Another day and another major elephant ivory trafficking incident – this shouldn’t still be happening

It’s April 2024, 35 years since the international ban on ivory trade and three-and-a-half decades of investment to tackle wildlife trafficking, yet Vietnamese news outlets this week announced the interception of another 1.6 tonnes of ivory, smuggled from Nigeria – the latest in a long and dismal catalogue of similar incidents


EIA’s priorities at CITES SC77 for elephants, pangolins, rhinos, big cats and the vaquita

EIA will be actively engaging at SC77 on a suite of issues important to the protection of elephants, rhinos, tigers, pangolins, vaquita and rosewood, as well as compliance and enforcement of CITES more broadly. Read on for a summary of EIA’s priorities at SC77 and check out our detailed SC77 Briefing with full comments and recommendations.