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 recommendations for the 77th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee
Article XIII of the CITES Convention is an important provision to encourage remedial actions by Parties found to be inadequately implementing the Convention. EIA has prepared an analysis of key compliance matters in key countries China, DRC, Lao PDR and Nigeria given their persistent non-compliance and/or significant roles in wildlife trafficking globally.
Learn more about focal issues that EIA’s Wildlife Campaign aims to discuss during SC77.