Zero Tolerance On Tiger Trade (Updated) The International Tiger Forum in Russia, 21-24 November 2010, presents an opportunity for heads of state to reverse the fortunes of wild tigers, turn words into action and end the tiger trade. EIA’s new report details the urgent enforcement actions required to give the tiger a fighting chance Open [...]
A deadly game of cat and mouse In the run up to the Year of the Tiger, China is failing in its duty to protect endangered species, with tiger skins and bones being illegally bought and sold across the country, and many enforcement agencies turning a blind eye.
Tiger farming is extremely risky and could have severe consequences for remaining wild tiger populations, according to a recent review by the Environmental Investigation Agency. The new document, which looks at many of the arguments put forward by supporters of tiger farming, highlights the false assumptions used by pro-trade advocates, and shows that the complexity [...]
The need for effective enforcement to combat the Asian Big Cat skin trade. This briefing describes undercover work in China in June 2008 when EIA found 14 shops offering Asian big cat skins for sale, including 9 whole snow leopard skins, 13 whole leopard skins, 5 pieces of leopard skin trim, and a whole tiger [...]
A briefing calling upon Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) to acknowledge that environmental crime, including wildlife crime, is a form of serious transnational organised crime and to adopt appropriately stringent measures to tackle it effectively.