Following weeks, if not months, of preparation, EIA investigators are deployed to the field with the aim of engaging subjects of interest and obtaining valuable information on illicit trades and criminal networks. Gathering information in the field can be a long and arduous process, especially in new places where we need to start with a […]
In an indication that China is getting serious about properly prosecuting wildlife criminals, a court in Jiangsu province has jailed a man for 11-and-a-half years and confiscated about £54,900 (500,000 RMB) worth of his private assets for ivory smuggling
The annual UN International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December) provides an opportunity to reflect on whether the global community is making progress in curbing this persistent and pernicious crime – and in terms of the prevalence of corruption as a key enabler of environmental crime, the overall prognosis is not good.
Looking back over the past 12 months, during which EIA celebrated its 30th anniversary, it’s evident that 2014 has been yet another hectic and successful year