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Ivory trade ban essential to save elephants

LONDON: As world leaders gather in London on February 13 to attend a summit – hosted by UK Prime Minister David Cameron and attended by Prince Charles and Prince William – to confront the escalating poaching crisis decimating the world’s iconic wildlife, 23 environmental, conservation and animal welfare groups from 14 countries in Asia, Africa, […]

Lessons in the art of healing without harm to wildlife

I was a bit giddy by the end of last night – and for a change it wasn’t because of jetlag! The Healing Without Harm event at the annual David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation lecture saw me sharing the Royal Geographical Society stage with some of the giants of conservation. The man himself, David Shepherd, introduced […]

UK minister backs call for zero tolerance of tiger trade

  Tiger campaigners from TigerTime have met with British Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne MP as part of their on going fight to see the trade on tiger parts banned. The meeting at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on Wednesday, December 21 took place as the supporter signature count on the www.bantigertrade.com petition soared above […]

Petition presses China to end all tiger trade

Zero tolerance is the only way to preserve the last wild tigers LONDON: The Environmental Investigation Agency today endorses a new petition calling on Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on tiger trade. The petition has been organised by TigerTime, an initiative of the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation which has garnered mass […]

Geraldine earns her EIA stripes at Tiger Time night

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Geraldine Dammen and I am a vertically challenged, albeit driven, Indonesian girl who recently joined the EIA crew in September 2011. My first few weeks as a Fundraising Officer at EIA have gone by in a flash. With so much to do and an endless amount to […]