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Raw Intelligence: GOCA
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Raw Intelligence: Dejia Group

Inside One of the Congo Basin’s Worst Forest Offenders   EIA Raw Intelligence Series – #1 Dejia Group Bribery, overharvesting and tax evasion. And that’s just the beginning. In EIA’s recently released report Toxic Trade: Forest Crime in Gabon and the Republic of Congo and Contamination of the US Market we exposed how the Dejia […]

Raw Intelligence: GOCA
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Série Intelligence Brute d’EIA – N°1 Groupe Dejia

L’un des pires délinquants forestiers du bassin du Congo vu de l’intérieur     Série Intelligence Brute d’EIA – N°1 Groupe Dejia Corruption, surexploitation et évasion fiscale. Et ce n’est que le début. Dans le rapport publié récemment par EIA, intitulé Commerce toxique : La criminalité forestière au Gabon et en République du Congo qui […]

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Singapore Court Returns Nearly 30,000 Illegal Madagascar Rosewood Logs to Trafficker

In a drawn-out trial full of twists and turns, the Singapore Court of Appeals, on April 8th, stunningly cleared businessman Mr. Wong Wee Keong and his trading company of illegally importing 29,434 Malagasy rosewood logs, worth $50 million dollars. Malagasy rosewood is an extremely rare species in the wild and considered commercially extinct. The decision […]

The official picture of the commitment made by 12 Chinese companies
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World’s Largest Ivory Seizure: Over Nine Tons of Ivory Seized in Vietnam

This post was originally published by EIA-UK. Vietnamese customs has seized over nine tons of ivory in a container shipment from the Republic of Congo, thought to be the largest ivory seizure ever made. This seizure provides yet more evidence that organized criminal syndicates continue to exploit Vietnam as a hub for illegal wildlife trade. […]

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South Korea Says “아니요” (No) to Illegal Timber

February 2019 Update: Earlier this year, Forest Trends published an insightful analysis of Korea’s law, including potential areas for strengthening the regulation, such as: expand the product scope of the law; phase out acceptance of documents such as felling permits, which are weak guarantors of legality; and verify documents and samples of timber imports using […]