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2022 Impact Report

Emerging into a post-COVID world in 2022 required numerous adaptations. While we undertook many adaptations ourselves, we did not waver from our core objectives and achieved tangible impacts as a result.

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The Dictator’s Door

From Crimes in Equatorial Guinea's Forests to Home Depot's Customers

Our new investigation into crimes in Equatorial Guinea's forests suggests that Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement chain, and Jeld-Wen, the self-declared largest door and window manufacturer in the world, have violated the US Lacey Act for years through their failure to conduct proper due care to ensure they do not use illegally sourced wood.

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Opening the Rosewood Pandora’s Box

Consideration of Risks and Impacts Associated with Prematurely Lifting the Trade Ban for SC77

Recent trade data shows that the trade suspension of P. erinaceus has slowed, but not stopped, the export of this endangered rosewood species from its range in West Africa. Evidence from the ground also shows that illegal logging and international trafficking of the species are still taking place across the region.

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Investing in Extinction

How the global financial sector profits from traditional medicine firms using threatened species

Despite CITES protections, EIA UK discovered that leopard, pangolin, and other endangered species are still being used in licensed traditional Chinese medicine products. Major banks and financial institutions also continue to invest in pharmaceutical companies that manufacture these products.

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Wildlife Crime Enforcement Support in West and Central Africa

A guide to implementation of Decisions 18.90 (Rev. CoP19), 18.91 (Rev. CoP19), 19.84, 19.85, 19.86, 19.87 and 19.88

Enforcement actions such as seizures and arrests are only one part of a wider criminal justice response. Long-term, sustainable responses must include the prosecution of serious and organized wildlife crime, supported by a robust and efficient judicial process.