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EIA celebrates the end of three years of work

A short film showing the remarkable success of our 3 year training project in Tanzania. It reveals the fascinating and thought provoking documentaries, produced under the project, that are being used to campaign for social and environmental rights throughout Tanzania

A picture of Mary Rice, CEO of the Environmental Investigation Agency, holding a camera
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Mary Rice on rhino déjà vu

The rhino is under siege again. Poaching and the smuggling of their horns has now been acknowledged as out of control. This is evidenced by the flurry of information from the field – particularly from South Africa (SA). Emails and text messages come in pretty much on a weekly basis

A photograph of Tumaini Macha
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EIA helping activism at a grassroots level

I am young activist working at Tanzania Gender Networking Programme. I participated in 10 days Visual documentation for advocacy training in Mbeya- a joint programme organized by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) with her Tanzania partners WCST, JET and LEAT

log cutting.
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Timber law in action – a forestry update

Good news from Indonesia in the past month relates to timber legality and trade. On the 1st September, Indonesia’s SVLK (Timber Legality Verification System) came into force, having been passed by a Minister of Forestry Regulation in 2009