A briefing for the Asia Pacific Forestry Week meeting in China from November 7-11, 2011 which reviews the progress made by the European Union and US in agreeing new regulations to prohibit illegal logged timber, describes efforts to curb illegal logging and discusses further action required.
THREE powerful new documentaries following the work of EIA’s undercover investigators will premiere across Asia from Thursday, November 17, 2011. Screened as the three-part mini-series Crimes Against Nature 2 on National Geographic Channel (Asia), the programmes were a year in the making and take viewers into the murky and high-stakes underbelly of global environmental crime, [...]
EIA Head of Forests Campaign Faith Doherty has been in Jakarta this week at the Forests Indonesia Conference, hosted by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). In this interview from the Conference, she discusses the outlook for Indonesia’s forests and what approaches the Government of Indonesia needs to adopt to secure their future, as [...]
I have been in Jakarta this week, on invitation from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), to speak at the Forests Indonesia Conference it was hosting; not usually something to write home about, but something happened during the day that was quite extraordinary. The opening key speech was given by the President of Indonesia, [...]
LONDON: Supporters in the US have a second chance to see three striking new documentaries following the work of EIA undercover investigators on the frontlines of environmental crime. The Crimes Against Nature films premiered in the USA on September 6 and will be repeated there on Saturday, September 24, 2011. The programmes were a year [...]
LONDON: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a London-based international NGO, strongly refutes allegations concerning its recent report into illicit trade in timber between Laos and Vietnam made by a Vietnamese wood industry association and covered in a range of media outlets. On 28 July 2011, EIA released its report entitled “Crossroads – the illicit timber [...]