Tag: wildlife

Save Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

The most recent population count of Cook Inlet beluga whales from NOAA is encouraging, but this is no time for a victory lap. The overall well-being of this unique population remains uncertain.

World Rhino Day 2023

At the start of the 20th century, there were approximately half a million rhinos in Africa. Today, there are fewer than 23,000. If the current rate of poaching continues, rhinos may not have much time left.

World Elephant Day 2023

Since the world banned the international trade of ivory in 1989, most nations have done their part to protect elephants by closing their domestic ivory markets. When will Japan join the fight?

Turn Down the Volume

It's time to set limits on underwater noise from ships

There are more than 50,000 commercial ships traversing the world oceans, carrying out the important job of moving more than 80% of global trade by volume. An unintended consequence of all these ships is growing underwater noise pollution. A cargo vessel underway can often be heard from tens of kilometers away. Scientists measuring ocean noise […]

Happy Earth Day 2023

 We invite you to be a part of EIA’s efforts to protect the planet by supporting our Forest, Climate, and Wildlife conservation work. Your contribution can play a crucial role in protecting the natural world from illegal logging, poaching, and other environmental crimes. By working together, we can help preserve old-growth forests, safeguard endangered […]

Rhinoceros Poaching in Botswana

In 2017, rhino poaching started to increase in Botswana as poachers began killing rhinos in the vast Okavango Delta region in the northwest of the country. EIA’s situational analysis highlights some of the key issues facing Botswana’s conservation sector and contains EIA’s recommendations for actions to be taken by Botswana and CITES CoP19. Read the […]