Problem

Commercial exploitation of wild animals

Incidence:

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.

Strategies:
Using animals
Values:
Exploitation
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
03.06.2019 – 23:54 CEST