Tag: investigation

The Lie Behind the Ply

  In an unprecedented investigation that connects threatened forests of Solomon Islands, China’s timber manufacturing hubs, and European importers, our new report The Lie Behind the Ply reveals how European consumers of tropical plywood have been the unwitting drivers of forest degradation. Our findings show that European companies appear to have imported thousands of tons […]

Cashing-In On Chaos

  Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)’s three-year investigation into the Senegal-Gambia-China rosewood traffic uncovered unprecedented evidence on a series of major forest crimes. EIA’s findings indicate that: i) an estimated 1.6 million trees have been illegally harvested in Senegal and smuggled into The Gambia between June 2012 and April 2020; ii) the rosewood traffic between Senegal […]

Condenando El Bosque

  En junio de 2018, el Instituto de Hidrología, Meteorología y Estudios Ambientales, IDEAM, reportó que dos tercios de la deforestación en Colombia durante el 2017 ocurrió en tres departamentos de la región amazónica: Caquetá, Putumayo y Amazonas. En conjunto, dichosdepartamentos perdieron alrededor de 144.147 hectáreas de bosque, más del doble del área deforestada en […]