fur trade

Tiger Skin Trade in China Exposed

British-based Environmental Investigation Agency has reported a still thriving illegal tiger skin trade in China. More details, from BBC: In just 21 days the team was offered four full tiger skins, 12 leopard skins, 11 snow...

China ‘Gets the Message’ on Controversial Tiger Farms: NGO – AFP

At a CITIES conference, China proposed to re-legalize domestic trade of tiger parts from artificially-bred tigers. Conservationists fear that this would increase demand and encourage poaching. A decision will be made at the conference on Wednesday. From The Nation: Pressed by conservationists to shut down breeding farms housing some 5,000 tigers, China hinted Tuesday it […]

Dogs and Cats Skinned for Fur in China – Gary Feuerberg

From the Epoch Times International: China has become the world’s largest exporter of fur garments in just a few years. Many of the international fur traders, manufacturers, and fashion designers have shifted their business to China, where they can exploit China’s cheap labor and the absence of restrictive animal welfare regulations. To get some idea […]

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