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In deep water: Securing the future of our blue planet

Blue Planet II offered a much-needed reminder of our powerful connections to the ocean. The sea provides us with oxygen and food vital for human life, acts as an enormous carbon sink and generates income for billions around the world. Yet our relationship with the ocean is, for the most part, one-sided and exploitative

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The good, the bad and the endangered – wildlife wins and losses at CITES Standing Committee

A packed agenda saw a wide range of issues raised, from tiger farms and domestic ivory markets to management of seized timber stocks and guidance for demand reduction programmes. We were busy preparing and making interventions coordinating with other NGOs in preventing over-exploitation of wildlife worldwide

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Whaling Commission is marking its 70th anniversary

TODAY (December 2) is the 70th anniversary of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW), signed in Washington DC in 1946 and entering into force on November 10, 1948. The International Whaling Commission (IWC) was set up to undertake the business of the Convention, from offices in Cambridge, UK

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EIA co-founder visits the Palace to receive her OBE

I received a letter from the Cabinet Office notifying me that I had been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List and swearing me to secrecy until the evening. After recovering from the shock, I was filled with pride and humbled to be recognised for over 30 years of work as a founding director of EIA