Tag: china

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Alarm at secret meetings on ivory trade

Conservation groups reacted with dismay and disgust after being forced out of a crucial session on elephants and the ivory trade at the UN CITES Convention in Geneva. The move comes as China faces criticism for failing to clamp down on its illegal ivory trade, raising suspicions it may have been behind the exclusion

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China reopens trade in tiger and leopard skins

Despite Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s promise to the world that his country would “vigorously combat poaching, trade and smuggling of tiger products”, China appears to have quietly reopened the trade in tiger and leopard skins via the implementation of its 2007 Skin Registration Scheme

Tiger staring
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China Premier warned of tiger vow ‘mockery’

EIA has written a personal letter to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to warn him that significant failings within a key state department in China are making a mockery of his pledge at Global Tiger Forum in St Petersburg, Russia, to “vigorously combat poaching, trade and smuggling of tiger products”

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Celebrities earn their stripes at tiger night

Celebrities from the worlds of drama, comedy, conservation, television, sport, fashion and journalism will be burning bright at the year’s most exotic fundraising event for wild tiger conservation, an exclusive Gala Night at London’s prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel

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Stars come out to help Save Wild Tigers

As few as 3,200 tigers survive in the wild today. That’s why wild tigers need all the friends they can get. On March 3, 2011 celebrities, conservation leaders and campaigners will attend an exclusive Gala Night in London to raise funds for this critically endangered species