Tag: enforcement

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Nigeria greenlights “game-changer” law to tackle wildlife trafficking and protect endangered species

LONDON: Nigeria’s new Endangered Species Conservation and Protection Bill to combat wildlife trafficking and protect highly endangered species has passed its first reading at the Nigeria House of Representatives. Prepared by the Nigerian Ministry of Environment and jointly sponsored by Hon. Johnson Oghuma, Chair of the House Environment Committee, and Hon. Sam Onuigbo, the legislation […]

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EIA urges probe into Europe’s black market in climate-damaging refrigerant gases following inaction by Romania

More than a year after the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) first revealed the extent of the illegal multi-million euro trade in climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in Europe, it is urging the European Public Prosecutor's Office to launch an investigation into the growing black market in greenhouses gases

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Italian superyacht firm exposed by EIA for breaking EU law by importing Myanmar teak floats on Hong Kong stock exchange

The Ferretti Group, an Italian superyacht builder which boasts of using “the best quality standard of Burmese teak for teak decking”, is seeking new investment to bolster its business by going public, despite being accused of breaching EU law on the importation of what’s called ‘the king of woods’