Reports

Environmental Crime

A report showing the scale and impacts of environmental crime and calling for strong political will to tackle it as a matter of urgency. Environmental crimes broadly include: illegal trade in wildlife, smuggling of ozone- depleting substances, illicit trade in hazardous waste, illegal fishing and illegal logging

Skin Deep

A briefing for the 57th meeting of CITES Standing Committee, 14-18 July 2008. Undercover work in China in June 2008 found 14 shops offering Asian big cat skins for sale, including nine whole snow leopard skins, 13 whole leopard skins, five pieces of leopard skin trim and a whole tiger skin

Poisonous Policies

A report revealing polluted whale, dolphin and porpoise products are still widely available in many parts of Japan. Some products tested were so polluted they could cause acute mercury poisoning from a single meal yet there is no legal provision to prohibit the sale of toxic whale meat

Borderlines

A report based on field investigations by us and partner Telapak exposing how the rapid growth of Vietnam’s wood processing industry is threatening some of the last intact forests in the Mekong region, especially those in neighbouring Laos

Front cover of our report entitled We Don't Buy It! Nippon Suisan, Maruha and Kyokuyo's continuing support for Japan's whaling

We don’t buy it!

For its entire history, Japan’s commercial whaling industry has been dominated by three companies, Maruha, Nippon Suisan and Kyokuyo. These three companies are now powerful multinational seafood enterprises with extensive commercial seafood distribution interests in the EU, the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand