Attitudes Toward Consumption and Conservation of Tigers in China

@article{Gratwicke2008AttitudesTC,
  title={Attitudes Toward Consumption and Conservation of Tigers in China},
  author={Brian Gratwicke and Judy Mills and Adam Dutton and Grace Gabriel and Barney Long and John F. Seidensticker and Belinda Ruth Wright and Wang Chang You and Li Tao Zhang},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={508 - 514}
}
A heated debate has recently emerged between tiger farmers and conservationists about the potential consequences of lifting the ban on trade in farmed tiger products in China. This debate has caused unfounded speculation about the extent of the potential market for tiger products. To fill this knowledge gap, we surveyed 1880 residents from a total of six Chinese cities to understand Urban Chinese tiger consumption behavior, knowledge of trade issues and attitudes towards tiger conservation. We… CONTINUE READING

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