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Team EIA runs all the way to marathon finish in Brighton!

In the aftermath of the Brighton Marathon, we caught up with our amazing runners to ask about their motivations and thoughts on race day, as well as how it felt crossing the finish line after a gruelling 26.2 miles!   What are your thoughts on the marathon? “It was a real mixture of pleasure and […]

Thanks for an incredible week for whales and dolphins!

What an incredible week for the world’s whales and dolphins it’s been. Last Monday morning we listened live to the judgement from the UN International Court of Justice which essentially ruled that Japan’s scientific whaling in the Antarctic does not comply with the terms of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) that […]

Hitting the pain barrier to help fight ivory trade agony

It’s just a few days until I run Brighton Marathon and the nerves are building. It’s not the first time I’ve run the distance of 26.2 miles (42km) but that doesn’t make it any easier – I know what’s coming and its hard not to think about the pain to come. This will be the […]

Ending corruption & cronyism is vital for Myanmar’s forests

It’s been an interesting week for EIA’s forest team. We published the short briefing Data Corruption, outlining some shocking statistics with regard to the timber trade in Myanmar/Burma that showed a massive hole in what the Government says it has exported and what has been reported by the global trade. EIA has estimated that this […]

In the running to help EIA fight environmental crime!

Today’s guest blog is by two energetic souls tackling the Brighton Marathon 2014 for EIA! In less than a month, EIA campaigner Jill Thomson and supporter Adam Lee will pound the pavements to raise funds for the important work we do. Both been working through a tough training schedule and here they tell us how […]

Landmark EU/Indonesia timber agreement now legally binding

Following the European Union’s ratification of the landmark Indonesia/EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) last month, Indonesia yesterday (Thursday) confirmed the agreement through a Presidential Regulation. This VPA is one of the key components of Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) action plan which will ensure that only legally sourced timber and wood products are […]

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