The daily dose of bad news about poaching, wildlife and environmental crimes
in the spotlight today ……………………because the CITES secretariat blocks such news about China from its web site.
From tiger paws to bear testicles, the bizarre animal parts on sale in China’s ‘medicine markets’ where the more endangered a species is, the more healing qualities it is believed to have ……
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3021541/From-crocodile-jaws-bear-testicles-bizarre-animal-parts-sale-China-s-medicine-markets-endangered-species-healing-qualities-believed-have.html#ixzz3W7zwxpcw DO CHECK OUT THE PHOTOS
This is an extract from a 1994 EIA report. 20 years of this illegal trade and not one of these countries has been sanctioned by CITES. It’s no surprise the illegal wildlife dealers have become more bold and empowered, is it?
DO YOU BLAME CITES OFFICIALS
FOR THE ONGOING SLAUGHTER OF THE WORLD’S WILDLIFE?
No 374 Wildlife Trade News: 3rd April