What Is Swine Fever? 38,000 Pigs Killed As Virus Spreads To China

  China has culled more than 38,000 pigs in a bid to contain an outbreak of African swine fever that has also reared its head in...

China’s swine fever outbreak may spread in Asia, UN agency warns

  China’s deadly pig virus outbreak could spread to other Asian countries at any time, a United Nations agency has warned. The UN Food and Agriculture...

More protection needed for Chinese pangolins

  That's the message of scientists studying the decline of the scaly mammals in eastern China. Pangolins, or scaly anteaters, are considered to be the world's...

In China, Salmon is Salmon, Even if It’s Trout

  HONG KONG — For years, fish sellers in China have labeled something other than salmon as salmon, according to a local media report that...

It’s becoming impossible to import US lobster in China

  Island Seafood, a $40 million in annual sales lobster wholesaler that’s been operating on the Maine coast for over 20 years, got a distressing...

Rainbow trout can now be called salmon in China

  New rules introduced in China mean rainbow trout can now be labelled and sold domestically as salmon. Why? Because a media report earlier this year...

China’s push to export traditional medicine may doom the magical pangolin

  In a rescue center, the pangolin slowly wakes and uncurls, sniffing out a nighttime feast of ants’ eggs, then lapping it up with its...

10,000 Chinese fish experience freedom, but not for long

  Thousands of tiny fish released into a lake in northeastern China were recaptured just moments later as locals scooped them up, presumably to make...

Mysterious remains of extinct ape discovered in ancient Chinese tomb

  Scientists studying bones unearthed from an ancient tomb in China’s Shaanxi Province have discovered the remains of a new but totally extinct species of...

Mystery extinct ape found in ancient Chinese tomb

  An ape that is new to science has been discovered buried in an ancient tomb in China. The gibbon has already become extinct, suggesting humans...