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Join the Big Give and help us make 2014 a whale of a time!

. EIA’s London HQ is buzzing with excitement at once again being selected to participate in this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge. It’s such a fantastic opportunity for us to raise much-needed funds for the vital work our Cetaceans Campaign will carry out in 2014, which is why I can’t wait to tell you all […]

Here we go – welcome to the hectic world of an NGO!

“Hi, Janika, nice to meet you – as this is my first day back in the office there’s a lot of work waiting for me, so I’ll shortly introduce you to everyone and give you just a quick viewing of our office,” head Forests campaigner Faith Doherty told me a few seconds after I arrived […]

Climate conundrums: blogging from the UNFCCC in Poland

The second week of the 19th Conference of the Parties (CoP19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) begins today. The CoP is an annual conference which brings together policy makers, scientists, NGOs, academics and, increasingly, business representatives to craft the rules governing the international climate regime. It covers a staggering array […]

We can’t afford for palm oil certification to be a fig leaf

. A staggering three million hectares of forest in Indonesia and Malaysia have been cleared to make way for oil palm during the past 15 years, and 50–60 per cent of all oil palm expansion in the two countries has occurred at the expense of natural forests. The two countries account for 85 per cent […]

Demand is key in Japan’s unjustifiable coastal whaling

. There was no trick or treating for EIA’s cetaceans team last Thursday as we were in Japan to release our new report ‘Toxic Catch: Japan’s unsustainable and irresponsible whale, dolphin and porpoise hunts’ at a press conference held in Tokyo’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, with myself, EIA co-founder and Director Jennifer Lonsdale and […]

Run, swim, cycle, climb or bake to help fund EIA’s work!

Ever wondered if you’ve got what it takes to run, swim or cycle for charity? Maybe you want to do all three? Well, I’m here to tell you how! By signing up to a sporting event for EIA, not only will you be pushing yourself to achieve personal goals and get fit in the process, […]

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