Miss your Downton Abbey pals? We found them on a mission for bears

By Barbara Kessler
Green Right Now

The days of locking up bears for life to extract their stomach bile (yes you heard that right) may be numbered.

Comedian/actor Ricky Gervais is reporting today about a bear bile farm in China where the owner has decided to quit the business and free the bears. This is a delicate matter, obviously, because the 130 bears won’t be able to fend for themselves in the wild, so the farm is being converted to a sanctuary and education center by Peace by Piece, a project of Animals Asia.

Perhaps the market for bile (ew), which is used in traditional medicine (the quackery end of that business), is waning.

You waited for it. Here’s your Downton fix.

Copyright © 2014 Green Right Now | Distributed by Noofangle Media




web stats



More Stories

Don't Miss

  • Career Connection
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Movie Listings
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Greek Peak Six Pack
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Discount Deals
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Video Center