Forests

In Our Palms

In Our Palms

To meet its pledge to halt deforestation, the European Union needs to act to reduce the deforestation footprint of the commodities it imports, including palm oil. Existing methods to alleviate…

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A Tale of Two Laws

A Tale of Two Laws

The US Lacey Act prohibits trade in wildlife, fish and plants illegally taken, possessed, transported or sold in violation of any foreign law that protects plants. The European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR)…

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Impact Report 2016

Impact Report 2016

We have a proud history of driving real, significant change across our four key programmes of work – Climate, Forests, Ocean and Wildlife. Here you can see for yourself the…

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Still Permitting Crime

Still Permitting Crime

A joint report with our partner the Independent Forest Monitoring Network (Jaringan Pemantau Independen Kehutanan, or JPIK) reveals how a palm oil plantation established and developed illegally in 2013 and…

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Prohibited Permits

Prohibited Permits

A briefing prepared for the 3rd Regional Dialogue on Preventing Illegal Logging and Trade in Siamese Rosewood, held in Bangkok from 29-31 March 2017. Despite some important reforms during 2016,…

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Overdue Diligence

Overdue Diligence

When German boat builders finally complete Sailing Yacht ‘A’ – the world’s largest ever – it will sail away with decks crafted from illegitimate teak sourced from Myanmar. At nearly…

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Impact Report 2015

Impact Report 2015

An annual report assessing the impact of EIA’s various campaigns during 2015. All of our dedicated campaigns – Climate, Elephants, Forests, Oceans and Tigers – recorded a number of significant…

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Cycles of Destruction

Cycles of Destruction

A briefing prepared for the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The expanding trade in…

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