Philosophy

Vegetarian Ideal


Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
- Albert Einstein

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. - Howard Zinn

COMPASSION

Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live thoughtlessly and begins to devote himself to his life
with reverence in order to give it true value.
— Albert Schweitzer

6/07/2018

Frogs and Giant Salamander

  



A Chinese giant salamander about to be sent to the Shanghai World Expo. (File photo/China Times)

China's Giant Salamanders Pose a Conservation Conundrum - The ...

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/04/science/giant-salamanders-china.html
3 days ago - Most of the animals now are found on farms in China. Giant salamanders released recently into the wild are genetically distinct from those that ...

The 6-Foot Chinese Giant Salamander Is in Serious Trouble | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/story/the-6-foot-chinese-giant-salamander/
May 21, 2018 - The 6-foot-long, 140-pound Chinese giant salamander is a being that ... find them anymore is in the country's commercial salamander farms, ...

The Adorable Chinese Giant Salamander Is Slithering Toward Extinction

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/.../adorable-chinese-giant-salamanders-headed-towa...
May 21, 2018 - Throughout the exhaustive search, the researchers only located 24 Chinese giant salamanders in the wild. But it gets worse: After analyzing their genetics, says Turvey, it appeared that these salamanders were escapees or releases from commercial salamander farms, where millions of the creatures are grown for food.
May 21, 2018 - One living Chinese giant salamander from Guangxi Province. ... It also suggests that the farming and release of giant salamanders back into the ...

Chinese giant salamander: Home

https://chinesegiantsalamanders.org/
... a developing domestic market, an intensive salamander farming industry has ... Critically Endangered Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus, CGS).

Farming a threat to endangered Chinese giant salamander ...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150311210430.htm
Mar 11, 2015 - Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus) farms risk the extinction of wild salamander populations instead of supporting their conservation, a new study concludes. Wild salamanders are illegally poached to supplement farmed populations which often do not breed successfully.
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BBC - Earth - Amazing Chinese giant salamanders are bigger than you

www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150316-amazing-giant-chinese-salamanders
Mar 18, 2015 - Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus) (Credit: RBanimal/Alamy) ... The growing salamander farming industry is largely to blame, ...







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