Tag: timber

Fighting Forest Crime: The Lacey Act and Beyond

  In 2008, the United States amended the century-old Lacey Act to prohibit commerce in illegally sourced plants, including wood products. It is now a crime to import, trade, transport or buy plants or trees that have been taken in violation of foreign law. The U.S. Lacey Act has been a trailblazer, inspiring other countries […]

Destino China: resumen complementario al informe Momento de la Verdad

Read in English El reciente informe de EIA, El Momento de la Verdad mostró que la ilegalidad y el fraude son generalizados en todo el sector maderero peruano, y que una gran parte de la madera talada ilegalmente se exporta a decenas de países. En “Destino China: resumen complementario al informe Momento de la Verdad”, […]

Moment of Truth: Promise or Peril for the Amazon as Peru Confronts its Illegal Timber Trade

Leer en Español EIA’s new report describes important advances since 2012 in Peru’s fight against illegal logging, timber laundering, and its associated international trade – as well as the backlash against these new approaches. The evidence of persistent illegal logging, systemic corruption, laundering, and illegal timber in Peru’s exports remains overwhelming. While the U.S. has […]

Moment of Truth: Promise or Peril for the Amazon as Peru Confronts its Illegal Timber Trade

  EIA’s new report describes important advances since 2012 in Peru’s fight against illegal logging, timber laundering, and its associated international trade – as well as the backlash against these new approaches. The evidence of persistent illegal logging, systemic corruption, laundering, and illegal timber in Peru’s exports remains overwhelming. While the U.S. has begun to […]