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Undercover Detectives Battle Eco-Crime

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Despite its impressive name, the Environmental Investigation Agency is not a government agency but a small nonprofit that has become one of the world’s most effective conservation groups. Based in London, EIA operatives go undercover to catch environmental criminals (Eco-Crime) and bring them to justice.

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CITES CoP17: Elephants Win, Lions Lose

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World governments have adopted landmark decisions on shutting down illegal trade while regulating legal, sustainable and traceable trade in wild animals and plants. The decisions affect a large number of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, as well as an entire genus of trees.

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Extinction Stalks Meat-Eating Carnivores

Extinction Stalks Meat-Eating Carnivores

The African lion faces extinction by the year 2050, wildlife experts project, at risk due to indiscriminate killing in defence of human life and livestock, habitat loss, and prey base depletion from poaching and illicit trade.

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