Tag: forest-governance

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Impact Report 2015

An annual report assessing the impact of EIA’s various campaigns during 2015. All of our dedicated campaigns – Climate, Elephants, Forests, Oceans and Tigers – recorded a number of significant successes during the year

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Cycles of Destruction

The expanding trade in hongmu (rare and valuable “red wood” used primarily for antique-style furniture in China) has driven successive boom and bust cycles all over the world, marked by unsustainable harvest, multiple legal violations (theft, smuggling, corruption) and violence in source countries

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EIA Briefing for CITES CoP17 – Timber

A Timber briefing prepared for the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

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Red Alert

Criminality and corruption have swept a flood of endangered rosewood exports from Laos and Cambodia which fundamentally violate trade protections imposed by the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

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The Hongmu Challenge

A briefing for the 66th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, January 2016. Hongmu is the Chinese term for high-end reproduction furniture made from richly hued durable tropical hardwoods, a sector posting a significant threat to the timber species targeted.