Tag: africa

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As world focuses on tigers, other Asian big cats are killed

With the 2nd Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation in Bhutan preparing to discuss the plight of snow leopards, EIA warned they and Asia’s other big cats are in danger of being forgotten. Analysis shows that since 2000 at least 4,000 Asian big cat skins have entered into trade, nearly 3,400 of them leopards

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Ivory trade experts are still avoiding the key issue

The BBC documentary Ivory Wars: Out of Africa detailed the ongoing tragedy of rampant elephant poaching and the international ivory trade. Leading experts featured in the Panorama special failed to confront the most pressing issue – that China’s ‘legal’ ivory trade is driving the slaughter