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Fight wildlife crime together – sign the wildlife pledge!

We were thrilled to hear remarks of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the need for renewed international efforts to combat wildlife crime. It's been 12 years since the United Nations first recognised wildlife crime as a form of serious transnational organised crime, deserving of a organised enforcement response

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Australia moves to outlaw stolen timber from its markets

Australia’s Parliament has voted in new laws banning stolen timber which require all importers to carry out mandatory due diligence on timber and timber products sourced from overseas in a move which sees Australia join the US and European Union as major timber marketplaces closing their doors to stolen wood

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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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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.

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Are you ready to make Tiger Tracks in 2013?

We are proud to announce our involvement in what promises to be the world’s biggest tiger conservation event next year. Tiger Tracks is organised by Save Wild Tigers and will be hosted by St Pancras International rail station, to benefit EIA and Born Free Foundation and raise awareness of the plight of wild tigers