Tag: environmental-crime

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The Cost of Convenience

Report into the relationship between convenience store chain 7-Eleven, Japanese majority owner Ito-Yokado and Japan’s ongoing killing of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Ito-Yokado plays a role in sustaining the Government of Japan’s flagrant refusal to follow the international moratorium on commercial hunting of whales

Front cover of our report entitled Unfinished Business: The Continued Illegal Trade in Ozone-Depleting Substances and the Threat Posed to the Montreal Protocol Phase-out
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Unfinished Business

A report on the illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and the threat posed to the Montreal Protocol phase-out. Initial predictions for full recovery of the ozone layer by 2050 now seem optimistic and the Montreal Protocol process continues to be undermined by the illegal trade in ODS

Front cover of our report entitled Timber Trafficking: Illegal Logging in Indonesia, South East Asia and International Consumption of Illegally Sourced Timber
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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 rampant logging of tropical forests and vanishing biodiversity

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Thailand’s Tiger Economy

Thailand has shown itself to be woefully inadequate in implementing domestic legislation to stamp out the tiger trade and in enforcing international agreements to which it is a signatory. Thailand has also become a conduit for illegal trade as well as a manufacturer and supplier of tiger products

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Lethal Experiment

A report into how the first CITES-approved ivory sale led to an increase in elephant poaching In 1997, CITES Parties voted to down-list the elephant populations of Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe, followed swiftly by a supposedly one-time only sale in 1999 of stockpiled ivory to Japan