The weight of public opinion
Nearly every one of us has asked him or herself at one point if we,
the voices of public opinion, do actually have a voice. The following
article is a clear example that the more we voice our opinion, the
greater the likelihood it’s heard and taken into account resulting in
This article means hope for God’s creatures in the wild as a result
of the compassion of thousands of individuals.
Last Friday China postponed an auction that would have allowed
foreign companies to bid for licenses to hunt 289 wild animals from 14
different species, ranging from about US$200 for a wolf, the only
carnivore on the list, to as much as US$40,000 for a yak.
The reason for the postponed action was the negative response from
Internet users reacting beyond expectation.
According to Wang Wei, an official from the State Forestry
Association (SFA) and the auction's organizer, the goal of the auction
was to protect the environment, and that endangered species were not
under the hammer.
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