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Corrupt cop at large despite being jailed for timber theft

Corrupt Indonesian cop Labora Sitorus, jailed for 15 years for large-scale timber theft, is at large after apparently being allowed to leave prison unescorted to seek medical treatment. The former chief brigadier in Raja Ampat, West Papua, has now been added to a list of West Papua’s most-wanted and a team has been set up […]

The news we’ve helped to make and break in 2014!

“The reason for their success is not just the information gathered, it is the way they use it as a political lobbying tool. One of Britain’s most effective conservation groups” – BBC Wildlife Magazine   Regular supporters and followers of EIA’s work will know what makes us so effective ­­– we’re a small team of […]

Season’s greetings – and our thanks for a successful year!

On behalf of everybody here at EIA’s London HQ, I’d like to send all of our supporters everywhere compliments of the season and all best wishes for a peaceful and productive new year. Looking back over the past 12 months, during which EIA celebrated its 30th anniversary, it’s evident that 2014 has been yet another […]

Enforcement & monitoring needed in palm oil sector

Wancino is the focal point for Indonesia’s Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) in Central Kalimantan (Kalteng) Province. The network carries out checks on logging concessions across the archipelago to check for compliance with Indonesia’s revamped timber laws. Over the past two years, Wancino and JPIK Central Kalimantan have carried out extensive investigations into an unregulated […]

Briefing for the Regional Dialogue on Siamese Rosewood and Illegal Logging

A briefing prepared by EIA for the meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, December 2014. .

Permitting Crime: How palm oil expansion drives illegal logging in Indonesia

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.  

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