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West Papua’s big palm oil plantations rip-off

Just 65c a hectare for landowners while major investors cash in   LONDON: An Indonesian oil palm plantation in which Norway has a financial stake paid Papuan tribal landowners as little as US$0.65 per hectare for their forestland, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) can reveal. In the new report Clear-Cut Exploitation, EIA and its Indonesian […]

Madagascar, Lemurs and Spies to screen on the BBC

A documentary showcasing the work of EIA in Madagascar is to screen on BBC2′s Natural World tomorrow (Thursday, March 15) at 8pm. Pure white lemurs called silky sifaka live in the remote rainforests of Madagascar and are one of the rarest animals in the world. Sascha Von Bismarck, an investigator based in EIA’s US office, […]

EIA hosts environmental crime panel in Bangkok

Many senior EIA campaigners are in Bangkok, Thailand, this week for the annual INTERPOL meeting on environmental crime, and to host a special EIA panel discussion on the issue. The event Environmental Crime in Asia – a Growing Threat will take place at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand on Wednesday, February 15 at 7pm […]

Customise your Facebook Timeline with an EIA banner!

As more Facebook users switch over to the new Timeline profile, they’re discovering just how tricky it can be to lay their hands on the right size of image for a page banner. By way of a modest thank-you to our members, followers and supporters everywhere, EIA would like to take the sweat out of […]

UK transmission dates for new films about EIA’s work

THREE new films taking viewers undercover with EIA’s intrepid investigators as they work at the sharp end of environmental crime will be screened in the UK on Nat Geo Wild from December 15. The documentaries were a year in the making and chronicle separate investigations into whaling, illegal logging and the ivory trade, following clues […]

Three new films about EIA premiere across Asia

THREE powerful new documentaries following the work of EIA’s undercover investigators will premiere across Asia from Thursday, November 17, 2011. Screened as the three-part mini-series Crimes Against Nature 2 on National Geographic Channel (Asia), the programmes were a year in the making and take viewers into the murky and high-stakes underbelly of global environmental crime, […]

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