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Yahoo! Japan

Yahoo! Japan and Ivory: A Win for Elephants After years of leading Japan’s online sales of elephant ivory products, on August 28, 2019, Yahoo! Japan announced that all sales of elephant ivory would be ending effective November 1, 2019. After campaigning for a decade to urge Yahoo! Japan to cease all ivory sales, EIA is […]

The official picture of the commitment made by 12 Chinese companies
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Outcomes from the 71st meeting of the CITES Standing Committee and 18th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to CITES

The 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP18) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) wrapped up today in Geneva, Switzerland. Campaigners from our UK and US offices were in attendance throughout the meeting, pushing for adoption of strong decisions to combat illegal and unsustainable […]

The official picture of the commitment made by 12 Chinese companies
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EIA Wildlife Campaign at CITES CoP18

Follow EIA’s Wildlife Campaign at the 18th meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties as our campaigners work to ensure protections for some of the world’s most at-risk wildlife populations. August 17, 2019 Wildlife Policy Analyst, Taylor Tench, gives an update on EIA’s wildlife priorities on Day 1 of CITES Cop18. August 18, 2019 […]

Hidden stockpile in Madagascar.
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EIA Priorities for CITES CoP18

EIA_CITES_CoP18_Briefing_Document_August_2019 On August 17th, the world’s governments will convene in Geneva, Switzerland, for the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP18). At CoP18, governments (or “Parties” in CITES parlance) will address the most pressing trade-related conservation issues facing […]

Hong Kong Customs displays 82.5kg of rhino horns from South Africa and destined for Malaysia. Photo: ISD
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Navigating Best Practices for the Arctic

The Arctic is changing before our eyes, faster than anyone anticipated. While a report on the state of the oceans and cryosphere by the International Panel on Climate Change is expected in September 2019 and will offer the most comprehensive picture of the Polar Regions, until its completion there are plenty of examples of the […]