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Is TikTok promoting the exotic pet trade?

You may have become familiar with exotic animal trends while scrolling through TikTok, as animals like foxes, raccoons, kinkajous, and monkeys have become a new kind of influencer. However, these viral videos can be incredibly dangerous as they entice the public to regard these animals as cute and cuddly, painting a very different picture to Read More…

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The great ‘techtonic’ shift: why now?

On the east bank of the brimming Pearl River rests Shenzhen, a southern Chinese city neighbouring Hong Kong. This little fishing town was only brought to life in 1979 when it became the first Special Economic Zone in China. Eight years later, it became the place that incubated Huawei, the world’s largest telecom equipment supplier Read More…