When the Ivory Act 2018 passed into UK law on 20 December 2018 it was a success for all those who had pushed for the new law for many years – conservation NGOs, African governments, wildlife rangers on the front line of the fight against poaching (sometimes paying the ultimate price), influential politicians in all parties and, crucially, the public..
Today is International Women’s Day and, to mark the occasion, our campaigning heroines reflect on the heroines who have inspired them. The likes of Sylvia Earle, Dame Daphne Sheldrick, Petra Kelly, Ada Salter, Belinda Wright, Christiana Figueres, Mary Robinson, Christine Stevens and more
Using false identities and front companies, EIA’s dedicated investigators are able to successfully pass themselves off to criminals as anything from traffickers in poached ivory to traders in illegal timber – all while documenting critical evidence on hidden recording devices. Now we offer a glimpse behind the scenes
When EIA was created in 1984, its founders had a clear vision to create a nimble organisation which could pioneer a new, powerful campaigning approach based on field investigations to obtain documented evidence of crimes against nature, which could be used for positive change