Corruption. The core issue behind illegal logging and the associated trade. Here at EIA, we are faced all the time with corrupt practices actioned by many different actors. The dishonesty and fraud, bribery and sleaze that we have exposed within governments and business over the years haves been a major factor in pushing governments forwards, […]
EIA is in Beijing this week, attending the Asia Pacific Forestry Week meeting. The event marks 10 years since the landmark Bali Declaration, which saw governments from the Asia Pacific region and beyond commit to tackle illegal logging. To mark the occasion, EIA has released a new briefing The Bali Declaration Ten Years On. The […]
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, […]
Two of the yachts competing in the Global Ocean Race (GOR) arrived in Cape Town on Friday after a very fast and exciting sail through very challenging conditions. The crews of BSL and Campagne de France were elated by the adventure and their gruelling achievements. Meanwhile, the remaining four yachts, having been caught in […]
Today (November 1) is the official opening of Japan’s annual Dall’s porpoise hunt, the largest direct hunt of any whale, dolphin and porpoise in the world. The port of Otsuchi, in northern Japan, is the focal point of the hand harpoon hunt which has claimed up to 15,000 Dall’s porpoises in previous years. It […]