Forest reports

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...

Who Watches the Watchmen? 2

As the world approaches 2020 targets to halt deforestation, the RSPO needs to rapidly implement radical solutions to restore its credibility. We question whether the RSPO is willing and able to rectify its systemic failures – ultimately, voluntary certification is too limited by its voluntary nature.

Front cover of our report entitled Promises in Practice: The Limited Reliability of Voluntary

Promises in Practice

Findings in our report Promises in Practice indicate that although deforestation rates in Indonesia’s Papua and West Papua provinces have fallen to approximately half of what would be anticipated under business-as-usual, deforestation is still happening.