Conservation and animal protection organisations confirmed more than 1500 tonnes of products from endangered Icelandic fin whales were shipped to Japan in July 2016 The discovery comes as Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) considers removing key protection for whales
One of the UK’s top wildlife artists, Gary Hodges, is preparing for his first solo exhibition in more than two decades, Heart & Soul, which features over 150 exhibits following a sell-out private viewing and is set to raise thousands for the work of EIA and the Born Free Foundation to combat the illegal wildlife trade
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Legal loopholes in a controversial 2015 Minister of Trade Decree are being illegally and cynically exploited by a coterie of timber traders masquerading as small and medium enterprises, significantly weakening Indonesia’s flagship timber legality scheme, a new investigative report – Loopholes in Legality – has found
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) members today responded to a report exposing critical flaws in the industry body’s certification of ‘sustainable’ palm oil by supporting a resolution to improve the quality, oversight and credibility of assessments by third-party auditors
Our new report, Who Watches the Watchmen?, has revealed flaws in the system by which the Rountable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) guarantees palm oil is free from links with primary forest destruction. Auditing firms relied on by RSPO regularly fail to identify and mitigate unsustainable practices by oil palm firms.