LONDON: As Naveen Pattnaik, Chief Minister of the Indian State of Odisha, continues his nine-day visit to the UK, campaigners say urgent action is required to stop the destruction of his State’s precious environment and protect the rare tigers living in it. Located in Eastern India, Odisha is home to Simlipal National Park, the only [...]
EIA’s first batch of customised banners for Facebook‘s new Timeline profile proved to be so popular that we thought we’d select a few more images from our extensive archive and convert them as a modest thank-you to our members, followers and supporters. Now you don’t need to search for images that are both striking and [...]
Welcome to the Spring 2012 issue of EIA’s bi-annual newsletter Investigator, giving you an overview of our key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features an update on our work to help the people of Muara Tae fight off encroaching Big Palm Oil, our successful cetaceans campaign initiative to compel Amazon to [...]
If you watched the BBC Panorama documentary Ivory Wars: Out of Africa last night (April 12), you will probably have had one of two kinds of reaction. One might have been shock, enlightenment, disbelief or revulsion at this ‘new’ development. Or perhaps, like me, it was one of frustration and impotence. The programme documents the [...]
Acknowledging the crisis is not enough to stem elephant slaughter LONDON: The new BBC documentary Ivory Wars: Out of Africa tonight detailed the ongoing tragedy of rampant elephant poaching and the international ivory trade, but something was absent from its broad overview. Leading experts featured in the Panorama special failed to confront the most [...]
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.