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EU ban on illegal timber is passed

EU ban on illegal timber is passed

Important first step towards shutting down the timber barons must now be backed up with stiff penalties   THE European Parliament has today (Wednesday) voted overwhelmingly for legislation to ban…

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Undercover team exposes the tiger trade

Undercover team exposes the tiger trade

‘Dangerous Trade’ documentary airs in the USA on Sunday, June 6 at 10pm (ET) on Planet Green A HARD-hitting new film following the work of the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency…

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The deadly trade in ivory escalates

The deadly trade in ivory escalates

Proposed ivory sales a major threat to elephant conservation   AS nations prepare to meet to consider allowing one-off sales of stockpiled ivory, the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has…

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A bad year for the tiger?

A bad year for the tiger?

Chinese Year of the Tiger raises threat to endangered species   MILLIONS of people around the world will be marking the start of the Chinese Year of the Tiger on…

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