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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

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Illegal ivory trade issue is aired in the House of Lords

Following the declaration of 2011 as the worst year for elephants since the international trade in ivory was banned in 1989, the issue was raised in the UK’s House of Lords when Lord St John of Bletso asked the Government what measures it would support to tackle the increase in elephant poaching and illegal ivory trade