This study shows how the US Lacey Act, which bans trade in wildlife, fish and plants sold in violation of any foreign law, prohibits timber sold in violation of the European Union Timber Regulation, which bars illegal timber and requires due diligence to be carried out on supply chains to identify risks of illegality.
The European Commission is to decide whether the EU will develop an Action Plan on deforestation and degradation – failure to act would mean the EU will be unable to deliver on its international commitments to halt deforestation by 2020, protect climate and biodiversity and to guarantee that human rights are respected
The Autumn 2017 issue of our bi-annual newsletter Investigator, featuring an overview of key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue feature Vietnam caught stealing timber from neighbouring Cambodia and lots more
EIA is delighted that the European Parliament this week sent an unequivocal message to Norway that it must stop whaling and exporting whale meat to Japan.The resolution passed clearly emphasising the EU position with regard to the cruel and unsustainable practice of whaling