A briefing revealing how animal parks in China are selling illegal tiger bone wine. Our investigators were offered tiger bone wine at ‘wild animal’ parks / safaris within a four-hour drive of Beijing. Despite national laws and strict regulations, businesses in China are still engaged in illegal trade in tiger products
The illegal trade in poached skins between India, Nepal and China is the most significant immediate threat to the continued existence of the tiger in the wild. Although the importance of the problem has been recognised and information is readily available, the lucrative illegal trade continues.
A report released at the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP13) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). It reveals new evidence of the illegal trade in tiger skins, drawing together information from India, Nepal and China as the source, transit and destination countries
A report highlighting the devastation of vital tiger habitat by mining companies for luxury items consumed in India and abroad. In Jamwa Ramgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, in the Indian state of Rajasthan, the destruction of key tiger habitat has resulted from quarrying for talc and marble
Thailand has shown itself to be woefully inadequate in implementing domestic legislation to stamp out the tiger trade and in enforcing international agreements to which it is a signatory. Thailand has also become a conduit for illegal trade as well as a manufacturer and supplier of tiger products
India is home to two thirds of the world population of tigers. The immediate threat to their survival is from poaching to supply the Asian markets for tiger bones and body parts. In India the Royal Bengal tiger edges towards extinction because of a complete lack of political will to save it.