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Fighting Forest Crime: The Lacey Act and Beyond

  In 2008, the United States amended the century-old Lacey Act to prohibit commerce in illegally sourced plants, including wood products. It is now a crime to import, trade, transport or buy plants or trees that have been taken in violation of foreign law. The U.S. Lacey Act has been a trailblazer, inspiring other countries […]

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Moment of Truth: Promise or Peril for the Amazon as Peru Confronts its Illegal Timber Trade

  EIA’s new report describes important advances since 2012 in Peru’s fight against illegal logging, timber laundering, and its associated international trade – as well as the backlash against these new approaches. The evidence of persistent illegal logging, systemic corruption, laundering, and illegal timber in Peru’s exports remains overwhelming. While the U.S. has begun to […]

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Diana’s Song

  Musicians and environmental defenders come together to understand the threats to Peru’s Amazon.  

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Illegal Logging in Rodna Mountains National Park

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has found clear evidence of illegal logging in Romania’s second largest national park, linked to Holzindustrie Schweighofer, an Austrian timber giant. Learn more