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Another Devastating Year for Rhinos in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A grim new poaching record in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province estimates that 325 rhinos were killed last year – which means that on average, a rhino was poached every 27 hours. We can’t afford to waste any more time or resources if we are to protect and recover KZN’s rhinos.

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Recover, Reclaim, Reuse – The Coolest Way to Manage Refrigerants

Washington state leads the way by proposing a bounty on super-polluting HFC refrigerant gases

HB 2401 - a first-in-the-nation bill on recovery, reclamation and reuse of refrigerants - represents a promising approach for taking action on super-polluting HFCs that should be a model for states looking to bolster future refrigerant gas supplies and protect the climate.

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Finding Common Ground

Conservation NGOs and Traditional Health Practitioners in South Africa Share a Desire to Protect Biodiversity

Over the course of three days last November, EIA and South Africa-based NGO Blood Lions engaged in passionate, honest, deeply enlightening discussions with 20 senior and new THPs from across five of South Africa’s nine provinces.

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ALDI becomes first U.S. food retailer to commit to natural refrigerants across all stores

ALDI’s industry-leading climate commitment to phase-out super pollutant refrigerants

Major U.S. supermarket chain ALDI has committed to transition to natural refrigerants across all of its 2300+ U.S. stores before the end of 2035. ALDI has led action to tackle climate-polluting refrigerants for years, and its recent announcement raises the bar to a new level for U.S. food retailers. 

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Still Open for Business

Stop Japan's Ivory Trade

Japan is currently the world’s most significant open ivory market, but the government has the opportunity to change that status. EIA will continue to advocate for the end of all legal ivory trade, everywhere and at every level, in order to protect elephants.