Three titles featuring EIA working undercover were chosen for the competition – Blood Ivory and Making Killing, both made by Red Earth Studio for National Geographic, and the BBC Natural History Unit’s Madagascar, Lemurs & Spies
Environmental crime is recognised by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime as the third largest form of global crime, accounting for at least $3.5 billion a year. It exacerbates deforestation and climate change, threatens the existence of endangered species and affects the livelihoods of rural communities.
The documentary follows EIA investigators from Iceland to Japan as they document the hunting of endangered fin whales for export to Japanese consumers, using covert filming and cutting-edge DNA analysis to put the pieces together and expose the key players behind the trade
Screened as the three-part mini-series Crimes Against Nature 2 on National Geographic Channel (Asia), the programmes were a year in the making and take viewers into the murky and high-stakes underbelly of global environmental crime, from Scandinavia to Africa and Asia
Our campaigners will attend the upcoming WildlifeXpo, a new wildlife exhibition at London's Alexandra Palace. We are attending as part of the Save Wild Tigers coalition, alongside the Born Free Foundation and WildAid. Our Wildlife campaigner, Alasdair Cameron, will also deliver a presentation alongside our partners.
Supporters in the USA have a second chance to see three striking new documentaries following the work of EIA undercover investigators on the frontlines of environmental crime, taking viewers into the murky and high-stakes underbelly of global environmental crime, from Scandinavia and Africa to South-East Asia and China