China Calls for Tiger Protection

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India’s newfound partnership with China on environment issues has yielded results in the area of tiger protection as well. In what could be seen as a new year’s gift for the Indian tiger, China’s State Forestry Administration has issued a directive calling for the protection of tigers, especially the need to step up action against illegal trade in tiger parts and products. Tags: India wildlife trafficking poaching tigers china

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Pangolins Saved from "Harvesting" by Trafficker

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Customs Officials Meet to Discuss China/Russia Smuggling

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From TRAFFIC, Customs officers from Russia and China met last week to strengthen international co-operation in tackling cross-border smuggling of Tigers and other wildlife products. During the meeting, participants carried out an analysis of the current situation regarding wildlife trafficking across the Russian-Chinese border, and discussed practical ways it could be addressed. Tags: wildlife smuggling wildlife trafficking tigers china russia

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Sobering Tiger Statistics

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Of the 11, India, China and Nepal ranked highest in the number of tiger part seizures, the report states, with India by far the highest number of Tiger part seizures at 276, representing between 469 and 533 Tigers. China, with 40, had the second highest number of seizures, or 116-124 Tigers, and Nepal reported 39 seizures, or 113-130 Tigers, according to the report. Tags: India wildlife trafficking poaching tigers china endangered species Very sad.

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US a Hub for Eatin' Them Endangered Species

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And here I've been yelling at China all this time. (Be Since the demand continues, so does the trafficking.". Tags: wildlife trafficking us endangered species Be warned there's a horrific picture of a cooked monkey head in this article.) From Alternet.org. The United States is one of the world's largest, if not the largest, consuming nations for wildlife products.