Tag: wildlife

Orangutans in Crisis

  Orangutans are in crisis. Asia’s only species of great ape are declining rapidly due to habitat loss, illegal killing, and wildfires. Found on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, all three species of orangutans (Bornean, Sumatran and Tapanuli) are classified as Critically Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). An estimated […]

Orang Utan Dalam Krisis

Orang utan tengah mengalami krisis. Satu-satunya spesies kera besar Asia semakin berkurang jumlahnya akibat hilangnya habitat, pembunuhan secara ilegal, dan kebakaran. Tiga spesies orang utan (borneo, sumatra, dan tapanuli) yang hanya dijumpai di Pulau Kalimantan dan Sumatra ini diklasifikasikan sebagai Kritis (Critically Endangered/CR ) oleh International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Sekitar 148.500 orang […]

Letter: NGOs Make Recommendations for Tokyo Ivory Market Closure

EIA and 30 international non-government environmental and conservation organizations sent a letter October 7, 2021, following up on previous appeals to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG). Our organizations continue to urge Tokyo to close the market for elephant ivory and make specific recommendations in the letter to the TMG for moving forward. The letter can […]

2020 Impact Report

For EIA, as for the rest of the world, 2020 was a year that brought unprecedented challenges and grave uncertainties. The coronavirus pandemic and its ripple effects on the environment and humanity is a reminder of our interconnectedness with each other and with nature. Throughout this difficult time, we at EIA remained undeterred and unwavering […]

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 […]