Eighteen international environmental and conservation organisations are calling on EU governments to halt all exports of raw ivory when the EU’s Committee on Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora meets on April 10 in Brussels. Ivory trade has expanded in the EU, now the world’s largest exporter of pre-Convention or ‘old’ ivory
Our new report, Vanishing Point - Criminality, Corruption and the Devastation of Tanzania's Elephants, reveals that Chinese-led criminal gangs are conspiring with corrupt Tanzanian officals to traffic huge amunts of ivory. This illegal trade has caused half of Tanzania's elephants to be poached in the past five years.
Leading High Street retailers are being urged to do their bit for the climate by closing the door on open refrigerated display units. In our new report The Chilling Facts VI, we reveal that the take-up of climate-friendly refrigeration by supermarket chains is spreading faster and more widely than ever
Insatiable Chinese demand for timber is driving a grossly unsustainable illegal logging and timber smuggling crisis which threatens to undermine Mozambique’s forest resources - during 2013, a staggering 93 per cent of logging in Mozambique was illegal