Forests

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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Red Alert

Red Alert

Criminality and corruption have swept a flood of endangered rosewood exports from Laos and Cambodia which fundamentally violate trade protections imposed by the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered…

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The Hongmu Challenge

The Hongmu Challenge

A briefing for the 66th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, January 2016. Hongmu is the Chinese term for high-end reproduction furniture made from richly hued durable tropical hardwoods, a…

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Who Watches the Watchmen?

Who Watches the Watchmen?

A report exposing critical failures in an international system seeking to assure consumers that the palm oil they buy in many thousands of products is sustainable. The Roundtable on Sustainable…

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