That’s why last month EIA went to the 7th INTERPOL Environmental Crime Conference in Lyon. We were invited to present on what we thought the international police network could do to combat environmental crime. With the tiger summit looming, one of the things we proposed they could do (if they had the money!!) is establish “Tiger Desks”.
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 […]