Forests

The Ramin Racket

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…

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Profiting from Plunder

Profiting from Plunder

A report on how hundreds of millions of dollars worth of illegal Indonesian timber, including the particularly vulnerable species ramin, are estimated to be entering neighbouring Malaysia each year, providing…

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Above The Law

Above The Law

A report into how corruption on the part of Indonesian police and government officials is to blame for continued illegal logging in Indonesia’s national parks. We urge Indonesian President Megawati…

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Timber Trafficking

Timber Trafficking

A report into illegal logging in Indonesia and South-East Asia, and the international consumption of illegally sourced timber. For the past two decades, the international community has been aware of…

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The Final Cut

The Final Cut

EIA’s first Forests report, arising from investigations conducted jointly by ourselves and Indonesian partner NGO Telapak into illegal logging in Indonesia’s Tanjung Puting National Park. In the remote and supposedly…

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The Politics of Extinction

The Politics of Extinction

A report on the threat posed to the last remaining populations of orangutans by illegal logging and the conversion of forest land to oil palm plantations. The wild orangutan population…

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