Facilities keeping tigers in China and elsewhere in Asia include not just large tiger farms but also circuses and smaller facilities with fewer animals which are used as a front for laundering illegal tiger parts and products.
Such trade stimulates further demand for tiger parts and products and undermines enforcement operations and demand-reduction efforts.
On International Tiger Day, help us to send out the message 'End tiger farming to protect wild tigers'.
Global call seeks end to plastic bags, even 'green' ones
A global coalition of waste campaign groups - from South Korea to Philippines, from Montenegro to Botswana - has called on governments worldwide to phase out single-use plastic bags to reduce pollution in oceans and landfills.