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Coronavirus outbreak slashes China’s carbon emissions by 100 million metric tonnes

While China is still reeling from the deadly spread of the Covid-19, the planet is enjoying a breather as the country’s carbon emissions have dropped drastically over the past two weeks. While economic activity in China usually resumes after the Lunar New Year holiday, which commences on January 25, the country’s lockdown has led to …

Indonesian market ignores coronavirus warning and continues to sell bats

Vendors at a famous Indonesian market have gone against government warnings and continued to sell rats, bats and snakes. Officials ordered workers at the popular Tomohon Extreme Meat market on Sulawesi island to stop selling animals linked to the coronavirus outbreak.  “We’re also urging people not to consume meat from animals suspected to be carriers …

‘Go vegan to avoid virus’

Animal rights activists have urged the world to go vegan to avoid spreading dangerous viruses such as the new coronavirus. People for the Ethical Treatment for Animals (PETA) has made a plea to people across the globe following the outbreak of the SARS-like virus.  Experts believe coronavirus was transmitted to humans by animals originating from …

Quarantined coronavirus patients given TURTLE MEAT for dinner despite links to virus

Despite the links between coronavirus and wild animal consumption, a hospital in Wuhan has been serving turtle meat to its patients. Coronavirus was thought to be passed to humans through wild animals at an animal market which sold a huge selection of wild animals – including pangolins, bats, koalas and wolf cubs.  The virus has …

China’s illicit wildlife trade persists despite coronavirus claiming more than 1,367 lives

Even after Beijing banned the trade of wild animals on January 26, Chinese police has seized more than 38000 wild animals in nationwide crackdown. More than 1,367 people have succumbed to the deadly coronavirus or “COVID-19”- its new name, and more than 59,804 people in 28 countries around the world have been infected. Yet, some …

Animal trade is pushing the world towards an apocalypse

While no lessons were learnt with the SARS outbreak in 2003, the new Wuhan virus has jolted the world from its slumber as the repercussions of eating meat become evident. A virus that originated from the wet markets of Wuhan- the capital city of the Hubei province has once again triggered the debate of whether …

WHO declares coronavirus outbreak a ‘global public health emergency’

The WHO has declared the coronavirus outbreak a global emergency as the Wuhan originated virus spreads globally. Even as China grapples with the new infection, the novel virus that originated in a Chinese seafood market has spread to 18 other countries. The death toll in China has gone up to 213 and the virus has …

Chinese food market blamed for coronavirus outbreak sold koala, snake and wolf pup meat

A food market in Wuhan at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak was selling koalas, snakes and wolf pups for human consumption, it has been revealed. Huanan Seafood Market is in the centre of the city where the virus originated and Chinese officials have exposed the market for selling wild animals.  Coronivirus has now killed …

Coronavirus outbreak exposes dangers associated with animal trade

The new coronavirus outbreak has forced China to quarantine 35 million citizens yet again highlighting the risks wild animal trade pose to human health. China’s latest epidemic that has infected nearly 3,000 and killed 80 is another virus emerging from illegal wildlife trade. “The origin of the new coronavirus is the wildlife sold illegally in …