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Repeat Offender: Vietnam’s persistent trade in illegal timber

Corrupt Government officials and military personnel in Vietnam are complicit in smuggling huge quantities of illegal timber from Cambodia, pocketing millions of dollars in bribes from smugglers for their part in allowing hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of logs stolen from Cambodia’s National Parks

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Prohibited Permits

A briefing prepared for the 3rd Regional Dialogue on Preventing Illegal Logging and Trade in Siamese Rosewood. Despite some important reforms during 2016, significant risks of ongoing illegitimate trade in CITES-listed rosewood species persist - including for both Siamese rosewood and Burmese rosewood

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Overdue Diligence

When German boat builders finally complete Sailing Yacht ‘A’, the world’s largest ever, it will sail away with decks crafted from illegitimate teak sourced from Myanmar. At nearly 150m long and 100m tall, the yacht is being built in Nobiskrug shipyard for Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko at a cost of £260 million

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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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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)