Tag: humane-society-international

News

‘No surprise’ over huge rhino horn theft in South Africa

Speakers at the recent Pretoria conference on rhino horn trade, where experts from around the world warned that South Africa would fail to control a legalised trade in rhino horn, have reacted with dismay, but no surprise, at the news that 40-70 rhino horns have been stolen from the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency.

News

Action alert: Tell Rakuten to end elephant ivory sales

Internet retail giant Rakuten did the right thing by banning adverts for whales and dolphin products shortly after the release of our report but the company is still carrying ads for elephant ivory products, many originating from illegal ivory poached in Africa, and we need your renewed help to urge it to stop

News

Whales in the Faroes – new opportunities

A statement by a coalition of organisations including EIA has been published in the Faroese media. Whilst the statement also recognises the historical importance of the pilot whale to the Islanders, it calls on them to end the hunting and instead celebrate the whales by developing ecotourism including whale watching