Environmental Investigation Agency

Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) investigates and campaigns against environmental crimes and abuses. Its undercover investigations expose transnational wildlife crime, with a focus on elephants and tigers, and forest crimes such as illegal logging and deforestation for cash crops like palm oil. EIA works to safeguard global marine ecosystems by addressing the threats posed by plastic pollution, bycatch, and over-exploitation of whales, dolphins, and porpoises, and it addresses the threat of climate change by campaigning to eliminate powerful refrigerant greenhouse gases and exposing related illicit trade.

Last Updated: October 12, 2017



The Town at the Heart of China’s Black Market in Ivory

from Environmental Investigation Agency
Last year, in response to mounting criticism for its key role in the steep decline in the world’s elephant population, China announced that it would ban ivory trading and shutter all of the country’s 177 licensed ivory processing companies and...