Commercial exploitation of wild animals


In China, black bears are kept for their entire lives in confining cages no bigger than transport crates so that their bile gland can be pierced and drained weekly to produce a form of Chinese medicine. An estimate of bears subject to this treatment in the mid-1990's is around 40,000.

Using animals
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST