A briefing revealing that a large number of auctions of tiger bone wine, supposedly illegal in China, have taken place, going as far back as 2009. While it is not possible to confirm that all tiger bone wine advertised for auction was successfully sold, they clearly show there is widespread demand for the product
A briefing about how Japan is falling behind other major consuming markets in its efforts to halt trade in illegally sourced wood. Of five consumer countries studied, Japan had the highest proportion of imports of probable illegal source and the highest per-capita consumption of illegal wood
A report to the 23rd Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, from 21-25 November 2011 in Bali, Indonesia. The time has come for every international body and agency to take strong and immediate action to limit greenhouse gas emissions and halt climate change.
End in Sight shows that with simple revisions to the F-Gas Regulation, currently under review, Europe could eliminate the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a family of potent greenhouse gases hundreds to thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide.
The World Bank has estimated illegal logging costs producer countries $15 billion a year, it's acknowledged that timber processing and importing countries have a vital role to play in tackling the problem. This briefing assesses the progress made in the past decade, highlighting areas where actions are still needed