Tag: corruption

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Tale of the tiger’s fight for survival is released in the UK

We’re more accustomed to blazing trails, sticking our necks out and raising the alarm on emerging issues than blowing our own trumpet. Nevertheless, I couldn’t help but be proud to read JA Mills’ perspective of our role in the conservation of tigers and other wildlife, and that of my colleagues past and present

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How corruption is poisoning the global environment

From EIA’s perspective, corruption is a key enabling factor in environmental crime, especially the theft of natural resources. Research has shown that the more affected it is by corruption, the poorer a country’s environmental performance – a theoretical link borne out by the findings of many EIA field investigations

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Tanzania’s ivory problem more than Chinese diplomatic bags

A major report revealing details of large-scale ivory smuggling from Tanzania to China was released last week by EIA. The report continues to make headlines, with most stories pegged to an allegation by Tanzanian traders that members of the Chinese president’s delegation had purchased illegal ivory in Tanzania