Tag: timber

Open Letter to the 117th Congress and Biden-Harris Administration Urging Support for the FOREST Act

Open Letter to the 117th Congress and Biden-Harris Administration Urging Support for the FOREST Act as a Critical Tool to Help Tackle Deforestation and Associated Crime October 6, 2021 The undersigned organizations urge Congress and the Biden-Harris administration to swiftly enact the Fostering Overseas Rule of Law and Environmentally Sound Trade (FOREST) Act led by […]

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 […]

Tainted Beef

  Ver en español A new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) reveals how beef sold in Colombian supermarkets is fueling illegal deforestation in protected Amazon forests and contributing to financing armed groups. The groundbreaking investigation traces beef originating from illegally deforested areas to supermarket chains such as Grupo Exito and Colsubsidio, where it […]

Carne Contaminada

  Watch in English Un nuevo informe de la Agencia de Investigación Ambiental (EIA por sus siglas en inglés) revela cómo la carne que se vende en los supermercados colombianos está alimentando la deforestación ilegal en los bosques amazónicos protegidos y contribuyendo al financiamiento de grupos armados. La investigación pionera rastrea la carne proveniente de […]