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Past the timber violence & on the road to European reform

As the gun slammed down on the table and I heard the chilling words “I can shoot you now and I may go to prison but I will still be alive, but you, you will be dead” I realised we were in serious trouble. Ten years ago, after a series of EIA investigations exposing illegal […]

Volunteering insight with the environmental James Bonds!

Having been a follower of EIA’s work for some time, I was thrilled when there arose an opportunity to volunteer for three months with its fundraising team. I used to joke with my friends that EIA were the James Bonds of the environmental movement. Having become more acquainted with the work done here, this is […]

11th Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture takes a look at life

Save the Rhino International and the Environmental Investigation Agency are collaborating once again to celebrate the unique talent of Douglas Adams, best known as author of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series and a genuine conservation enthusiast. Douglas Adams was a founder patron of Save the Rhino. He once joined us for a climb […]

2013 shapes up to be a busy year for major climate issues

We’re barely halfway through February and 2013 is already shaping up to be a tremendously busy year for EIA’s Global Environment Campaign. At the end of January, we bade a fond farewell to our colleague Alasdair Cameron, who has worked as a campaigner at EIA since 2008. He is already sorely missed, as much for […]

History repeating: The illegal trade in rhino horn

Rhino populations are being hammered by poachers, steeping Africa in blood and pushing the species ever-closer to extinction to satisfy the demand for rhino horn in Vietnam and other countries – a demand largely based on the myth of the non-existent medicinal properties of rhino horn. For the record, rhino horn is entirely composed of […]

A coastal paradise marred by harmful plastic debris

Blakeney Marshes, North Norfolk, is a paradise. It is a haven for seals, migrating and breeding birds, shell fish, marsh grasses, shrubs and other vegetation – and has loads of lovely mud and sand! It is simply a huge, gorgeous and vital ecosystem that also provides enormous economic benefit for the local community. A beautiful […]

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