Hidden in Plain Sight: China’s Clandestine Tiger Trade

A report revealing how, despite signing up to global initiatives seeking to protect wild tigers and double their number by 2022, Government departments in China have quietly set about stimulating domestic markets for tiger skins and body parts.

Read a Chinese language version of this report / 点击下载中文报告 here.

 

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