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Illegal wildlife trade meeting offers a watershed moment

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 […]

In Cold Blood – Combating organised wildlife crime

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. .

US ivory crush sends signal to end elephant ivory trade

WASHINGTON, DC: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) commends the United States Government’s inspiring step to today (November 14) destroy 5.4 tonnes of seized elephant ivory in Denver, Colorado. The stockpile represents 25 years of seizures of illegal ivory in the United States and its destruction will focus attention on the devastating impacts of the illegal wildlife […]

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 exposed a booming illegal trade in poaching and smuggling in the very countries seeking the lucrative relaxation. Both Tanzania and Zambia have submitted proposals to […]

Back in Business

A report on how demand for ivory products is on the rise, with widespread poaching in elephant range states being driven by resurgent market demand in several Asian countries