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As a landmark forest agreement is about to be signed, Faith Doherty reflects on the 10 year journey

Sitting on the Eurostar, once again on my way to Brussels and this time for what should be a defining moment for our campaign against illegal logging, I have been thinking about the amount of time I have spent in meetings and how much I have learned over the years about getting legislation through the […]

Following up on Tanzania, EIA shares its skills

When I joined EIA back in the mists of time (well, 1997 actually) I was quickly dispatched to a remote part of Wales to undergo camera training. I especially remember the joys of performing a manual white balance with a bulky Hi-8 format camera on a bleak hilltop buffeted by strong winds. Fast forward to […]

Tensions rise ahead of Friday’s critical HFC-23 vote

This year has certainly got off to a flying start, with all of last year’s campaigning on the HFC-23 issue about to come to a head. This Friday, European Countries will vote on a proposed regulation to ban the use of HFC and other industrial gas credits in Europe’s carbon markets from January 2013. If […]

JIPIK – Faith Doherty explains new civil society monitoring network to help prevent illegal logging in Indonesia

After all the years of being outside the system and having to rely on companies monitoring themselves, JIPIK is there to be the voice for civil society. And now the real work begins. Our investigations will continue, but this time we have an avenue for that information to be formally recognised and acted on.

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