EIA sent teams of campaigners from our UK and US offices to the 77th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC77) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
Consideration of Risks and Impacts Associated with Prematurely Lifting the Trade Ban for SC77
Tiger farming represents a significant animal welfare problem, with issues including indiscriminate breeding, crowding, inappropriate housing systems, genetic abnormalities causing acute suffering, cruel practices perpetuated in order to better control animals, inhumane slaughtering practices, poor diet, and early removal of cubs from mothers.
Key EIA Recommendations on Asian big cats (ABCs)
EIA will be actively engaging at SC77 on a suite of issues important to the protection of elephants, rhinos, tigers, pangolins, vaquita and rosewood, as well as compliance and enforcement of CITES more broadly. Read on for a summary of EIA’s priorities at SC77 and check out our detailed SC77 Briefing with full comments and recommendations.
EIA recommendations for the 77th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee