Enforcement

Iceland not off the hook over fin whaling

Iceland not off the hook over fin whaling

So, Iceland has dodged the bullet of US trade sanctions over its belligerent hunting of endangered fin whales. But is hasn’t escaped censure entirely, and it’s not unreasonable to expect…

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HCFC phase-out at risk from illegal trade

HCFC phase-out at risk from illegal trade

LONDON: The phase-out of hydrochlorofluoro- carbons (HCFCs) under the Montreal Protocol could be undermined by black market trade unless enforcement agencies are prepared, a new report warns. The report Risk…

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EIA responds to criticism of Crossroads report

EIA responds to criticism of Crossroads report

LONDON: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a London-based international NGO, strongly refutes allegations concerning its recent report into illicit trade in timber between Laos and Vietnam made by a Vietnamese…

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Mass ivory burning shows the way ahead

Mass ivory burning shows the way ahead

EIA calls for the destruction of all black market ivory KENYA: As several tonnes of contraband ivory went up in smoke, the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) called for all…

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Moritorium-breaker KLK in the hot spot

Moritorium-breaker KLK in the hot spot

New evidence indicates illegal land burning in ‘protected’ forest   LONDON: On June 16, 2011, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Telapak exposed how a Malaysian-owned plantation firm breached Indonesian…

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