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Map exposes the scale and nature of rhino horn trade

We have produced an interactive map of the illegal trade in rhino horn, the latest in a series of visualisations of illegal wildlife trade. Poaching is the main threat to the survival of rhinos today, driven by demand for their horns.Poaching has escalated hugely over the past decade

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Putting tigers on the agenda at the European Parliament

Wednesday’s event on tiger trade in the European Parliament, hosted by Neena Gill MEP, was a great success and a valuable opportunity for MEPs, the European Commission and other stakeholders in the European Union to obtain first-hand information from the NGOs on the ground about the tiger trade

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Meeting urges top-level govt action – but omits tiger farms

The 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation, running from April 12-14 in New Delhi, has culminated with the adoption of a resolution that new impetus is needed to end poaching and the trafficking of tiger parts and derivatives, and to halt declines of tiger habitat and prey

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World leaders are wasting time the tiger does not have

n January 2016, Parties to the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) will meet in Geneva and countries that care about the future of wild tigers will have an opportunity to get tough on those which have failed to do enough to end the demand that drives poaching and illegal trade