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Ivory carvers want craft preserved

The trade in illegally sourced material will be banned by the end of the year, resulting in job losses and the death of ancient expertise, as Yang Wanli reports.

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City’s fortunes inextricably linked to those of giant pandas

Chengdu, already a top draw card for visitors from around the world with its giant pandas, expects even more tourists to flood in as panda and other tourism facilities continue to be upgraded.

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US sees another side of China through wildlife

Born in China,a Chinese-American wildlife documentary coproduction, has been offering US moviegoers a feast for the eyes and food for thought since opening in US theaters a day before Earth Day, April 22.

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Famous faces head to Sichuan research base

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton flew to see the pandas in Chengdu in early April before the F1 Chinese Grand Prix, as he believed the pandas would bring him luck.

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Planned tourism routes to offer view of pandas in the wild

Most people who have seen live giant pandas have done so at a zoo. Some are lucky enough to visit panda breeding centers in Sichuan province.

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Bao Bao says ‘bittersweet’ bye bye to US

For Dennis Kelly, director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, seeing giant panda Bao Bao leaving for China on Tuesday was “bittersweet.”

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