Zero Tolerance On Tiger Trade (Updated) The International Tiger Forum in Russia, 21-24 November 2010, presents an opportunity for heads of state to reverse the fortunes of wild tigers, turn words into action and end the tiger trade. EIA’s new report details the urgent enforcement actions required to give the tiger a fighting chance Open [...]
Environment groups name two kingpins in illegal international trade THE Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Telapak today (August 5, 2010) name two of the kingpins in Indonesia profiteering from the hugely lucrative international trade in stolen timber. In the new report Rogue Traders: The Murky Business of Merbau Timber Smuggling in Indonesia, London-based EIA [...]
Recent news from Indonesia on revisions made to the Papua Provincial Spatial Plan, made public this month, gives rise to significant hopes that large areas of Papua’s forests may be saved from conversion to plantations and agricultural estates, at least in the short-to-medium term.
When our campaigners are out in the field tackling environmental crime their trips are supported by essential staff in our London Office. Jamie Elkins, Visuals and Equipment co-ordinator – EIA’s answer to ‘Q’ – gives us an insight into the ‘techie’ side of the organisation.
The dust has finally begun to settle after the 14th meeting of Conference of the Parties (CoP 14) to CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) back in March. The outcome for elephants at CoP was favourable, but it was a close call. Despite considerable support from the usual suspects - Southern African Development [...]