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Forest Liquidators & Timber Smugglers: The Full Story

How an EIA investigation regarding the Lacey Act led to the first criminal sentence and millions of dollars in fines for North America’s largest hardwood flooring retailer. In February 2016, for the first time in history, a major U.S. corporation was sentenced for committing a criminal felony for smuggling wood into the United States, related […]

25 Years of Investigations

In 2014, the Environmental Investigation Agency US celebrates 25 years of protecting the environment with intelligence. To commemorate this monumental occasion, the team has created a video showcasing a quarter century of investigations. Beginning with the undercover investigation into the illegal ivory trade in the late 1980s, EIA has pioneered the use of undercover work […]