Tag: investigation

Parcelando la Amazonía

Cómo empresas cuestionadas adquirieron y deforestaron vastas extensiones de la Amazonía peruana con la complicidad del gobierno

La deforestación para la agroindustria a escala industrial, en particular para instalar monocultivos de palma aceitera y cacao, es un problema cada vez mayor en Perú.

Carving Up the Amazon

How questionable companies bought and cleared vast tracts of the Peruvian Amazon with government complicity

Industrial-scale agribusiness, particularly palm oil and cocoa, is driving deforestation in the most densely-forested regions of the Peruvian Amazon.

Bad Prospects

The Mining Exploration Financial Model that Rewards a Few While Creating Excessive Risks in the Shared Watersheds of British Columbia and Alaska

A speculative gold rush is putting communities in the Alaska-British Columbia transboundary region at financial and environmental risk, while a network of 450 Canadian companies reap the rewards thanks to a Ponzi scheme-like Prospect Generator Model.

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.

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.

Mercury in Retrograde

An EIA undercover investigation unravels the secret ingredient in many racist and colorist “skin lightening” products: a mercury compound missed by global regulations so far.