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On World Rhino Day, EIA Calls for an End to All Rhino Horn Trade

By Taylor Tench, Assistant Policy Analyst Today on World Rhino Day we join scientists, conservationists, and wildlife enthusiasts around the world in celebrating these iconic species. Yet perhaps more importantly, World Rhino Day provides an opportunity to reflect on the plight of the world’s rhinos and address the alarming movement to legalize the rhino horn […]

Hong Kong Customs displays 82.5kg of rhino horns from South Africa and destined for Malaysia. Photo: ISD
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#InOurHands: Stopping the Ivory Trade to Save Elephants

By Danielle Fest Grabiel, Senior Policy Analyst Today is World Wildlife Day, a time to celebrate as well as critically evaluate how well we are addressing the most pressing threats to wildlife, in particular wildlife trafficking. EIA has been working to put an end to the illegal trade in wildlife for more than 25 years, […]

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Does WWF Still Back the Ivory Trade?

This blog post was originally posted on Dave Currey’s personal blog. Dave is a founder of and former Executive Director of EIA UK who undertook extensive undercover investigations into illegal ivory trade and the criminal syndicates behind them in Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Dubai- United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. See more […]

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Crushing the Illegal Ivory Trade, One Market at a Time

By Amy Zets, EIA Endangered Species Policy Analyst Last Friday, the Unites States destroyed more than one ton of seized illegal ivory in the middle of Times Square, New York—the second time in two years that ivory has been crushed in the Unites States. The goal of an ivory crush is to send a signal […]

Hong Kong Customs displays 82.5kg of rhino horns from South Africa and destined for Malaysia. Photo: ISD
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Tanzania in Denial & Still Trying to Spin Elephant Poaching Crisis

This is a blog contribution from EIA’s sister office in the UK, originally posted on eia-international.org. Finally admitting this week that it has presided over a catastrophic 60 percent collapse in its elephant population due to poaching in the past five years, the Government of Tanzania is still flailing around in denial. The Environmental Investigation […]