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31 endangered species added to UN protection list

The 11th Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) has ended in Quito with a decision to include 31 endangered species in its list, the executive secretary of the convention, Bradnee Chambers, said.

Shashi Tharoor awarded for working towards animal protection

Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor has been awarded by PETA-India for his contribution to the protection of animals, the animal rights body said Friday.

People pledge to save dolphins from captivity

In order to save dolphins from captivity in India, several people Tuesday pledged to never visit any facility which holds dolphins and other cetaceans in captivity.

China mulls first animal protection law

At a wildlife park outside Beijing a dozen lions battle over a live chicken thrown into their enclosure by a tourist -- who has paid four dollars for the privilege.