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The Thousand-Headed Snake Forest Crimes, Corruption and Injustice in Indonesia

An environmental crime of almost unimaginable scale continues to unfold across Indonesia. Since the late 1990s the country’s forests have been ransacked, with the government acting as little more than a bystander. Vast profits have been accrued by a handful of influential timber barons, which the Indonesian justice system has totally failed to prosecute. As […]

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2007 Annual Report: Environmental investigation agency US

For almost a quarter century, EIA has pioneered the use of undercover investigations to expose environmental crime around the world. In parallel, we have developed a global intelligence and advocacy network at the highest levels of government, civil society and industry. We use this capacity, together with our campaigning and policy analysis expertise, to spur […]

<p>Illegal logging in the Russian Far East is of particular concern because the forests are home to the last 450 wild Siberian tigers. The Lumber Liquidators case was investigated jointly by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by the Department of Justice under the name “Operation Oakenshield.”</p>
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ODS TRACKING: Feasibility Study on Developing a System for Monitoring the Ozone Depleting Substances

There are many possible components and variations of ‘systems for monitoring transboundary movement’ or ‘tracking mechanisms’. Import and export licensing schemes (national or international), information exchange systems, labelling and marking regulations, and customs codes, all have important roles to play in making possible the monitoring of movements of ODS across national boundaries. All can also […]

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America’s Free Trade for Illegal Lumber

As this report is published, the US is cementing economic partnerships which could further speed the destruction of Southeast Asian and Latin American forests. The list of looming US Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) reads like a who’s who of states involved in the global illegal logging epidemic: Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Peru and Central America.