The European Parliament’s ENVI Committee today (June 19) scored a significant win for the climate and a boost for the European economy when it decided by an overwhelming 48 votes in favour to 19 against to strengthen the EU’s F-Gas Regulation to ban a source of super greenhouse gases in new equipment from 2020
In a joint press release with the Wildlife Protection Society of India and Freeland we explain that the recent CITES meeting in Bangkok did not go far enough to tackle poaching of elephants, tigers and rhinos by continuing to allow domestic and international trade of wildlife products which drives illegal activity.
The BBC documentary Ivory Wars: Out of Africa detailed the ongoing tragedy of rampant elephant poaching and the international ivory trade. Leading experts featured in the Panorama special failed to confront the most pressing issue – that China’s ‘legal’ ivory trade is driving the slaughter
The risky undercover work of the EIA is showcased in three new films to be broadcast in the UK on Nat Geo Wild. A year in the making, the films follow EIA through countries as diverse as Iceland, Japan, Vietnam, Laos, China and Kenya to chronicle new investigations into whaling, illegal logging and the ivory trade