On the 13 September 2022 the EU Parliament voted to agree on the EU Commission’s 2021 long awaited proposal for a new law that aims to stop commodities such as palm oil, beef, leather, soy, cocoa, coffee or wood produced through deforestation or human rights abuses being placed on the EU markets.
Today, the governments of Norway and Rwanda, with the support of 18 other countries, launched the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution - but what does this initiative mean for EIA’s campaign to secure an ambitious and comprehensive global plastics treaty?
I will never forget the smell and all the little paws left on the floor of the skinning room …
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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
It is 29 years since I first went to the Faroe Islands to investigate the pilot whale hunt. We arrived in Fuglafjørður just as a pod of 54 had been killed. Even then, we were told that while people liked the pilot whale meat and blubber, they did not really need it.