With mounting global concern at the link between commercial exploitation of wildlife in China and the rise of the coronavirus pandemic, a new report exposes 24 Chinese companies listing the bones of endangered leopards among the ingredients in their traditional medicines
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) welcomes a decision today to prioritise action to crack down on money laundering linked to the illegal wildlife trade
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Our new report, Repeat Offender: Vietnam's persistent trade in illegal timber, exposes corrupt individuals from the Vietnam Government and military complicit in smuggling huge quantitites of illegal timber from Cambodia. This has been launched ahead of a meeting between Vietnam and the EU to combat illegal logging.
Laos has formally announced at CITES Standing Committee its intention to phase out controversial tiger farm operations, long a source of tiger skins, bones, teeth and claws for a trade which perpetuates the desirability of tiger products and adds intolerable pressure to the world’s remaining wild tiger populations