Welcome to the first of an occasional series uncovering the current activities of environmental criminals previously exposed by EIA. Campaigns Director Julian Newman catches up with Ali Jambi – aka Tham Hai Lee, Jambi Lee, Jenggo, Hap Ali – who went from Indonesian timber smuggler to wealthy Singaporean businessman. Let’s call him Ali Jambi, […]
A briefing calling for China’s status as a CITES-approved buyer of ivory to be immediately revoked and urging UK and European Union governments to press for a review of all holders of Approved Buyer status and to halt all one-off auctions of stockpiled ivory.
Governments urged to take responsibility for failure of ‘legal’ trade LONDON: Legal ivory auctions must be stopped and China stripped of its Approved Buyer status if the rising tide of elephant poaching is to be curbed. In a new briefing, Blood Ivory: Exposing the myth of a regulated market, released today, the London-based Environmental Investigation […]
Yesterday afternoon, fellow campaigner Alasdair Cameron and I trooped down to the House of Lords (for the first time in our lives) for what turned out to be one of the most exciting and potentially productive tiger events we’ve been to in a long time. Our friends at TigerTime have been running a tireless campaign […]
A documentary showcasing the work of EIA in Madagascar is to screen on BBC2′s Natural World tomorrow (Thursday, March 15) at 8pm. Pure white lemurs called silky sifaka live in the remote rainforests of Madagascar and are one of the rarest animals in the world. Sascha Von Bismarck, an investigator based in EIA’s US office, […]
We don’t have offices in Southeast Asia, but it’s an area we’ve worked in for many years and the home base for many of our partners. Being in Bangkok this week for the annual INTERPOL meeting on environmental crime, we took the opportunity to host a panel discussion at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand, […]