Although it will be great fun running in superhero costumes in Regent’s Park, there's another even bigger reason for me: EIA’s work in China. EIA has been doing amazing work all over the world since the 1980s, especially in China – exposing the burgeoning trade in tiger parts and campaigning for an end to tiger farming
We visited Kasane, Botswana to attend the international Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade and had a chance to capture some beautiful images of wild elephants in Chobe National Park. When dealing with environmental criminality on a regular basis, images like these are an important reminder of what we're fighting for.
Looking back over the past 12 months, during which EIA celebrated its 30th anniversary, it’s evident that 2014 has been yet another hectic and successful year
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