Our reports

Checking Out on Plastics III

For the third year, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Greenpeace UK have surveyed the major supermarkets and grocery retailers in the UK on their efforts to reduce plastic pollution.

Criminal Neglect – Failings in enforcement undermine efforts to stop illegal logging in Indonesia

Indonesia’s long-running problem with illegal logging has had devastating impacts. Illegal loggers and traders have particularly focused on high value timber species such as merbau. In recent years, however, the Indonesian Government, with support from civil society, has made significant efforts to combat this destructive crime.

Double Impact – The nexus where wildlife and forest crime overlap

EIA conducted a review of the information gathered between 2017 and 2020 by its Wildlife and Forests teams in Africa and Asia in order to examine the relationship between wildlife and forest crime. Detailed analysis of this information revealed a relationship (or ’nexus’) between the two crime types in three key areas...

Out of Africa: How West and Central Africa have become the epicentre of ivory and pangolin scale trafficking to Asia

Out of Africa: How West and Central Africa have become the epicentre of ivory and pangolin scale trafficking to Asia details how endemic corruption, weak or absent rule of law, low levels of development and hotspots of armed conflict have left the region wide open to exploitation by well-organised transnational criminal gangs.