Three men involved in running a major international ivory smuggling syndicate have been captured following enforcement action by China Customs Anti-Smuggling Bureau. The trio were first exposed in the July 2017 report The Shuidong Connection: Exposing the global hub of the illegal ivory trade
The 30th Meeting of the Parties (MoP30) to the Montreal Protocol closed with a decision on immediate next steps to understand and address CFC-11 emissions. EIA commends the sense of urgency and commitment expressed by the Parties in taking immediate action to respond to the unexpected emissions of CFC-11
With the 30th Meeting of the Parties (MoP30) to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer opening in Quito, Ecuador, on Monday, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is releasing a new update on China’s illegal CFC-11 emissions crisis.
In the wake of shocking evidence showing significant and unexplained emissions of the ozone-destroying chemical CFC-11, the new report Blowing It by the Environmental Investigation Agency reveals compelling evidence that illegal production and use of CFC-11 in the polyurethane foam sector in China is the cause