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Have you got the film and photography skills to make the best look even better?
EIA has a rare vacancy to join our effective Comms team as a Visual Communications Coordinator.
Full details of post and how to apply at eia-international.org/vacancy-visual-communications-coordinator-2
#recruitment #photography #filming #training
Image: EIA film-maker sharing the day’s work with children in Kalimantan, Indonesia (c) Johanes Jenito ... See MoreSee Less
5 hours ago ·
Bolivia: Chinese smugglers driving up jaguar killings for illegal trade
The trafficking of jaguar teeth from Bolivia's natural parks to China has sparked worries that Asian smugglers are boosting this illegal trade.
Between 2014 and 2016, 800 jaguar teeth have been seized by Bolivian authorities, suggesting that around 200 animals have been killed, reported the Bolivian Environment Forum (Foro Boliviano sobre Medio Ambiente - FOBOMADE). The teeth were reportedly intended to be smuggled to China.
FOBOMADE reports that the current number of killed jaguars threatens to reach levels comparable to the 1980s, when hunting was still legal. This comes despite a 30-year campaign to stop the practice in protected forest areas. The majority of jaguar teeth seizures have been made in the neighboring Madidi and Pilón Lajas natural reserves, said Teresa Pérez, director of the Environment Ministry's Biodiversity and Protected Areas Office.
People working to protect the jaguars have reported that some Chinese nationals are responsible for the poaching.
Read in full at www.insightcrime.org/news-briefs/chinese-smugglers-drive-up-jaguar-killings-in-bolivia
#Bolivia #China #jaguars #poaching
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6 hours ago ·
Richard Gibson, EIA supporter and brother of Founder-Director Jennifer Lonsdale, is taking part in popular television programme “Pointless Celebrities” this Saturday.
The special celebrity comedies edition of the general knowledge quiz show will screen on Saturday, August 27 at 19:10 on BBC One. Richard has kindly chosen to take part on behalf of EIA, so please tune in tomorrow to support him in his pursuit of answers nobody else could think of.
From everyone here at EIA – Good Luck Richard! ... See MoreSee Less
9 hours ago ·