One of the biggest dates in the environmental calendar is happening from 14 November when the 19th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora – aka CITES – opens in Panama City. But just what is CITES?
The world’s Governments will gather in Panama, in November for one of the biggest meetings in the environmental calendar – and EIA campaigners are primed and ready with key asks to protect endangered animals and timber species
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.
When just about every aspect of the human world was upended by pandemic lockdowns back in 2020, EIA and many others had to claw their way up a steep learning curve to find new ways to effectively carry out vital work – and as if that wasn’t challenge enough, our Forests team set out to make a documentary film!