Reports

Statement of Concern by Tiger Biologists on the WWF-GTF Report

On Sunday, April 10th, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Global Tiger Forum (GTF) issued a report stating that the world’s wild tiger population was on the rise, and on track for a doubling in a decade. We do not find this report1 and its implications scientifically convincing.… Read More Statement of Concern by Tiger Biologists on the WWF-GTF Report

Reports

REPORT: A 2011 Survey of Ivory Markets in China

An unprecedented surge in ivory seizures occurred in 2011. The media reported that 5,259 elephant tusks were seized worldwide in that year alone, representing the lives of at least 2,629 elephants. In spite of the government’s efforts to regulate the ivory trade, China continues to be the world’s main recipient of smuggled ivory.… Read More REPORT: A 2011 Survey of Ivory Markets in China