Trade in tiger parts; CITES asks China to submit report

Trade in tiger parts; CITES asks China to submit report

STAFF WRITER 13:3 HRS IST
Archana Jyoti

New Delhi, Aug 25 (PTI) India’s efforts to save tigers has received a major boost with a global forum asking tiger-farming states like China to submit a report by October on steps taken to restrict trade in big cat parts.

This is for the first time that the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Secretariat in Geneva has issued such a notification calling on relevant parties to report within a timeframe on steps taken by them to stop trade in tiger parts.

“It is a major development.The ruling undoubtedly puts a serious question mark on the fate of at least 5000 tigers currently in Chinese breeding farms as it has to now specify the steps taken to restrict farming in order to sustain tiger population in the wild. Other countries like Vietnam which are engaged in tiger farming will also have to report,” sources said.

http://www.ptinews.com/news/246867_Trade-in-tiger-parts–CITES-asks-China-to-submit-report

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