India to ban repeat animal tests for drugs already approved abroad

Runa Mukherjee Parikh

Thousands of animal lives will soon be spared. After hearing from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) about the plight of animals sickened and killed during repeat preclinical toxicity experiments in India prior to new drug registrations for drugs already approved abroad, India’s Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi, was quick to share her concerns with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare …

IBNLive – Updated on: 5:15 pm, Aug 25, 2015 IST…


Thailand to crush 2 tons of illegal ivory (PHOTOS)

By Coconuts Bangkok

Thailand, one of the largest ivory markets in the world, is set to crush more than two tons of confiscated illegal ivory on August 26.

A total of 1,206 kilograms of ivory tusks and trinkets, seized by the Customs Department, were weighed, measured and cross-checked with existing records as part of a transparent auditing process …

Coconuts Bangkok – August 25, 2015 / 12:52 ICT…


Zimbabwean safari guide killed by lion in same park, home to Cecil

By Peta Thornycroft, Johannesburg

Quinn Swales was following the lion with a group of tourists on a walking safari of Hwange National Park on Monday when the lion pounced on him.

A Zimbabwean guide has been killed by a lion after escorting tourists on a walking safari (… ) in the country’s Hwange National Park, where Cecil the lion lived before he was killed (… ) … – 12:24 PM BST 25 Aug 2015…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (Aug 25, 2015)

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