A report by EIA and other international environmental organisations, documenting how for the past 20 years Denmark has actively supported countries which practice commercial whaling, repeatedly leading to conflict with other EU member states.
A briefing calling for China’s status as a CITES-approved buyer of ivory to be immediately revoked and urging UK and European Union governments to press for a review of all holders of Approved Buyer status and to halt all one-off auctions of stockpiled ivory.
A briefing on illegal and unsustainable rosewood logging, the major threat to Thailand’s limited remaining forests, which calls on the Thai Government to unilaterally list domestic rosewood species on CITES Appendix III in 2012 with a zero quota, and to work with rosewood range states to list key Asian rosewood species on CITES Appendix II [...]
Organised environmental crime poses a growing threat, yet remains a low priority for the enforcement community. This report shows the scale and impacts of environmental crime and calls for strong political will to tackle it as a matter of urgency.
A briefing calling upon Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) to acknowledge that environmental crime, including wildlife crime, is a form of serious transnational organised crime and to adopt appropriately stringent measures to tackle it effectively.