Reports

Front cover of our report entitled The Last Frontier: Illegal Logging in Papua and China's Massive Timber Theft

The Last Frontier

A report on how the rampant smuggling of illegal timber from Indonesia to China is a billion dollar trade threatening the last remaining intact tropical forests in the Asia-Pacific region. Asia has already lost 95 per cent of its frontier forests and most of what remains is confined to the Indonesian archipelago

Dead End

A briefing document on the construction of a game-proof fence around the Makgadikgadi National Park, the largest wetland habitat in Botswana. The fence will extend for 480km and is intended to limit the predator/livestock conflict that has beset local communities adjacent to the Park

Front cover of our report entitled The Tiger Skin Trail

The Tiger Skin Trail

A report released at the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP13) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). It reveals new evidence of the illegal trade in tiger skins, drawing together information from India, Nepal and China as the source, transit and destination countries

The Enforcement Imperative

Report on how enforcement measures must be strengthened and implemented as a matter of urgency if the illegal trade in ivory is to be tackled effectively. The sophistication and scope of organised crime syndicates far outweigh the capacity and resources of many enforcement agencies, particularly in developing countries

Front cover of our report entitled The Ramin Racket: The Role of CITES in Curbing Illegal Timber Trade

The Ramin Racket

A report on the role of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in curbing illegal timber trade and protecting endangered tree species. Despite the success of its current CITES listing, endangered ramin remains under threat, with remnants of Malaysia’s ramin forests exploited unsustainably