Tag: forests

 Illegal wood in PNSD and Yavarí Tapiche
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Peru Issues 35 Million Dollar Fine, Orders Plantation Company to Leave the Amazon

Tamshi SAC must immediately cease operations and restore ecosystem damage Lima, Peru— In an unprecedented decision, the Peruvian Environmental Assessment and Enforcement Agency (OEFA) issued a fine of 129,000,000 soles (35 million dollars) to the plantation company Tamshi SAC in the province of Loreto for continuing to operate without required environmental permits and for illegally […]

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EIA responds to allegations made by the Timber Trade Federation

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) received with dismay the statement made by the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) on October 2nd, regarding EIA’s press release Dutch Authorities Stop Chinese Plywood Import. We would like to provide the following response to allegations made in the TTF’s statement: TTF accused EIA of not giving enough information to support […]

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Dutch Authorities Stop Chinese Plywood Import

Washington D.C. – As of this week, the Dutch competent authority has ordered the company Sakol Nederland B.V. (“Sakol”) to cease importing in violation of the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) a tropical face plywood product from Jiangsu High Hope Arser Co. Ltd. (“Arser”). Arser is one of the largest plywood exporters in China. This […]

 Illegal wood in PNSD and Yavarí Tapiche
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Relief in the Forest

Cameroon Government Backtracks on the Ebo Forest WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) commends the Cameroon Prime Minister’s recent actions to suspend logging projects in the Ebo Forest, one of the last intact forests in central Africa. The area includes ancestral lands for local […]

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Amazonía en Emergencia

Piden a Presidente del Perú que atienda la Emergencia Humanitaria en Comunidades Indígenas de la Amazonía En el contexto del COVID-19, más de 100 organizaciones de la sociedad civil peruana e internacional respaldan las demandas de las organizaciones indígenas del Perú. Mediante una carta pública dirigida al Presidente del Perú, Martín Vizcarra, más de cien […]

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Amazon in Emergency

President of Peru Asked to Address the Humanitarian Emergency in Indigenous Communities of the Amazon In the context of COVID-19, more than 100 Peruvian and international civil society organizations support the demands of Peru’s indigenous organizations. Through a public letter addressed to the President of Peru, Martín Vizcarra, more than a hundred organizations of Peruvian […]