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Alert: End intimidation & forest destruction in Muara Tae

LONDON: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is calling for supporters world-wide to demand an end to the intimidation of an indigenous community in East Kalimantan and the destruction of its customary forests by plantation firms. Two companies are clearing forests and farmland belonging to the Dayak Benuaq of Muara Tae, in Indonesian Borneo, while the […]

Ivory trade experts are still avoiding the key issue

Acknowledging the crisis is not enough to stem elephant slaughter   LONDON: The new BBC documentary Ivory Wars: Out of Africa tonight detailed the ongoing tragedy of rampant elephant poaching and the international ivory trade, but something was absent from its broad overview. Leading experts featured in the Panorama special failed to confront the most […]

EIA films screen in Australia and New Zealand

Nat Geo Wild documentaries go undercover with campaign group   LONDON: The risky undercover work of the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is showcased in three new films to be broadcast in Australia and New Zealand on Nat Geo Wild from Thursday, January 5, 2012. A year in the making, the films follow EIA through […]

Join EIA on the front lines of global eco crime

UK broadcasts of new films going undercover with campaign group   LONDON: The risky undercover work of the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is showcased in three new films to be broadcast in the UK on Nat Geo Wild from Thursday, December 15. A year in the making, the films follow EIA through countries as […]

Giving a voice to Tanzanian communities

Campaign group’s training helps people to shape agenda for change   DAR ES SALAAM: “I had never used cameras much for my work, then I attended one of the EIA training workshops and a whole new way of campaigning opened up. “Using cameras is now a key part of my work in documenting the challenges […]

Leading environmentalist to receive OBE

London, UK: The Chairman of the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is to receive an OBE in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace today at 10am. The Officer of the Order of the British Empire is being awarded Allan Thornton in recognition of his outstanding work to protect the environment. Canadian-born Thornton is a co-founder of EIA, […]