Tag: wildlife

2019 Impact Report

2019 marked our thirtieth year of profound global impact, and what a year it was! From Yahoo! Japan banning the sale of ivory —culminating from a decade of unrelenting EIA pressure — and thereby eliminating a market that drove the slaughter of African elephants for years; to the launch of our Climate-Friendly Supermarkets website, celebrating […]

Letter: Appeal to Tokyo’s Governor Koike for Ivory Market Closure

Letter: Appeal to Tokyo’s Governor Koike for Ivory Market Closure On March 12, 2020, EIA and 29 international and Japanese environmental and conservation organizations sent a letter to Tokyo’s Governor Yuriko Koike commending Tokyo for taking progressive action to investigate the trade in ivory within Tokyo prefecture and explore measures to prevent illegal ivory trade and […]

EIA 2018 Impact Report

In 2018 the Environmental Investigation Agency continued to confront the greatest environmental threats facing the world today. The EIA team pursued, documented and exposed the activities of syndicates that threaten endangered species, damage the climate and ozone layer, and drive the trade in timber stolen from the world’s most important remaining forests. Read the 2018 […]

Transfer Saiga Antelope to CITES Appendix I

EIA has produced a joint briefing to encourage CoP18 to support the proposal submitted by Mongolia and the United States of America to transfer all saiga populations from CITES Appendix II to Appendix I to ensure international trade does not further contribute to the threats currently facing this species. We have also produced an Executive […]