Tag: africa

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World Heritage Dammed

On the eve of a meeting of the World Heritage Committee, EIA urges it to strip the world-famous Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania of its status as a World Heritage Site due to the irreversible damage done by construction of a controversial dam.

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Double Impact – The nexus where wildlife and forest crime overlap

EIA conducted a review of the information gathered between 2017 and 2020 by its Wildlife and Forests teams in Africa and Asia in order to examine the relationship between wildlife and forest crime. Detailed analysis of this information revealed a relationship (or ’nexus’) between the two crime types in three key areas...

Front cover of our report entitled Running out of Time: Wildlife Crime Justice Failures in Vietnam
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Running Out of Time

Despite the rapid proliferation of organised Vietnamese wildlife trafficking networks driving illegal wildlife trade globally, the response from the Government of Vietnam has been inadequate and disproportionate to the scale of wildlife trafficking implicating Vietnamese criminal groups.

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EIA Briefing Document on CITES National Ivory Action Plans (NIAPs)

Assessing progress made by NIAP countries, China, Kenya, Laos, Mozambique and Vietnam, selected for the important role they play in the ivory trade. We urge CITES Parties to employ International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime indicators to evaluate the impact of their governments’ responses to wildlife crime

Front cover of our report entitled The Lion's Share: South Africa's trade exacerbates demand for tiger parts and derivatives
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The Lion’s Share

The major threat to the world’s remaining wild tigers is poaching to meet the high demand in Asia for their parts and derivatives. This demand is exacerbated by the legal trade in lion bone so long as they were sourced from captive-breeding facilities in South Africa