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Iain and sons scale the heights of fundraising!

I have just come back from a trek, with my two sons, in the Himalayas to Everest Base Camp. It was an extraordinary experience and will live with me to my dying day. I’m so glad to have been able to raise money for EIA, which I have supported for the last 30 years. They do such a lot to fight wildlife crime

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EIA super-supporter Iain sets his sights on Everest

EIA super-supporter Iain Tenquist is at it again, but this time he’s scaling new heights! Today Iain heads off to Nepal with sons Will and George to climb to Everest Base Camp. Everest is the highest mountain in the world, so this is no mean feat and even climbing to Base Camp requires months of rigorous training

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The world has lowered its guard on the last wild tigers

Poaching for trade continues to be the primary threat to the survival of tigers in the wild. It’s a brutal trade targeting some of the world’s most iconic and majestic species, to churn out entirely expendable luxury goods such as tiger skin rugs and expensive wines made from tiger bone steeped in alcohol