Japan - Wildlife
Campaign Focus Areas
- 象牙のハンコ:日本の違法な象牙取引&アフリカ ゾウの悲劇の元凶
- Investigation Reveals Hanko Demand Drives Japan's Illegal Ivory Trade
Nearly 200 retailers in Japan are willing to sell ivory hanko knowing the sought-after name seals are destined for export which is illegal, a new investigation reveals.
- How Ivory Hanko Destroyed Africa's Elephants and drives Japan's Illegal Ivory Trade
Japan’s demand for hanko made of elephant ivory is a modern phenomenon driven by the country’s ivory industry.
- Superficial Reforms: An Analysis of Recent Amendments to Japan's Ivory Control Laws
Briefing Document for Delegates to CITES Standing Committee 70
- JAPAN’S ILLEGAL IVORY TRADE: Briefing Document for Delegates to CITES Standing Committee 69
EIA's recommendations to the Standing Committee with regard to CITES Resolution Conf. 10.10 and Japan's ivory trade
- EIA Applauds Japan’s AEON for Elephant Ivory Phase-out
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) praised AEON’s official announcement that it will phase out all sales of elephant ivory by tenants in all of AEON’s numerous malls across Japan by March 2020.
- EIA Condemns Japan’s Ivory Tusk Registration Campaign
As the Government of Japan announces that it will launch a campaign to register privately-owned ivory, EIA condemns the move due to Japan's highly illegal trade.
- Is John Hume Dealing with Criminal Syndicates in Auctioning His Rhino Horn?
In advance of the rhino horn auction in South Africa, EIA questions John Hume's involvement
- Japan's Rakuten Closes the Door on Ivory Sales
- Japan's Internet Retail Giant Rakuten Ichiba Ceasing Ivory Sales
Japan's largest internet retailer, Rakuten, has announced it will cease all sales of ivory products on its sites.