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Join EIA on the front lines of global eco crime

The risky undercover work of the EIA is showcased in three new films to be broadcast in the UK on Nat Geo Wild. A year in the making, the films follow EIA through countries as diverse as Iceland, Japan, Vietnam, Laos, China and Kenya to chronicle new investigations into whaling, illegal logging and the ivory trade

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Alarm at secret meetings on ivory trade

Conservation groups reacted with dismay and disgust after being forced out of a crucial session on elephants and the ivory trade at the UN CITES Convention in Geneva. The move comes as China faces criticism for failing to clamp down on its illegal ivory trade, raising suspicions it may have been behind the exclusion

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China reopens trade in tiger and leopard skins

Despite Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s promise to the world that his country would “vigorously combat poaching, trade and smuggling of tiger products”, China appears to have quietly reopened the trade in tiger and leopard skins via the implementation of its 2007 Skin Registration Scheme

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Celebrities earn their stripes at tiger night

Celebrities from the worlds of drama, comedy, conservation, television, sport, fashion and journalism will be burning bright at the year’s most exotic fundraising event for wild tiger conservation, an exclusive Gala Night at London’s prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel