Tag: environmental-crime

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CITES’s Last Chance: Stop the illegal totoaba trade to save the vaquita

The illegal trade in totoaba fish maws is rapidly driving the vaquita marina to extinction. This small rare porpoise endemic to Mexico’s Upper Gulf of California is collateral damage in the pursuit of huge profits by organised criminal networks that sell totoaba swim bladders in Asian markets, primarily China.

Front cover of our report entitled Running out of Time: Wildlife Crime Justice Failures in Vietnam
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Running Out of Time

Despite the rapid proliferation of organised Vietnamese wildlife trafficking networks driving illegal wildlife trade globally, the response from the Government of Vietnam has been inadequate and disproportionate to the scale of wildlife trafficking implicating Vietnamese criminal groups.

Front cover of our report entitled Promises in Practice: The Limited Reliability of Voluntary
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Promises in Practice

Findings in our report Promises in Practice indicate that although deforestation rates in Indonesia’s Papua and West Papua provinces have fallen to approximately half of what would be anticipated under business-as-usual, deforestation is still happening.

Front cover of our report entitled Tip of the Iceberg: Implications of Illegal CFC Production and Use
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Tip of the Iceberg: Implications of Illegal CFC Production and Use

Update on China’s illegal CFC-11 emissions crisis, includes independent laboratory tests of polyurethane foam samples, provided by Chinese enterprises investigated by EIA, confirming the presence of CFC-11 as a blowing agent. CFC-11 is a potent ozone depleting substance that has been banned for almost a decade