A report on how the clear-cutting of forests to make way for oil palm plantations is driving illegal logging in Indonesia. . * Download the report in English here. . * Download the report in Indonesian here.
JAKARTA: The clear-cutting of forests to make way for oil palm plantations is driving a wave of illegal logging in Indonesia, fundamentally undermining efforts to bring much-needed reform to the nation’s forestry and timber sectors. A new report released today by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Permitting Crime: How palm oil expansion drives illegal logging […]
Thousands of tigers are held in captivity throughout China and South-East Asia, many destined to be butchered for their meat and bones, their skins turned into luxury home décor. The licensed trade in the skins of captive-bred tigers in China poses an enforcement nightmare as it masks and stimulates illegal trade, diverting vital police and […]
Today (December 9) is the United Nations annual International Anti-Corruption Day. While the calendar is awash with international ‘days’ marking everything under the sun (sorry, you’ve already missed World Smile Day this year), efforts to publicise and curb corruption are worth supporting. From the Environmental Investigation Agency’s perspective, corruption is a key enabling factor in […]
Double your donations and help EIA stop the illegal wildlife trade! On December 4, 5 and 6 there is an incredible opportunity to have your donation to EIA doubled through the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2014. This means that your gift will go twice as far supporting our crucial work in 2015 to fight the […]
On November 6, the Environmental Investigation Agency released a major new report detailing rampant elephant poaching and ivory smuggling in Tanzania, with the bulk of the contraband tusks bound for the Chinese market. The report, entitled Vanishing Point, was the result of exhaustive research and a series of undercover investigations carried out by EIA in […]