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Passionate memoir of the fight to save tigers from extinction

On January 1, the Washington Post published its exposé into the ongoing trade in tiger bone wine at the Xiongsen tiger ‘farm’ in China. With the crisis facing elephants and rhinos, it is a timely reminder to the international community not to forget the tiger, especially in the lead up to a high-level international meeting […]

The news we’ve helped to make and break in 2014!

“The reason for their success is not just the information gathered, it is the way they use it as a political lobbying tool. One of Britain’s most effective conservation groups” – BBC Wildlife Magazine   Regular supporters and followers of EIA’s work will know what makes us so effective ­­– we’re a small team of […]

Season’s greetings – and our thanks for a successful year!

On behalf of everybody here at EIA’s London HQ, I’d like to send all of our supporters everywhere compliments of the season and all best wishes for a peaceful and productive new year. Looking back over the past 12 months, during which EIA celebrated its 30th anniversary, it’s evident that 2014 has been yet another […]

Wenzhou circus tiger case exposes flaws in China’s trade

Thousands of tigers are held in captivity throughout China and South-East Asia, many destined to be butchered for their meat and bones, their skins turned into luxury home décor. The licensed trade in the skins of captive-bred tigers in China poses an enforcement nightmare as it masks and stimulates illegal trade, diverting vital police and […]

How corruption is poisoning the global environment

Today (December 9) is the United Nations annual International Anti-Corruption Day. While the calendar is awash with international ‘days’ marking everything under the sun (sorry, you’ve already missed World Smile Day this year), efforts to publicise and curb corruption are worth supporting. From the Environmental Investigation Agency’s perspective, corruption is a key enabling factor in […]

Are you ready to help EIA fight wildlife crime in The Big Give?

Double your donations and help EIA stop the illegal wildlife trade! On December 4, 5 and 6 there is an incredible opportunity to have your donation to EIA doubled through the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2014. This means that your gift will go twice as far supporting our crucial work in 2015 to fight the […]

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