tiger trade

European Parliament Offers to Help India Save Wild Tigers

European Parliament Offers to Help India Save Wild Tigers

BRUSSELS, Belgium, September 24, 2008 (ENS) – In advance of the Europe-India summit in Marseille next Monday, the European Parliament today passed a resolution calling on both parties to renew efforts to save the wild tiger, and to place the issue on the summit agenda. The resolution calls on both Europe and India to redouble…

For Magic and Medicine, Sumatran Tigers Are Traded to Extinction

For Magic and Medicine, Sumatran Tigers Are Traded to Extinction

WASHINGTON, DC, February 13, 2008 (ENS) – Body parts of critically endangered Sumatran tigers are being openly sold in Indonesia despite international and Indonesian laws forbidding it and a recent Indonesian government commitment to protect the animals, according to a report issued Tuesday by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. Tiger body parts, including canine…