Tag: convention-on-international-trade-in-endangered-species

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Cultivating Demand – The Growing Threat of Tiger Farms

Asia’s big cats continue to be threatened by a growing, unchallenged demand for their body parts. There are fewer than 4,000 wild tigers and anywhere between 3,920-6,390 snow leopards, while leopards remain one of the most traded of Asia’s big cats. Since 2000, the parts of over 1,700 tigers have been seized

Front cover of our report entitled The Lion's Share: South Africa's trade exacerbates demand for tiger parts and derivatives
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The Lion’s Share

The major threat to the world’s remaining wild tigers is poaching to meet the high demand in Asia for their parts and derivatives. This demand is exacerbated by the legal trade in lion bone so long as they were sourced from captive-breeding facilities in South Africa

Chinese language cover for the Shuidong Connection report
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揭密中国水东:鲜为人知的非洲象牙走私基地

全面的调查揭露源自中国南部一个无名小镇的犯罪集团如何得以主导偷猎非洲象获得的非法象牙的走私。 水东镇是一群象牙贩运组织的发源地,这些组织已扩展至非洲东部和西部,包括坦桑尼亚和莫桑比克等大象偷猎热点。

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Repeat Offender: Vietnam’s persistent trade in illegal timber

Corrupt Government officials and military personnel in Vietnam are complicit in smuggling huge quantities of illegal timber from Cambodia, pocketing millions of dollars in bribes from smugglers for their part in allowing hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of logs stolen from Cambodia’s National Parks

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Prohibited Permits

A briefing prepared for the 3rd Regional Dialogue on Preventing Illegal Logging and Trade in Siamese Rosewood. Despite some important reforms during 2016, significant risks of ongoing illegitimate trade in CITES-listed rosewood species persist - including for both Siamese rosewood and Burmese rosewood