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Stop Stimulating Demand

A briefing for the 16th Conference of the Parties (CoP16) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) warning that discussion of ivory trading mechanisms stimulates demand and poaching

EIA online library for Hidden in Plain Sight report

EIA has cached many of the online resources referenced in our report Hidden in Plain Sight: China’s Clandestine Tiger Trade. These resources are available below for researchers and interest parties; most are in their original Mandarin, although we have provided some unofficial translations

Chinese language cover for the Hidden in Plain Sight report

隐藏在明处: 中国的秘密老虎贸易

尽管签署了旨在保护野生老虎并令它们在2022年达到双倍数量的全球倡议,中国政府部门已暗地里着手刺激国内老虎皮和身体部分的市场。在野外仅存的老虎只有3500只,然而有多于5000只老虎在中国的‘老虎繁育场’和‘动物园’被圈养繁殖。

Hidden in Plain Sight: China’s Clandestine Tiger Trade

Despite signing up to global initiatives seeking to protect wild tigers, doubling their number by 2022, departments in China have set about stimulating domestic markets for tiger skins and body parts. As few as 3,500 tigers survive in the wild, yet more than 5,000 captive-bred tigers exist in Chinese ‘farms’ and ‘zoos’