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HCFC phase-out at risk from illegal trade

HCFC phase-out at risk from illegal trade

LONDON: The phase-out of hydrochlorofluoro- carbons (HCFCs) under the Montreal Protocol could be undermined by black market trade unless enforcement agencies are prepared, a new report warns. The report Risk…

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EIA responds to criticism of Crossroads report

EIA responds to criticism of Crossroads report

LONDON: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a London-based international NGO, strongly refutes allegations concerning its recent report into illicit trade in timber between Laos and Vietnam made by a Vietnamese…

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New films on eco detectives premiere in USA

New films on eco detectives premiere in USA

LONDON: Three gripping new documentaries following the work of undercover investigators from the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) will premiere in the USA on Tuesday, September 6, 2011. Launched as…

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Alarm at secret meetings on ivory trade

Alarm at secret meetings on ivory trade

Civil society being excluded from discussions at UN Convention GENEVA: Conservation groups have reacted with dismay and disgust after being forced out of a crucial session on elephants and the…

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