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Tokyo Fumbles Short-Term Ivory Trade Action

Tokyo Fumbles Short-Term Ivory Trade Action TOKYO — Conservation, environmental and animal welfare groups bemoaned measures announced today by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to address Tokyo’s illegal ivory trade as a missed opportunity. Tokyo’s short-term plan is focused only on consumer awareness and falls dramatically short of expectations for substantive action, instead replicating previous failed awareness efforts by […]

Letters

Sign-on Letter to Biden Administration on Addressing Zoonotic Disease Spillover Risk

EIA, together with more than 60 other environmental and conservation organizations, is calling on the Biden Administration to adopt strategies and policies critical to addressing the increasing threat of zoonotic disease spillover into human populations. The majority of emerging infectious diseases originate in and are transmitted from animals to humans, and most of these zoonotic […]

Letters

NGO Appeal to Tokyo for Urgent Measures on Ivory

EIA and 25 international non-government environmental and conservation organizations sent a letter February 18, 2021 to follow up on a previous appeal from March 2020. Our organizations encourage the closure of Tokyo’s ivory market and also recommend some actions the Tokyo Metropolitan Government should take before the ivory market can be closed, including during the […]

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EIA Calls Upon the Biden Administration to Take Bold Action

EIA Calls Upon the Biden Administration to Take Bold Action to Prioritize Environmental and Social Justice The Biden-Harris administration takes the helm at a time when the world faces multiple interrelated ecological and social justice crises. Bold, transformative approaches are urgently needed to change systems too long operating at the expense of environmental, social and […]

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Kruger National Park Rhino Population Crash Underscores Continued Poaching Threat Facing World’s Rhinos

Kruger National Park in South Africa is considered the stronghold for Africa’s white rhinos. The park, located in the northeast corner of the country on the border with Mozambique, is home to the largest free-roaming white rhino population in all of Africa, and also supports a smaller population of Critically Endangered black rhino. However, newly […]