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The scourge of tiger farming must be brought to an end

Regardless of an international commitment under a UN treaty to phase them out, tiger farms still operate in China, Thailand, Vietnam and Laos. The tigers in these operations play no conservation role – from either a genetic diversity perspective or an educational perspective

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A powerful new animated film for World Rhino Day

It’s World Rhino Day and EIA is proud to lend its support to this excellent and poignant new animation to raise awareness of the plight of rhinos.We need your help to share this short film as widely as possible, to get across the message that rhino horn has ZERO proven medicinal value

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EIA Euro Parliament event: End in Sight for HFCs

F-Gases, and HFCs in particular, are a rapidly growing source of greenhouse gas emissions. Currently they account for around two per cent of European emissions, but unless urgent action is taken this will increase dramatically, estimates suggest they could account for up to 19 per cent of global emissions by 2050

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CITES ivory trade system is flawed and drives poaching

National Geographic has published an investigative report on the illegal ivory trade, Blood Ivory, which highlights fundamental flaws in the CITES ivory-trading system. Ivory trading drives poaching and ivory trafficking and we urge the CITES Parties to learn from this mistake and invest in adequate enforcement.