Tag: rosewood

Mukula Cartel

  In Zambia the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) found that a handful of very high profile figures have apparently orchestrated and facilitated massive trafficking operations for years that are driving mukula rosewood trees to the edge of commercial extinction, devastating vulnerable forests and threatening communities’ livelihoods. Conservative estimates show that on average over 50 40- […]

Raw Intelligence: GOCA

Raw Intelligence: GOCA

  Read every part of the series: Raw Intelligence: Dejia Group Raw Intelligence: WCTS Raw Intelligence: TBNI Raw Intelligence: Hua Jia Raw Intelligence: GOCA

Raw Intelligence: GOCA

Intelligence Brute: ACOG

  Découvrez chacun des épisodes de la série: Intelligence Brute: Groupe Dejia Intelligence Brute: WCTS Intelligence Brute: TBNI Intelligence Brute: Hua Jia Intelligence Brute: ACOG

BAN-boozled: How Corruption and Collusion Fuel the Illegal Rosewood Trade in Ghana

  Our new report BAN-BOOZLED: How Corruption and Collusion Fuel Illegal Rosewood Trade in Ghana reveals how despite a comprehensive ban in place since March 2019, the dry forests and rural communities of Ghana are still the victims of rosewood plundering. EIA estimates that since 2012, over 540,000 tons of rosewood – the equivalent of […]

Authorized Plunder

Authorized Plunder The ongoing sale of “pre-Convention” specimens of Pterocarpus erinaceus in Guinea-Bissau has quickly become the archetype of an ill-conceived stockpile disposal process that directly undermines the integrity of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). New findings by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) indicate that the […]