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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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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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Call for tiger conference to commit to ‘zero demand’

Tiger range countries must commit to end tiger farming and all domestic and international trade in parts and derivatives of tigers from captive facilities, many of which are engaged in legal and illegal trade. There are an estimated 7,000 tigers in captivity in so-called tiger farms in South-East Asia and China