With tiger farming long pushed to the margins of the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), EIA’s Tigers Campaign is pleased to see the issue back in the spotlight and recognised as a serious threat to the future of wild tigers. The 65th Meeting of the Standing Committee (SC65) of CITES took […]
Illegal wildlife trade conference offers a watershed moment to conserve iconic species LONDON: Just days before UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s landmark Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade, the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has set out the key actions it believes are essential to tackle the international organised criminal networks plundering the environment. Drawing on […]
A report examining international wildlife crime case histories, considering the successes and failures, and highlighting the crucial lessons to be learnt for better future enforcement and conservation. .
In May 2011, the State Forestry Administration (SFA) of China wrote to the Secretary General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) and stated that illegal trade in tiger and other Asian big cat parts in Tibet, Qinghai and Gansu had been “effectively deterred”. This claim was repeated during a meeting of […]
Say hello to Chris Moye, who has just joined EIA as part of the Forest team, filling the role of Specialist Investigator. I was born in Brazil, educated in the UK and have previously worked for a number of NGOs on issues ranging from human rights abuses to environmental rights. In 2007, I helped […]
LONDON: Campaigners at the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) welcome the news that INTERPOL, the world’s largest international police organisation, has joined the fight to end the tiger trade. An international law enforcement operation coordinated by INTERPOL against the illegal trade in tigers has led to the arrest of 25 individuals suspected of taking part […]