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New report names Australia as 8th biggest importer of ejiao, a Traditional Chinese Medicine decimating donkey populations

Although this report came out in May, 2018, we wanted to focus more attention on burro/donkey issues worldwide, and wanted you to have an opportunity to read this. Source:  Humane Society International A new investigative report released today, World Donkey Day, by Humane Society International Australia explores the current state of China’s […]

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Donkey Sanctuary UK convinces ebay to stop selling ejiao (a traditional Chinese medicine) due to animal welfare disaster and health risks

Workers lay the skins of freshly killed donkeys out to dry in Dong’e, northeast China, where they will later be boiled to produce gelatin sold as a fad health and beauty tonic (Photo: George Knowles) Source: Indyonline.co.uk Ebay bows to West charity pressure Global giant eBay has bowed […]

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Brazil Debates Fate of Millions of Idled Donkeys

By Luciana Magalhaes as published on the WSJ.com “Plans to slaughter burros to capitalize on Chinese market for vivifying ‘ejiao’ upsets traditionalists” APODI, Brazil—The dependable donkey once did it all here in northeast Brazil, from hauling in the harvest to carrying children to remote schoolhouses. Now so many […]

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