Inside, you can read about the wins for wildlife we helped to secure at the big CITES CoP19 meeting in Panama as well as news of all our major activities. EIA has seen rapid growth in the past few years and, recognising the need to ensure we remain effective, at the beginning of 2022 we engaged specialised external support to help us initiate a change and transition programme. Examining our strategy, culture and structure, as well as strengthening leadership and teamworking, we have embarked on an ambitious consultative process across the organisation which will continue through and beyond 2023.
Inside, you can read about an exciting project we’ve launched with the Alan Turing Institute to develop a new artificial intelligence tool to identify individual tigers by their stripe patterns, as unique as fingerprints are to humans. We believe this tool will be of invaluable help in identifying tigers and their skins found in illegal trade, as well as revealing possible sources and trafficking systems. You’ll also find news of all the major activities and outputs of our busy campaign teams.
Inside, you can read about the success of our Ocean team in spearheading work in pursuit of a treaty to tackle the growing crisis of plastic pollution. There’s also news of other key activities, including reports of the decisions – good and bad – taken at the 74th meeting of the Standing Committee to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Lyon.
Welcome to the Autumn 2021 Investigator. Inside, you can read about our latest undercover investigation into the illegal timber trade from Myanmar and our efforts to secure sanctions against those elements of the violent military junta who exploit the country’s natural resources to line their own pockets. You’ll also read about other key activities, including our exposé of ‘the biggest eco-crime no-one’s heard of’: the trade of illegal refrigerants into the EU.
Welcome to the Spring 2021 Investigator magazine, keeping you up to date on our activities and successes. Inside, you can find out about the amazing work behind the scenes by our Intelligence Team, unsung heroes whose ability to crunch the data and make sense of the huge amount of information we get from the field is essential for the success of our campaigns. There’s also a round-up of our key activities, including an update on illegal timber trade out of Myanmar in light of the violent coup of 1 February.
Welcome to the Autumn 2020 Investigator magazine, keeping you up-to-date on our activities and successes. Inside, you can find out about the launch of Money Trails – Identifying financial flows linked to wildlife trafficking , a major new piece of work which makes a compelling case for using financial investigations and anti-money laundering laws as standard when investigating wildlife crime.