Tag: undercover-investigation

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Collateral Damage

The vaquita’s plight as the world’s most endangered cetacean species is not due to direct threats such as hunting. Instead, its plummeting numbers are due to indiscriminate killing in illegal gillnets used to poach critically endangered totoaba fish

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Organised Chaos: The illicit overland timber trade between Myanmar and China

Based on extensive undercover investigations into trade in China and Myanmar, this report exposes key actors and systemic corruption which facilitate trade in stolen timber. In Myanmar, Chinese businesses pay in gold bars for the rights to log entire mountains, corruption allows the timber to pass through checkpoints

Chinese language cover for the Sin City report (2015)
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罪恶之城: 老挝经济特区的非法野生动物贸易

以中国赌徒和游客为目标、藏身在老挝的一个度假胜地事实上是非法野生动物制品和身体部分的贸易枢纽。《罪恶之城》记录了博胶省金三角经济特区(the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone)实际上如何变为一个不受法律控制的游乐场。

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Sin City: Illegal wildlife trade in Laos’ Special Economic Zone

A resort complex tucked away in Laos and marketed to Chinese gamblers and tourists is a hub for trade in illegal wildlife products and parts. Sin City documents how the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone (GT SEZ) in Bokeo Province has effectively become a lawless playground