The Autumn 2014 issue of our bi-annual newsletter Investigator, featuring an overview of key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features: A look ahead to future challenges in the fight against environmental crime and exploitation and lots more
This week, the Environmental Investigation Agency celebrates 30 years. We differ from other NGOs in our strong focus on environmental criminality, dispatching investigators to work undercover with hidden cameras, false-front companies and assumed identities, often in harrowing and potentially dangerous circumstances
More than a year after it came into law, the European Commission (EC) has published a scorecard accessing the progress of the 28 member states in implementing the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR). After many years of lobbying and discussion, the landmark EUTR came into legal effect on March 3, 2013
A key recommendation directed to the Hong Kong authorities to counter the illicit trade in Siamese rosewood has finally been accepted. In an EIA-hosted event at CITES, the Hong Kong Management Authority announced that enactment of the legislation has been scheduled for November
The 65th Meeting of the Standing Committee (SC65) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) will take place in Geneva. Our campaigners will attend and urge Parties to stop stimulating demand in wildlife products focusing on Asian big cats (tigers), elephants and tropical forests.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil is intended to prevent destruction of High Conservation Value forests and protect forest-dependent communities from exploitation by palm oil firms. A report in the latest edition of Indonesian magazine Tempo shows the body’s complaints process is failing to uphold its standards