The illegal trade in wildlife threatens the survival of many species and has devastating and wide ranging economic, social, and environmental consequences. Poaching and trafficking also finances corruption, undermines the rule of law and good governance, and drains States and communities of their natural capital and cultural heritage. Historically, efforts to prevent this trade have focused on efforts to restrict supply, for example through policies, regulations, legislation, and the effective enforcement of these various ‘societal controls’. More recently however, there has also been recognit...
Average of 110 Tigers a year entering the illegal trade chain in Asia over 16 years. A comprehensive analysis of 16 years of Tiger seizures shows that Asia’s failure to ramp up enforcement, close Tiger farms, strengthen laws and reduce demand are to blame for the persistent illegal trade in Tiger parts. Sarah Stoner, Kanitha Krishnasamy, Talia Wittmann, Steven Delean, Philip Cassey, TRAFFIC, 2016
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