:28pm by GDN

    ... in zoology at the University of Oxford, described the research as "super cool work"and said: "This has important implications for limiting the spread of malaria." Dr Thomas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530276/british-scientists-modify-mosquitoes-breed-mostly-males-fight-against

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