Tag: wildlife

Wildlife Crime Enforcement Support in West and Central Africa

A guide to implementation of Decisions 18.90 (Rev. CoP19), 18.91 (Rev. CoP19), 19.84, 19.85, 19.86, 19.87 and 19.88

Enforcement actions such as seizures and arrests are only one part of a wider criminal justice response. Long-term, sustainable responses must include the prosecution of serious and organized wildlife crime, supported by a robust and efficient judicial process.

Roadmap to Closing Captive Tiger Facilities of Concern

Current estimates indicate that there are at least 8,900 tigers being held in more than 300 facilities in East and Southeast Asia. Tiger farming represents a significant animal welfare problem. EIA UK provides recommendations on improving controls and management mechanisms in this briefing for CITES SC77.

Application of Article XIII

EIA recommendations for the 77th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

EIA prepared an analysis of key Article XIII compliance matters in key countries given their persistent non-compliance and/or significant roles in wildlife trafficking globally.

National Ivory Action Plan Process

EIA recommendations to the 77th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

The National Ivory Action Plan (NIAP) process is an important elephant conservation tool and framework. While we commend the progress made so far, EIA provides a brief analysis and recommendations to address some concerns and effectively tackle ivory poaching and trafficking. 

Reality Check: Japan’s Legal Domestic Ivory Market

Briefing Document for Delegates to the 77th Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

Japan’s elephant ivory market is open – the legal framework for the control of the trade in ivory is designed and built to regulate and facilitate commercial ivory trade and support ivory traders.