We are pleased to welcome the release of a new study Fighting Illicit Wildlife Trafficking. The study has been prepared by Dalberg Global Development Advisors, commissioned by WWF/Traffic, and its findings support the work we have been doing for decades to expose international environmental crime.
We were thrilled to hear remarks of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the need for renewed international efforts to combat wildlife crime. It's been 12 years since the United Nations first recognised wildlife crime as a form of serious transnational organised crime, deserving of a organised enforcement response
Australia’s Parliament has voted in new laws banning stolen timber which require all importers to carry out mandatory due diligence on timber and timber products sourced from overseas in a move which sees Australia join the US and European Union as major timber marketplaces closing their doors to stolen wood
Gibson Guitars’ long overdue acknowledgement of Lacey Act violations – made in a Criminal Enforcement Agreement with the Unites States Government – has landed the firm with US$600,000 of penalties for importing illegal wood, setting a clear benchmark for EU government’s implementation of the EU Timber Regulation
EIA has received the sad news that Surjani Alloy, the leader of the Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara (AMAN, an independent organisation comprising indigenous communities from various parts of the Indonesia archipelago), in West Kalimantan, died suddenly on Saturday.