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Hong Kong Chicken Cull Begins After H7N9 Found

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January 28, 2014
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Hong Kong begins a mass cull of 20,000 chickens after the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus was discovered in poultry imported from mainland China.


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Britain: The Badger Cull

Britain: The Badger Cull

Deutsche Welle (Oct. 24, 2012) — The British government has postponed the decision for badgers to be culled as part of measures to protect cattle from bovine tuberculosis. Badgers are made responsible for the transmission of the disease and as many as 100,000 badgers could be culled. Every year, dairy farmers in Gloucestershire and Somersethave have to slaughter thousands of cows for bovine TB control. Although badgers are a protected species, Conservative Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has given the go-ahead for the cull. But the cull has angered animal rights activists as well as many British scientists. Their protests led to the postponement of the cull to the summer of 2013.
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Demonstrators Out to Deter Australia's Kangaroo Cull

Demonstrators Out to Deter Australia's Kangaroo Cull

AFP (June 8, 2012) — An authorized kangaroo cull begins in nine natural reserves around Canberra. Australia says they threaten the biodiversity, but animal activists go out nightly attempting to halt the killings.
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Hong Kong Starts Destruction of Nearly 30 Tonnes of Ivory

Hong Kong Starts Destruction of Nearly 30 Tonnes of Ivory

AFP (May 15, 2014) — Hong Kong begins destroying nearly 30 tonnes of ivory seized from smugglers, in the world's largest such operation. Duration: 00:58 Video provided by AFP
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Canadian Plan to Cull 140,000 Gray Seals Questioned by Biologists

Canadian Plan to Cull 140,000 Gray Seals Questioned by Biologists

CBC (Oct. 23, 2012) — The Senate's fisheries committee has endorsed a cull of 70,000 gray seals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence over a four-year period, in a bid to conserve cod stocks — although some biologists question the move.
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