In 2014, we celebrated our 30th anniversary but in other respects it was a typically hectic and successful year as we continued to uncover ongoing problems and expose new ones; here are just a few of the highlights from a busy 12 months
Thousands of captive tigers throughout China and South-East Asia are destined to be butchered for meat and bones, their skins turned into luxury home décor. Licensed trade in the skins of captive-bred tigers in China poses an enforcement nightmare as it masks and stimulates illegal trade.
By taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, you not only have the opportunity to DOUBLE YOUR DONATION but every penny raised will go towards our work on illegal wildlife trade. Your support will help us conduct new investigations the illegal wildlife trade with the aim of putting a stop to it all together
This week, the Environmental Investigation Agency celebrates 30 years. We differ from other NGOs in our strong focus on environmental criminality, dispatching investigators to work undercover with hidden cameras, false-front companies and assumed identities, often in harrowing and potentially dangerous circumstances
Today is World Elephant Day and around the globe actions and events are taking place to mark the occasion. While it reassuring that the plight of elephants remains in the public consciousness, the rate of poaching and illegal trade is still high, with large seizures continuing to be made and consumer markets growing
The fight against transnational environmental crime is ceaseless and largely fought with donations, grants, intelligence and tenacity – but few people can claim to put as much on the line as rangers in the field. Today is World Ranger Day, an opportunity to pay tribute to the sacrifice of some and the diligence of all