News

Blog

Ongoing and clandestine tiger trade in China is no surprise to EIA – or the country’s Government

On the 17th December, the Daily Mail ran a story with gruesome images depicting tiger killing and trade at a captive tiger facility, reportedly sourced from a whistleblower at the Qinhuangdao Wildlife Rescue Centre in Hebei Province of China. According to the story, the whistleblower had shared the pictures and information with one of China’s leading independent national non-government organisations who circulated it on social media.

Blog

EIA responds to EU consultation on deforestation that has a record 1.2 million responses

For years EIA has been campaigning for strong action to prevent the trade in commodities from causing deforestation and now some big steps are being taken in Europe towards this goal. We have the chance to create a new “due diligence” law that will require companies to ensure their products have not been grown on recently deforested land.