Tag: corruption

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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 sector posting a significant threat to the timber species targeted.

Front cover of our report entitled Who Watches the Watchmen? Auditors and the breakdown of oversight in the RSPO
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Who Watches the Watchmen?

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is an industry body formed in 2004 with a mission to reassure consumers that palm oil bearing its certificate of approval is free from links with primary forest destruction, damage to endangered species’ habitats or abuses of the rights of indigenous peoples and communities

Front cover of our briefing entitled The Role of Corruption in Wildlife and Forest Crime
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The Role of Corruption in Wildlife and Forest Crime

A briefing to the sixth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. Using case studies taken from our investigations, this briefing details how corruption pervades the illegal wildlife trade, illegal logging and the trade in stolen timber

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Organised Chaos: The illicit overland timber trade between Myanmar and China

Based on extensive undercover investigations into trade in China and Myanmar, this report exposes key actors and systemic corruption which facilitate trade in stolen timber. In Myanmar, Chinese businesses pay in gold bars for the rights to log entire mountains, corruption allows the timber to pass through checkpoints

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High Profit/Low Risk: Reversing the wildlife crime equation

A briefing prepared by EIA for the Kasane Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade in Botswana on March 25, 2015. The London Declaration of 2014 was one of several events, announcements and declarations from the international community recognising the serious nature of wildlife crime and urging steps to address it

Chinese language cover for the Sin City report (2015)
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罪恶之城: 老挝经济特区的非法野生动物贸易

以中国赌徒和游客为目标、藏身在老挝的一个度假胜地事实上是非法野生动物制品和身体部分的贸易枢纽。《罪恶之城》记录了博胶省金三角经济特区(the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone)实际上如何变为一个不受法律控制的游乐场。