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How to Use Romania’s Forest Inspector

  Forest Inspector, a real-time map-based presentation of all timber transports in Romania, has been updated to include significant levels of transparency to an already impressive online tool. EIA has created a short video tutorial introducing the website’s new and existing features. Due to increasing deforestation globally, pressure has increased for improved transparency and traceability […]

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EIA Comments on ASHRAE-15 Standards Proposal

Developing modernized safety standards and building codes is vital to enabling widespread use of climate-friendly refrigerants. It is also therefore key to successful implementation of a global of HFC phase-down under the Kigali Amendment. EIA submitted comments on a proposed revision to a major U.S. safety standard, ASHRAE-15, calling for important revisions to further enable […]

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Mukula Cartel

In Zambia the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) found that a handful of very high profile figures have apparently orchestrated and facilitated massive trafficking operations for years that are driving mukula rosewood trees to the edge of commercial extinction, devastating vulnerable forests and threatening communities’ livelihoods. Conservative estimates show that on average over 50 40- foot […]

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Search, Reuse and Destroy: Initiating Global Discussion to Act on a 100 Billion Ton Climate Problem

This report outlines the immediate need to act upon a 100 billion ton climate opportunity. Current climate pledges and action are insufficient, by a wide margin, to address the worsening climate crisis and meet the global target of containing warming below 1.5 °C. “Banks” of fluorinated greenhouse gases, which consist of ozone depleting substances (ODS) […]

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EIA 2018 Impact Report

In 2018 the Environmental Investigation Agency continued to confront the greatest environmental threats facing the world today. The EIA team pursued, documented and exposed the activities of syndicates that threaten endangered species, damage the climate and ozone layer, and drive the trade in timber stolen from the world’s most important remaining forests. Read the 2018 […]

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Scheduled Extinction: Our Last Chance to Protect the Threatened African Mukula Trees

  As representatives from over 180 countries meet in Geneva for the 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP18) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), EIA releases a new report documenting the highly destructive trade in “mukula” wood from Central and Southern Africa. Asian timber trafficking networks […]