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Global Wildlife Treaty Bans Massive Illegal Timber Trade from Nigeria

Download the Press Release IMMEDIATE SUSPENSION: Global Wildlife Treaty Bans Massive Illegal Timber Trade from Nigeria Washington D.C. – The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) commends the trade suspension on rosewood from Nigeria, agreed upon by the governing body of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES Standing Committee) at its meeting in Sochi […]

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Livestream: Defend the Defenders

Musicians from Maroon 5, Dave Matthews Band and Guster Join Peruvian Indigenous Leaders, Advocate End to Illegal Deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest Washington D.C.— James Valentine (Maroon 5), Stefan Lessard (Dave Matthews Band) and Adam Gardner (Guster) join with Peruvian Indigenous leader Diana Rios for a special event co-hosted by the D.C. Environmental Film Festival […]

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No Compensation for Timber Traffickers

Download the Press Release Path Cleared Towards Better Forest Governance in Madagascar Sochi (Russian Federation) – The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) welcomes the unanimous rejection of the proposed payoff * mechanism to Malagasy rosewood traffickers, agreed upon by the governing body of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES Standing Committee) at its […]

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Global Wildlife Treaty Put to Test by Growing Organized Forest Crime

Washington, D.C. – At an international meeting in early October, the members of the Standing Committee (SC) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) will make critical decisions impacting the fight against organized criminal networks and their growing hold on the world’s forest resources. In two new reports, the Environmental Investigation Agency […]

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Gobierno de EE.UU. Confirma que Continúan los Problemas para Garantizar el Origen Legal de la Madera del Perú

Gobierno de EE.UU. confirma que continúan los retos para garantizar el origen legal de la madera del Perú 24 de septiembre del 2018 Lima, Perú / Washington DC – En un reciente informe1 publicado por el gobierno de los Estados Unidos, el Comité Multisectorial sobre el Comercio de Productos de Madera provenientes del Perú (el […]